To Curb Terrorist Propaganda Online, Look to YouTube. No, Really.

Opinion: Despite YouTube’s crackdown, extremist groups are still exploiting other Google...

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Apple Data Downloads, A Dating App for Trump Fans, and More Security News This Week

North Korean bitcoin theft, Fake FCC complaints, and more security news this week.

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Russian Trolls Are Still Playing Both Sides—Even With the Mueller Probe

The latest indictment against Russian trolls shows how they sowed division in the US on wedge issues, including the investigation into their activity.

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A Trove of Facebook Data Is a Spammer's Dream and Your Nightmare

A new report suggests that spammers, not nation states, may have been behind the Facebook hack. That could be even worse news.

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Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your home
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Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your home

Enlarge (credit: Helm) There’s no doubt that Gmail has changed the way we consume email. It’s free, it gives most of us all the storage we’ll ever need, and it does a better job than most in weeding out spam and malware. But there’s a cost to all of this. The advertising model that makes this cost-free service possible means some of our most sensitive messages are being scanned for clues about who we are, what...

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The Mysterious Return of Years-Old APT1 Malware

Security researchers have discovered a new instance code associated with APT1, a notorious Chinese hacking group that disappeared in 2013.

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