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Americans have little trust in online security: poll

Most Americans don't believe their personal information is secure online and aren't satisfied with the federal government's efforts to protect it, according to a poll.

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Ready to say goodbye to passwords? Users will no longer need one for Microsoft accounts

Microsoft wants you to ditch your password. For good, this time.

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Apple security flaw: How do 'zero-click' attacks work?

Apple has spent the past week rushing to develop a fix for a major security flaw which allows spyware to be downloaded on an iPhone or iPad without the owner even clicking a button.

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Researchers develop toolkit to test Apple security, find vulnerability

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a software toolkit that allows users to test the hardware security of Apple devices. During their proof-of-concept demonstration, the research team identified ...

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Cybersecurity seen as rising risk for airlines after 9/11

After remaking their security procedures following the 9/11 attacks to stop airline hijackings, carriers are now faced with rising threats targeting computers and electronic equipment critical to their operations and safety.

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Security researcher updates OMG Cables to record user keystrokes

Security researcher Mark Green, (who goes by MG) has revealed to the Vices team at Motherboard that he and his team have upgraded their version of a hacked Lightning cable in a way that allows a hacker to record keystrokes ...

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Microsoft fixes cloud platform vulnerability after warning

Microsoft says it has fixed a flaw in its cloud computing platform that cybersecurity researchers warned could have enabled hackers to take over a cloud-based database product used by many big companies.