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Why France and Germany fear Facebook’s cryptocurrency – and plan to block it

France and Germany are the latest nations to come out against cryptocurrencies, saying they will block Facebook's Libra as it poses a risk to consumers and “the monetary sovereignty” of European nations.

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Mozilla first reveals, then conceals, paid support plan for Firefox

For more than a week, Mozilla touted a service called 'Mozilla Enterprise Client Support' for Firefox, then pulled the information off its website.

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Mozilla previews Firefox VPN, will charge for service at some point

The company's Firefox Private Network is an extension that encrypts traffic between Firefox and websites to better secure user data and privacy.

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Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

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Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

yx7mvik

Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

yx7mvik

Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

yx7mvik

Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

yx7mvik

Lemonade is changing the way we insure our homes

Your home can be broken into or destroyed by a natural disaster when you least expect it. When that happens, how will you get back on your feet? Ideally, you would’ve been paying homeowner’s or renter’s insurance to cover your...

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Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Your PC needs virus protection, full stop. No matter how careful you are, some threats can't be avoided without the aid of antivirus software. Our top picks will keep you protected.

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New NetCAT CPU side-channel vulnerability exploitable over the network

NetCAT takes advantage of Intel DDIO technology to remotely execute keystroke timing attacks.

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Newegg's one-day sale cuts McAfee Total Protection to just $18, a whopping $82 drop

Newegg is selling the popular security suite, McAfee Total Protection for $18 today.

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Bitdefender 2020 review: Solid protection, with an AI parental control add-on

Bitdefender 2020 features a high level of malware protection, a new privacy extension, and enhanced parental controls.

Internet of Things (IoT) / security alert / wireless network management

IoT vendors ignore basic security best practices, CITL research finds

New measurements by the CITL mass fuzzing project show just how bad things really are--and how IoT device makers could radically increase binary security with one day of engineering work.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) / two-factor authentication (2FA) / one-time security code

2fa explained: How to enable it and how it works

Two-factor authentication (2fa) is a method of establishing access to an online account or computer system that requires the user to provide two different types of information. It can boost security for anyone using any kind of online...

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Top offers for cyberthreats and security software for September 2019

Explore this week’s top software for virus protection and device security. Take advantage of current offers on privacy control and cyberthreats for a stress free and safe life. PCWorld has the latest offers and coupons on electronics...

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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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