People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.
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A new algorithm could speed up detection of weapons-grade nuclear material at national borders to protect against nuclear terrorism, researchers report.
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Sharing photos and information as part of a game or challenge can threaten your social media security, an expert warns.
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Surfing attacks use ultrasonic waves to control your phone from afar. They could let hackers make calls or read texts, all without you knowing.
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A new app called IoT Assistant can tell you when your data's being collected in public places. Try it out on your own phone.
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Hackers have a range of motives for the cyberattacks they pull off. Understanding more about those motives could help stop web defacements.
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Putting edible tags made of proteins on pills could help fight back against counterfeit drugs, which claim thousands of lives each year.
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"...the ones causing the most damage are loose groups of individuals who come together to do one thing, do it really well... then disappear."
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Electronic pills with built-in sensors could give doctors a better picture of your health, but they also come with privacy concerns, researchers say.
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