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Browsing anonymity may seem appealing for various reasons. Regardless of whether they have something worth hiding/protecting or not, those who know better appreciate the value of online privacy protection. But is VPN-supported anonymity all it is rumored to be, or not? A study coming from a joint Princeton and Stanford researcher team seems to prove […]

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Soon, your Samsung phone may be able to recognize your iris and log you into your Windows PC. Iris-scanning via phone is not yet a feature available for Samsung’s latest Galaxy Book 2-in-1s, which were announced at Mobile World Congress. But the company wants to quickly bridge the gap between its Galaxy smartphones, which run […]

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In another strange tale from the kinetic-attack-meets-cyberattack department, earlier this week I heard from a loyal reader in Brazil whose wife was recently mugged by three robbers who nabbed her iPhone.

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In a fresh analysis of the Shamoon2 malware, researchers from Arbor Networks’ Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) say they have unearthed new leads on the tools and techniques used in the most recent wave of attacks. Shamoon2 surfaced in November, approximately four years after the original Shamoon was used in attacks against Saudi Aramco, a national […]

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Now that tax season has begun, IRS-related phishing scams are back. This year, hackers are expanding their victim range to include school districts, NGOs and tribal organizations, according to an IRS alert released in February. “It can result in the large-scale theft of sensitive data that criminals can use to commit various crimes, including filing […]

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