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Email No Longer a Secure Method of Communication After Critical Flaw Discovered in PGP

If you use PGP or S/MIME for email encryption you should immediately disable it in your email client. Researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability they’re calling EFAIL that exposes the encrypted emails in plaintext, even for messages sent in the past. Read More >>

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This Is What Happens When a Phone Explodes on Your Leg (Warning: Graphic)

You have the Internet in your pocket. The ability to communicate with anyone in the world at your fingertips. A big and beautiful glass screen that's asking to be touched. Too bad all those things can combine into one giant battery-fuelled bomb in your trousers. We've all heard about phones exploding and seen the damage it causes, here's what it looks like up close. It's terrifying. Read More >>

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Reddit Bans Links to Big-Name Sites Over Spamming Violations

Reddit has announced, in a new subreddit called r/BannedDomains, that it is banning a swathe of big-name websites — including The Atlantic and Businessweek — in a bid to limit spam and abuse. Read More >>