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How to encrypt your Android communications to prevent spying and stop thieves

Scrambling your mobile communications makes it harder for criminals to pluck out juicy chunks of data, like banking passwords.

on greenbot.com

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Reset the Net: How the web is fighting back on the anniversary of Snowden's revelations

One year to the day after Snowden's first NSA revelation broke, the web is aflutter in rebellion. Here's the details, and tools you can use to protect your privacy.

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How Google's acquisition of Divide will help Android grow as a platform

Not only will the app help the platform play nice with companies, but it'll help Android evolve into a more mature mobile operating system.

on greenbot.com

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Apple hints password reuse, not iCloud hack, at heart of locked iDevice ransom attacks

A compromise of Apple's services is not to blame for the recent ransom lockouts via Find My iPhone, according to the company.

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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

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DogeVault says thieves attacked virtual machines in $130,000 Dogecoin heist

The service lost 280 million dogecoins and has recovered 120 million

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One month later, hundreds of thousands of servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed

About a month after the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug surfaced, a large number of servers worldwide are still vulnerable to attack.

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Dropcam expands its home security platform with Dropcam Tabs

Keep Tabs on your things, and your Dropcam Pro camera can ping you if they move.

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Bogus tool for hacking your Friends' Facebook account hacks you instead

Users think they will get access to their friends' accounts, but their account is hacked instead

on pcworld.com

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Heartbleed's silver lining: People are finally thinking about online security

The security flaw got more consumers to change their passwords and start using two-factor authentication

on pcworld.com