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This mobile Trojan from China fills your phone with porn apps

Malware that secretly installs porn apps on your phone is infecting devices by the millions, becoming the world’s largest mobile Trojan.

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Eyefi leaves some card owners stranded, highlighting IoT hazards

Older Eyefi networked flash cards will become the next IoT devices to effectively die in consumers’ hands when the company cuts off support for its older models in September.

'Morpho' hackers pull off cyberpunk heists

DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 denies Russian links and mocks security firms

The hacker who claims to have breached the Democratic National Committee’s networks is trying to beat back accusations that he’s linked with the Russian government.

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Android N is neither 3 Musketeers nor Snickers: Just plain Nougat

The suspense is over: Google has revealed the sweet nickname for its newest edition of the Android operating system -- Nougat. Google, which had been calling the in-progress OS Android N, disclosed the news initially via Snapchat and...

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Latest iPhone 7 rumor shows Apple is getting serious about storage

The iPhone 7 may finally get rid of the 16GB storage tier.


US Courts wiretap report: Smartphones impact, encryption confounds

The number of state wiretaps in which encryption was encountered decreased from 22 in 2014 to 7 in 2015. In all of these wiretaps, officials were unable to decipher the plain text of the messages. Six federal wiretaps were reported...

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Microsoft ends its deceptive Windows 10 upgrades

It’s too little, too late, but Microsoft is finally backing off from its deceptive Windows 10 upgrade tactics.

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Critics denounce Windows 10 upgrade changes as PR ploy

Commenters scoffed after Microsoft backtracked from a widely-criticized ploy to trick users into upgrading to Windows 10, calling it a public relations move.

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Microsoft expands cloud management licensing to include on-premises tools too

Microsoft Monday announced that customers can purchase a joint licensing agreement for its Operations Management Suite cloud management product and it’s popular on-premises infrastructure manager, System Center.


Dell stops selling Android devices

Dell has stopped selling its last Android devices as it washes its hand of pure tablets and focuses more on Windows 2-in-1 devices.

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IBM and Cisco will make Watson into a virtual workmate

Watson might schedule your meetings someday if a partnership between IBM and Cisco Systems bears the fruit they’re hoping to grow. In the meantime, the companies hope to save employees from some of the meaningless tasks they have to...

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Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says

The U.S. Congress has a small window of time to stop proposed changes in federal court rules that will expand the FBI's authority to hack into computers during criminal investigations, a senator said Thursday.

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Kaspersky: Ransomware that encrypts is booming

Over the past year the number of machines hit by ransomware that encrypts all or part of the hard drive is five-and-a-half times what it was the year before, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Over 100 DDoS botnets built using Linux malware for embedded devices

LizardStresser, the DDoS malware for Linux systems written by the infamous Lizard Squad attacker group, was used over the past year to create over 100 botnets, some built almost exclusively from compromised internet-of-things devices....

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Next best thing to Black Friday? Amazon Prime Day comes on July 12

You won't necessarily be able to use Amazon Prime Day on July 12 as an excuse to avoid family, like some do with Black Friday, but Amazon is promising that you'll get to choose from 100,000 great online shopping deals.

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HP sells PCs in a new way as it tries to speed up upgrades

The PC upgrade cycle has slowed down to every five to six years, and HP's trying a new service model to sell PCs and devices at a faster pace.

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Google age-discrimination lawsuit may become a monster

There's a motion to turn an existing lawsuit into a class action. People who interviewed in person for certain types of engineering jobs, were over the age of 40 at the time and were rejected could be eligible to join.

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Microsoft appears to be building a business app marketplace

Microsoft appears to be building a business app store. The company appears to have accidentally launched a test version of a service called Appsource that’s designed to help businesses find software that augments the Microsoft...

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