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A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

Some say the privacy climate has improved due to technology advances, but that could change with the new administration

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Report: Backdoor access in the Blu R1 HD and other phones sent data to China

The spyware impacted some prepaid and international models, but Blu says that a software fix has patched the privacy breach.

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10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

Wombat Security Technologies recommends remote employees follow these 10 best practices to shore up security for their organizations -- and themselves

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12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Hardware and software that live past their end-of-life dates pose serious risks to organizations. Find out which assets you should update, upgrade, or replace ASAP

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What’s left for BlackBerry? The products that still matter

Mobile security, management, and communications tools are what BlackBerry is now all about, though the quality varies

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Emerging technologies are poking holes in security

Accelerated change challenges change management, security devops and emerging technologies that enable business innovation and opportunities demand fast, frequent change from the enterprise. The speed and regularity as well as the...

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Google offers $200K for top prize in new Android hack challenge

Researchers can submit entries for limited-time 'bug chain' contest from now until March 14, 2017

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Afraid of online hacks? Worry more about your phone

An entire industry is devoted to protecting you online. It's about time we took phone scams as seriously

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20% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

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Google outlines security features in Android 7.0 Nougat

Improvements include faster direct boot, streamlined software updates, and enhanced integration with corporate directories

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Galaxy Note 7 catches the eye and more

The new Samsung phablet provides a full portfolio of security options that truly advance the Android cause for business

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90% off Become an Ethical Hacker With This Complete eLearning Bundle - Deal Alert

With cyberattacks putting everyone on edge, companies are looking for ethical hackers--IT pros paid handsomely to hack their network, expose security flaws, and fix them before someone else breaks in. Learn the tools of the ethical...

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3 ways websites get pwned -- and threaten you

Hackers are maliciously manipulating both sides of the web experience, but a little due diligence goes a long way to thwart them

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Edward Snowden has developed an iPhone case meant to kill surveillance

The concept device is designed to protect journalists from governments spying on their locations

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The makings of a man-in-the-middle attack

David Richardson, director of product at Lookout, walks us through this all-too-common attack

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Here's how secret voice commands could hijack your smartphone

A muffled voice buried in a YouTube video can take over your phone, researchers say

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Google fixes over 100 flaws in Android, many in chipset drivers

Manufacturers can choose between two patch levels, one dedicated to device-specific fixes

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