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Creepy ‘FruitFly’ Surveillance Malware Hits American Apple Macs

New surveillance malware hits Apple Macs, most in America. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Apple Mac malware outbreaks are rare. So when they happen, people pay attention. Law enforcement agents are now investigating what appears to be a slice of … Continue reading

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Millions of IoT devices are vulnerable to widespread bug

Researchers find a flaw that could let hackers take over millions of security cameras and other connected devices. Millions of connected devices, including security cameras, are affected by this bug. TF-Images / Getty Images Millions of net-connected devices around the … Continue reading

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Surface Laptop review: Microsoft’s MacBook Air killer nails what students need

At a Glance Microsoft Surface Laptop (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) – Burgundy PCWorld Rating $1,299.00 MSRP $1,299.00 View on Amazon Updated 07/18/2017: We’ve upgraded the Surface Laptop to Windows 10 Pro to run traditional benchmarks, and the results … Continue reading

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How to Use Microsoft’s Free Office Online Software

If you don’t need the full might of Microsoft Office on the desktop, use the free online version instead. Do you want to use Microsoft Office without paying for it? Try the free Office Online edition. As the name indicates, … Continue reading

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A massive botnet was tweeting you porn for months

Security researchers say the Siren botnet of almost 90,000 Twitter accounts was one of the largest spam campaigns on social media. It was the social media equivalent of the Sirens who lured sailors to their doom in Greek mythology. One … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Build 16241 gives the best sneak peek yet at the Fall Creators Update

As Windows 10’s next big release date nears, the latest Insider Preview Build 16241 gives us a solid sneak peek at what the Fall Creators Update will look like. You’ll see a some significant new features, including Ubuntu support, update … Continue reading

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AMD’s Ryzen 3 lineup brings competitive quad-core CPUs to the masses

Credit: AMD AMD continued its quest to democratize multi-core computing on Thursday as it revealed hard details about Ryzen 3 processors with twice as many CPU cores as their Intel rivals. Only a pair of Ryzen 3 chips will be … Continue reading

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