Don’t Fall For This Sophisticated New PayPal Phishing Scam

Around 200 million people have a PayPal account. It’s been one of the most popular online payment services for years, which is why it’s such a popular target for phishing scams. Since they’re tied to your credit card or bank account, they’re particularly prized by cybercriminals. Security experts at ESET recently discovered a new PayPal phishing scam that they say is particularly sophisticated. The emails these fraudsters are sending out are convincingly written and feature the PayPal logo and there’s even a bit of fine print at the bottom for added effect.

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AT&T’s AirGig could change how it delivers fast Internet

AT&T raised a few eyebrows last fall when it announced experimental technology to deliver speedy “multi-gigabit” wireless Internet over existing power lines. Now that potential solution, called Project AirGig, appears much closer to becoming reality, and has moved well beyond the experimental stage. AT&T says it is having “advanced discussions” with power companies to begin field trials of Project AirGig in at least two locations by the fall, and if all goes well, commercial deployment could occur within 9 to 12 months. One of the trials will be in the U.S.; a second could be outside the country.

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8 frustrating Google Chrome irritations and how to fix them

Chrome may be the most-used browser in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. Far from it. Despite receiving over 50 updates over the years, Google’s browser still harbors several rough edges and idiosyncrasies that can make for a less than optimal online experience. A lot of articles show you how to fiddle with the browser in exotic ways. Not this one. Here, we’ll show you how to make Chrome less annoying—and that sweet, serene sanity is worth more than a thousand experimental features.

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The meteoric rise of SD-WAN: what is driving market demand?

By now, you have probably stumbled upon the term Software-Defined Wide Area Network (or SD-WAN). But SD-WAN is not just another buzzword, and it has quickly gained traction among CIOs. The reason being, SD-WAN enables CIOs to confidently consider hybrid WAN deployments that make the best of the ubiquitous and inexpensive nature of the Internet and the privacy and reliability of MPLS links.

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Don’t be Duped by This Frighteningly Effective GMail Scam

Security researchers have identified a “highly effective” phishing scam that’s been fooling Google Gmail customers into divulging their login credentials. The scheme, which has been gaining popularity in the past few months and has reportedly been hitting other email services, involves a clever trick that can be difficult to detect. Researchers at WordFence, a team that makes a popular security tool for the blog site WordPress, warned of the attack in a recent blog post, noting that it has been “having a wide impact, even on experienced technical users.” (See these people, whose accounts were targeted.)

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The top enterprise firewalls of 2015

A good firewall will keep your company’s and customers’ private information secure in order to prevent issues such as identity theft, hackers and viruses by shutting off access to your network where necessary. With recent data breaches like that of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and at Harvard, firewalls are gaining increasing importance in business. IT Central Station, a crowdsourced platform for unbiased enterprise tech reviews, recently announced its top ten enterprise firewalls based on data from over 85,000 views from 2014 to Q1 2015. IT Central Station is a trusted vendor neutral site that helps keep users informed in order to help them make the best buying decisions for their company.

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15 things we bet you didn’t know your iPhone could do

That new iPhone you got for the holidays is Apple’s best yet. Hopefully you’ve spent some time playing around with its many features, downloaded a few apps, and used the iPhone’s terrific camera. It’s estimated we only use only 10% of what our consumer electronics can do, so we’ve put together a list of some of the lesser-known ways to get the most out of your new device.

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