Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. What can I do?

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The best ways to back up all your photos to the cloud

Keep your digital memories safe

Worried about losing your precious pictures? Make sure they’re saved for posterity on the web—whether you’re using iOS, Android, macOS, or Windows—with these leading…

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Google plans to sell Boston Dynamics robotics division – report

Article Image Those worried about a future of Google-controlled robots taking over the world need fret no more, as the search engine giant has reportedly decided to sell off its advanced Boston Dynamics robotics research division.

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When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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Beyond cyberthreats: When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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No, Microsoft isn’t uploading your cryptographic keys so it can hand them to the FBI

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Worried about Microsoft’s full disk encryption? You probably don’t need to be — and there are ways to stop the program from uploading your recovery key to the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220129-no-microsoft-isnt-uploading-your-cryptographic-keys-so-it-can-hand-them-to-the-fbi

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5 times as much Mac malware this year

If you’re worried about hackers and cybercriminals, but you think you’re safe because you’ve got a Mac, you need to change your thinking fast. Macs are no longer the invulnerable devices they once were.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/04/5-times-as-much-mac-malware-this-year.html

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Google and Samsung escalate hostilities over watches, Tizen and Android's openness

Google is growing increasingly worried that Samsung, its largest licensee, is working to undermine its own strategy for Android, while Samsung and the rest of the industry is concerned that Google has become a “bully,” according to a new report by The Information.



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Chinese government bans Windows 8 due to Microsoft’s retirement of Windows XP

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China is claiming to be so worried about future software support from Microsoft that it is banning the use of Windows 8 on government PCs.

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