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Microsoft is launching new Microsoft Authenticator applications next month in popular mobile app stores to provide users with multi-factor authentication (MFA) functionality on the go. MFA is the new trend among high-tech companies, and Microsoft is the latest to have made its plans on the technology official, after Yahoo! last year debuted a new sign-in […]

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The next release of Android’s operating system, code-named Nougat, will prevent malware from locking users’ screens, a Symantec researcher wrote on a corporate blog. Ransomware, a type of application that extorts victims by locking up data or devices, often works by resetting cellphone passwords. Users are then forced to pay for the new password to […]

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Even the simplest malware can bring about an emotional response. For example, a classic Skype Trojan simply sent the message “Hi” to everyone in its victims’ contact list each time they were online. The result was pretty predictable: The friends and acquaintances responded — many of them simultaneously. For some users it was such a […]

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