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Best Adobe Photoshop deals: Get the photo-editing software for free

When it comes to graphic design, Adobe Photoshop is still the top name in the game. We rounded up the best Adobe Photoshop Deals available today.
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Best VPN deals: Save on NordVPN, ExpressVPN, and Surfshark

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Don’t worry; Armored Core VI is ‘fully supported’ on Steam Deck

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Hackers are pretending to be cybersecurity firm to lock your entire PC

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Ransomware attacks have spiked massively. Here’s how to stay safe

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Get a year of McAfee Antivirus protection for PC for $15

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81% think ChatGPT is a security risk, survey finds

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Best VPN services 2023: today’s top picks

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The best free parental control software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

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DuckDuckGo’s Windows browser is here to protect your privacy

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Hackers targeted DMV to expose personal data of 9.5 million people

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This bundle saves you 83% on Malwarebytes, 1Password and more

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If you have a Gigabyte motherboard, your PC might stealthily download malware

If you own a Gigabyte motherboard, your system might be at risk. Researchers spotted a dangerous vulnerability in the firmware. Fortunately, there's a fix.
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Is ChatGPT creating a cybersecurity nightmare? We asked the experts

ChatGPT can help novice coders create vicious malware, but does this herald a cyber apocalypse or is the problem overblown? We asked the experts to find out.
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Hackers have a new way of forcing ransomware payments

Research has observed bad actors targeting backups to force organizations to pay ransom in ransomware attacks.
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Chinese hackers targeting critical U.S. infrastructure, Microsoft warns

A state-sponsored Chinese hacking group has been spying on a large number of critical infrastructure organizations in the U.S., Microsoft said on Wednesday.
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These embarrassing passwords got celebrities hacked

Many celebrities have proven that they are just as lazy with their passwords as we are. Here are some famous passwords that have leaked online.
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Hackers may have stolen the master key to another password manager

KeePass is a popular password manager, but it is vulnerable to a newly discovered exploit that could let hackers steal your master password in plain text.
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Hackers are using a devious new trick to infect your devices

Two new website domain name extensions have just been launched, and hackers are already abusing them to trick people into downloading malicious files.
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Microsoft just gave you a new way to stay safe from viruses

Password-protected viruses have long been a tactic for hackers to evade detection, but Microsoft has just unleashed a new way of putting them to the sword.
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A massive data breach has left Intel scrambling for solutions

MSI suffered a major data breach, but it's not the only company impacted -- all Intel users may be at risk.
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This clever browser extension could banish viruses for good

Staying safe online can sometimes be a hassle, but a new browser extension could protect you from malware without interrupting your day or slowing things down.
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FBI disables Russian malware operation targeting foreign governments

The FBI has successfully disrupted a malware operation that allowed Russian spies to steal sensitive information from foreign governments over many years.
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The best GPU overclocking software in 2023

Interested in speeding up your GPU? Here is the best software for overclocking your graphics card, including first-party and third-party solutions.
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No, 1Password wasn’t hacked – here’s what really happened

1Password users recently got a worrying alert saying their password manager Secret Keys had been changed behind their backs. Yet all was not what it seemed.
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This Windows 12 concept makes me excited for a full redesign

A Windows 12 concept showcases a full reimagining of how the next generation could look.
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Is macOS more secure than Windows? This malware report has the answer

The latest malware report from Elastic Security Labs lays out the security situation for macOS, Windows and Linux -- and the results might surprise you.
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This deal gets you a year of McAfee Antivirus for $15

One year of McAfee Antivirus is available from Dell for $15, down from its original price of $50. Take advantage of the offer for your computer's protection.
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Hackers wiped out this popular tax prep software as filing deadline looms

The IRS-authorized tax preparation software service recently suffered a JavaScript malware attack in the middle of tax season.
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This Mac malware can steal your credit card data in seconds

Think Macs can’t get viruses? Think again, as a new Mac malware strain has been found that steals credit card info, login data, and even your password database.
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Your Windows 11 screenshots may not be as private as you thought

Windows 11's default screenshot app, the Snipping Tool, has a bug that can leave portions of your cropped screenshots intact and recoverable.
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NordPass adds passkey support to banish your weak passwords

The NordPass password manager has added support for passkeys, letting you log in with a fingerprint or your face and banishing weak passwords in the process.
The best VPN for Mac is NordVPN.

NordVPN Free Trial: Try the service for free for a month

A NordVPN free trial is a great way to test out the popular VPN service, as well as to test if a VPN service is something you want for your home or office.
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Akamai foils massive DDoS attack in Asia that reached 900Gbps

The largest DDoS attack in the Asia-Pacific region has just been mitigated before it could cause any serious damage. Here's what happened.

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