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VENOM bug

A new web server vulnerability called VENOM was announced yesterday, but customers of Signal's web hosting are safe. Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation (VENOM) can affect so-called "virtual" machines, many of which may... Read more

Google revamps CAPTCHAs

Well, it was only a matter of time. Google tells us most CAPTCHAs — those little tests we're required to pass online in order to prove we're actually human beings by interpreting squiggly text — can mostly be defeated now by clever computers. But... Read more

More cyber attacks on Apple products likely

Security attacks on Apple products are on the rise, according to computer security firm SentinalOne, and likely to increase on 2015. Call it the double-edged sword of success. As desktops running Mac OS and devices running iOS become ever more... Read more

Heartbleed Update: How to Create Strong Passwords

If you're not changing your important passwords this weekend you're at risk. Just do it. What's the big deal? Think of it as spring cleaning; a good time to get your passwords organized and get some strong passwords in place. Our advice to all our... Read more

WATCH: Heartbleed Security Flaw Explained in Simple English

This is a brilliant explanation of the Heartbleed Bug in easy to understand language. In the video, popular YouTuber Tom Scott breaks down what Heartbleed is, using diagrams and Pokemon references to illustrate his point. Watch this... and then go... Read more

Why The Security Bug Heartbleed Has A Catchy Logo

Welcome to the future — branding and identity graphics for internet security holes. You've probably never heard of CVE-2014-0160. But you probably have heard of the Heartbleed bug, the "catastrophic" security hole that was revealed in half a... Read more

A simple way to improve your password

Here's a simple way to boost online security: Make your password longer. It's (not so) simple math: An 8-character password offers 722 trillion possible combinations, based on 26 upper-case letters in the alphabet, 26 lower-case, 10 numbers and 10... Read more

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