PCMag SecurityWatch

Here are today's top cybersecurity news headlines from "PCMag Security Watch."

Take these 5 steps to stop apps from collecting your personal data.

Hackers behind Oakland ransomware release dump of city employees data.

Nord VPN gets a 4.5 star-rating.

Last Pass employee could've prevented hack with a software update.

US National Cybersecurity strategy points to China as most persistent, active threat.

The fastest VPNs.

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TODAY'S FEATURED STORY
Take These 5 Steps to Stop Apps From Collecting Your Data

Stop letting companies collect your data. Use these tips to keep your personal information safe.

 
THE LATEST
Hackers Behind Oakland Ransomware Attack Dump City Employee Data

The Play ransomware group has published links to a 10GB database containing confidential information on numerous city employees.

NordVPN Gets a 4.5-Star Rating

NordVPN packs numerous privacy features into a slick client that has grown beyond just VPN protection into a privacy juggernaut, offering antivirus and unique tools at a premium price.

LastPass Employee Could've Prevented Hack With a Software Update

The hacker exploited a vulnerability in the Plex Media Server software that was patched in May 2020. 'The version that addressed this exploit was roughly 75 versions ago,' Plex says.

How to Hack Wi-Fi Passwords

We trust there's a good reason you need to know that network password, so here's how to figure it out.

 
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