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Private Internet Access 2019 review: A new app with the same great price

Private Internet Access is a great, low-priced VPN that now looks as good as it operates with a new app.

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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The 5 best VPNs for Android

PCWorld's picks for the five best VPNs for Android devices including smartphones and tablets.

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What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

In the arms race between white and black hats, the infosec industry looks to quantum cryptography and quantum key distribution (QKD). That may be just part of the answer, however.

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Hackers use Slack to hide malware communications

A watering hole attack used Slack for its command-and-control communications to avoid network and endpoint detection.

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PrivateVPN by Trunkspace review: Needs work, but we like the promise not to log user activity

PrivateVPN by Trunkspace is a capable VPN with a solid promise not to log your actions, but speeds and features could be better.

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VMware firewall takes aim at defending apps in data center, cloud

VMware says its new Service-defined Firewall has gains deep visibility into the hosts and services that generate network traffic via company’s existing NSX network management software, its vSphere hypervisors and AppDefense threat...

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What is Cryptojacking?

'Cryptojacking' is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency.

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Get two years of Bitdefender protection for all your family's devices for $30—a wild $170 discount

Newegg is selling a two-year subscription to the Bitdefender Family Pack for just $30 right now.

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CyberGhost 7 Review: A better app and same good service

CyberGhost continues to be one of our favorite VPNs that caters to overseas streamers, offers a good amount of countries, and basic security features for a good price.

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WebAuthn: What you need to know about the future of the passwordless Web

Hate passwords? We all do. So Microsoft, Google, and other browser makers have made WebAuthn to replace passwords with your fingerprint and facial recognition.

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Cisco uncorks 26 security patches for switches, firewalls

Cisco is patching holes in software for Nexus 3000, 3500, 7000, 9000 switches and for Firepower 4100 Series next-generation firewall and Firepower 9300 security appliance.

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New CISA director outlines top 5 priorities for protecting U.S. critical infrastructure

CISA’s Christopher Krebs has a two-year plan for his new cybersecurity agency, with China, supply chain and 5G as top priorities.

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Malicious URLs now rampant: study

Malicious URLs are now rampant problem according to a study which found they are contained in an average of one in every 61 emails.

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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice for Mac users

What's the best VPN for Mac? The number of VPN services can be daunting, which is why we've put them to the test—to help you find the best one for Mac owners

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One in three organizations suffered data breaches due to mobile devices

New Verizon report shows a big gap between organizations' mobile security risk concerns and mobile security best practices they implement.

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Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 add-on support April 1

'Extended Security Updates' will give enterprise customers more time to move off Windows 7 by providing security fixes for OS vulnerabilities after support ends in January 2020.

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What is an IT auditor? A vital role for risk assessment

An IT auditor is responsible for analyzing and assessing an organization’s technological infrastructure to find problems with efficiency, risk management and compliance.

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