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Wyze Video Doorbell Pro arrives for preorder: Features, release date, price

Wyze Video Doorbell Pro arrives for preorder: Features, release date, price

Smart home company Wyze has launched its new Video Doorbell Pro for preorder. The device is exactly what it sounds like: a smart doorbell with a built-in camera, offering consumers an alternative to similar products from larger companies. Wyze promises a wide-angle view, rapid installation, long battery life, and more.

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Microsoft Autofill wants to be your all-in-one data entry solution

Microsoft Autofill wants to be your all-in-one data entry solution

Password managers are a dime a dozen these days, but some of them have fallen out of favor due to one business-related change or another. Some password managers are also limited to doing just what their name suggests, creating and storing passwords. These days, however, many users find themselves wanting to store and retrieve more than just passwords, and Microsoft's new Autofill service is aiming to fill that need across all platforms, both mobile and desktop.

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WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encrypted chat cloud backups

WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encrypted chat cloud backups

WhatsApp is now rolling out end-to-end encrypted chat cloud backups, enabling users to keep a copy of their messaging history without compromising their privacy. The feature is rolling out to users gradually while the company monitors the experience, ensuring any potential issues can be addressed before everyone has access to the backup option.

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Windows 11 TPM 2.0 benefit against attacks demonstrated by Microsoft

Windows 11 TPM 2.0 benefit against attacks demonstrated by Microsoft

Unlike with Windows 10, Windows 11's upgrade woes started even before it landed on any hardware, including those of testers. The operating system's list of requirements left many users, both experts and novices, scratching their heads in confusion. While Microsoft finally did clarify the bare minimum it considers fit for Windows 11, there remain a few misgivings about some of those, particularly the ones related to security. Microsoft, however, is adamant about how critical TPM and its friends are to Windows 11 security and is only too happy to demonstrate why.

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Verizon’s Visible MVNO may have been hacked

Verizon’s Visible MVNO may have been hacked

Aside from the big three, previously four, US network operators, there are quite a number of smaller carriers catering to more specific segments of the phone market. The advent of MVNOs or Mobile Virtual Network Operators has only increased the number of players, but these often still call those bigger networks their home. Visible, for example, is Verizon's attempt at servicing more budget-conscious customers, and it may have been the latest victim of a security breach that has its subscribers up in arms.

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Arlo changes policy ending phone support after 90 days for non-subscribers

Arlo changes policy ending phone support after 90 days for non-subscribers

Arlo is a company that makes several different types of wireless HD cameras for home security. The product is very similar to Ring cameras, with a complete line of camera products ranging from doorbells to floodlight cameras and traditional security cameras. Recently, Arlo did something sure to anger some in its customer base.

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iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2 released: Time to update your iPhone

iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2 released: Time to update your iPhone

Apple has released iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2, updating the iPhone and iPad with the latest version of its software. The new releases bring a number of bug fixes, including addressing one potentially frustrating CarPlay error where music could fail to load or cut out mid-song.

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Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch, the popular Amazon-owned video streaming service is hit by a major hack attack leaving the platform exposed open on both ends. This is one of the most embarrassing hacks in recent times and places a big question mark on Twitch’s security measures in place. This attack was executed by an anonymous hacker who has done more damage to the video game streaming platform than ever imagined.

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Twitch resets stream keys as investigation into breach continues

Twitch resets stream keys as investigation into breach continues

Yesterday wasn't a great day for Twitch or its streamers. Early in the day, we learned that Twitch had allegedly suffered a massive leak that exposed a ton of information about the site and those who stream on it. Later in the day, Twitch confirmed that a breach did indeed happen but didn't comment on its extent. Now the company is back with an update, revealing that it has reset users' stream keys just to be safe.

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Twitch offers details on the scope of its data breach

Twitch offers details on the scope of its data breach

Popular streaming service Twitch confirmed yesterday that a data breach had occurred that leaked a massive amount of data into the wild. Twitch said yesterday, when it first announced the data breach occurred, it was working to understand the extent of the breach and promised to share more information when available. Some reports have suggested that 125 gigabytes of data had been leaked due to the attack, including full Twitch source code and payout information for the platform's top streamers.

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Twitch confirms data breach but remains silent on scope

Twitch confirms data breach but remains silent on scope

Earlier today, we heard a rather shocking report which claimed that Twitch may have suffered a massive data breach. The report even went so far as to claim that the "entirety" of Twitch had been leaked, and indeed, the supposed hacker behind that breach published a 125GB torrent filled with information including Twitch's source code and the payout details for the platform's top streamers. Now, Twitch has confirmed that it did indeed suffer a breach but has stopped short of confirming the extent.

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Massive Twitch leak reveals source code, streamer payouts

Massive Twitch leak reveals source code, streamer payouts

Today is probably not a good day for the folks over at Twitch, as a massive leak has seemingly revealed a ton of information about the website. The leaked information was originally posted to 4chan in a whopping 125GB torrent. It apparently contains things like many years of Twitch source codes and streamer payout reports dating back to 2019.

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