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What Is Microsoft’s Pluton Security Processor?

The first computers packing Microsoft’s Pluton security processor arrive in 2022 thanks to AMD’s Ryzen 6000 laptop CPUs. If you haven’t heard of the technology, Pluton promises improved hardware security by walling off sensit…

Norton 360 Antivirus Now Mines Cryptocurrency

Norton has an interesting feature tucked inside its Norton 360 antivirus subscription—a cryptocurrency miner. It’s not turned on by default, but it is installed as part of your antivirus package whether you want it or not….

LastPass Says Security Alerts Were Sent in Error

LastPass has been dealing with a rather unfortunate situation. Some users received alerts that unauthorized individuals were logging into their LastPass account with their master password. It turns out, these alerts were sent…

How to Monitor and Block Ad Trackers on Android

Apps you install on Android often collect data about you and your activity for the app developers and their affiliates. With a tool developed at the University of Oxford, you can see those trackers and even stop them in their…

Hackers Are Using RTF Files in Phishing Campaigns

Hackers are increasingly using an RTF template injection technique to phish for information from victims. Three APT hacking groups from India, Russia, and China, used a novel RTF template injection technique in their recent …

What to Look for in a Security Camera

Security cameras come with a wide variety of features, so it can be challenging to pick the one you want. You need to think about what you plan on using your camera for and then browse for a suitable option….

NordVPN vs. IPVanish: Which Is the Best VPN?

NordVPN and IPVanish are two big names in the VPN industry, and you can’t help but run into both of them when shopping for the best VPN for your needs. To help you make the choice, we’re going to compare the two of them on al…

Privacy vs. Security: What’s the Difference?

Online, privacy and security go hand-in-hand. They’re often used interchangeably, but that isn’t quite right. While privacy and anonymity might lend themselves to better security, they aren’t the same as security—they’re on…
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