Google’s new Advanced Protection Program helps high-risk users

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google on Tuesday announced a new security feature made specifically for people with Google accounts who are at high-risk of being targeted for online hacks. The new Advanced Protection Program was created for folks like campaign staffers preparing for an upcoming election, journalists needing to protect confidential sources and people in abusive […]

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Google’s new Advanced Protection Program helps high-risk users

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google on Tuesday announced a new security feature made specifically for people with Google accounts who are at high-risk of being targeted for online hacks. The new Advanced Protection Program was created for folks like campaign staffers preparing for an upcoming election, journalists needing to protect confidential sources and people in abusive […]

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Why KRACK could hit your smart home’s Wi-Fi the hardest

The KRACK attack hits any device using WPA2 security, and it may hit smart homes the hardest. Aaron Robinson/CNET The latest massive security vulnerability hits close to home. It’s called KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attack, and it’s a vulnerability that affects any Wi-Fi connection using the common encryption method WPA2. That means pretty much […]

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Why KRACK could hit your smart home’s Wi-Fi the hardest

The KRACK attack hits any device using WPA2 security, and it may hit smart homes the hardest. Aaron Robinson/CNET The latest massive security vulnerability hits close to home. It’s called KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attack, and it’s a vulnerability that affects any Wi-Fi connection using the common encryption method WPA2. That means pretty much […]

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Argo AI CEO says to look past the self-driving hype

Ford invested $1 billion in Argo AI to help bring self-driving cars to the masses. But don’t count on them arriving any time soon, if Argo’s CEO is to be taken at his word. In a post on Medium, CEO Bryan Salesky suggests the public temper its expectations of near-future autonomous cars: “We’re taking a pragmatic […]

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