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5 steps to keep your accounts safe from hackers and scammers

Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year — Home Depot, Target, Subway, Adobe and eBay were just a handful — the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys …

How Hackers Reportedly Side-Stepped Google's Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is generally seen as the safest bet for protecting your Gmail account. But a harrowing tale from indie developer Grant …

Authentication

Cybersecurity: It's about way more than countering hackers

Discovery<p><b>Growing professionals in cybersecurity means supporting an interdisciplinary approach that develops sophisticated thinkers</b><p>Among the options …

Find Out Whether This Unkillable Tracker Is On Your Smartphone

The generally accepted trade-off on the Internet is that you give up your privacy to get free stuff. It’s summed up by a frequently repeated adage, “If you’re not paying for it, you’re the product.” But sometimes you’re paying for it, and you’re still the product. Verizon and AT&T customers are …

Killing the Need for Passwords With Biometrics

October 31st, 2014, 11:18 AM UTC<p>Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- The Money 20/20 conference kicks off next week in Las Vegas. It is the leading event for …

Tor exit node found to add malware to downloaded binaries

Using an exitmap module he created, Josh Pitts, a researcher with Leviathan Security, has discovered that a Tor exit node in Russia is adding malware …

Earth's Water Existed 135 Million Years Earlier than Thought

The water that supports life on Earth may have been on the planet much earlier than scientists previously thought, new research suggests.<p>While the …

Astronomy