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Feature Email is the world's most common digital means of communication, but the almost ancient technology does not make it easy for those who care about their privacy. News For the sixth time this year, Chrome needs an emergency update to keep users safe. Feature You don't have to pay for antivirus software to be adequately protected online, but that largely depends on your habits and how much energy you have to devote to PC security.
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News The FBI's 'Operation Duck Hunt' took over the Qakbot botnet and used it to deliver a tool that uninstalled it from hundreds of thousands of PCs.