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FastestVPN review: It's not, but that's okay

FastestVPN won't wow you with its speeds, but the price is right, the privacy promises are good, and the simultaneous connection limit is solid.

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What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky

Biometric authentication uses physical or behavioral human characteristics to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. It has the potential to make authentication dramatically faster, easier and more...

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ESET Cyber Security Pro for Mac review: High level of protection at a good price

ESET Cyber Security Pro gets protection right, but there isn't much value for pro users compared to other suites.

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Surprise, Opera's free VPN is back! Here's how to get it on your Android phone

Opera's VPN has returned as a browser feature after the standalone app was shut down last April. Here's how to get it on your phone.

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Best smart smoke detector to keep your home safe

Smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors don’t just sound the alarm, they also alert your smart phone and more.

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What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites. Here's what you need to know about this venerable, but increasingly sophisticated, form of cyber attack.

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Apple issues macOS 10.14.3 Supplemental Update

The Supplemental Update fixes the Group FaceTime bug that has been making headlines lately.

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TotalAV works in harmony with all existing softwares already installed on your device, providing an unrivaled one-two punch of protection and performance maintenance for PC and Mac users alike.

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Get TotalAV Essential AntiVirus for $19.99 (80% off)

TotalAV works in harmony with all existing softwares already installed on your device, providing an unrivaled one-two punch of protection and performance maintenance for PC and Mac users alike.

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Get Your First Month Of NordVPN, Dashlane, and More For Just $1

The deal includes subscriptions to NordVPN, Dashlane Password Manager, Degoo, and Panda for just $1.

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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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Report: Over 59,000 GDPR data breach notifications, but only 91 fines

The low number of fines relative to the volume of reported breaches might be due to over-extended regulators, says a DLA Piper report.

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Add cybersecurity to Doomsday Clock concerns, says Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Doomsday Clock, once a ritual feature of the Cold War, warns that cybersecurity issues like IoT and cyber-enabled information warfare endanger humanity.

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Google's Password Checkup plugin for Chrome can warn you if your password was stolen

When you log into a site, Google's Password Checkup plugin for Chrome will check whether your credentials have been compromised.

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Disconnect Premium review: A worthy VPN that won't blow your mind

Disconnect Premium is a usable VPN available at a great price with the right privacy promises, but location options are limited.

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451 Research: Security is top data management challenge

A survey of highly qualified data management professionals by 451 Research shows that growing data volumes have made security their biggest concern.

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A second, massive Collections leak of 2.2 billion email addresses probably has your information

Remember the Collections #1 data breach about a week ago? Well, there's more: Collections #2 to #5 have leaked, bringing the estimated total of stolen email addresses online to 2.19 billion.

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Five ways to protect a new laptop

A laptop is a huge investment. Here's how to keep it safe.

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Best antivirus software: 11 top tools

These top-ranking Windows 10 client antivirus products were tested on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability.

What is application security? A process and tools for securing software

Application security is the process of making apps more secure by finding, fixing, and enhancing the security of apps. Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential as threats become more potent and prevalent.

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