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    Best early Cyber Monday VPN deals 2022: Save on Surfshark, Atlas, and more

    For these Black Friday VPN deals, we only considered reputable and trustworthy VPN providers. There are no shortages of VPNs out there, but there is a limited number of companies that provide secure and user-friendly VPNs.Finding true VPN deals can be a bit tricky because the prices change frequently and with various subscription lengths and add-ons, it gets convoluted. Most VPNs charge less for longer subscriptions and the standard price for service is often advertised as a huge discount. But if the VPN is always available for 63% off, then I don’t consider that a sale. For the offers listed in this roundup, I based the discounted price on what I’d consider the standard offer rather than an imaginary inflated price that you’ll never have to pay. Many of these deals include additional months tacked onto a standard plan. These free months drop the average monthly cost but often the upfront price is the same, in those cases we’ve noted that the lump-sum payment hasn’t changed.We didn’t include free VPNs in our roundup because free VPN services are a mixed bag. It takes money to run a VPN and if you’re not paying then you could be bombarded with ads or stuck with a subpar service. That’s in the best-case scenario. The worst free VPNs could make money by selling your data, so it’s best to stick with a paid service if you’re taking your privacy and security seriously. More

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    Best Cyber Monday VPN deals 2022: Save on Surfshark, Atlas, and more

    For these Black Friday VPN deals, we only considered reputable and trustworthy VPN providers. There are no shortages of VPNs out there, but there is a limited number of companies that provide secure and user-friendly VPNs.Finding true VPN deals can be a bit tricky because the prices change frequently and with various subscription lengths and add-ons, it gets convoluted. Most VPNs charge less for longer subscriptions and the standard price for service is often advertised as a huge discount. But if the VPN is always available for 63% off, then I don’t consider that a sale. For the offers listed in this roundup, I based the discounted price on what I’d consider the standard offer rather than an imaginary inflated price that you’ll never have to pay. Many of these deals include additional months tacked onto a standard plan. These free months drop the average monthly cost but often the upfront price is the same, in those cases we’ve noted that the lump-sum payment hasn’t changed.We didn’t include free VPNs in our roundup because free VPN services are a mixed bag. It takes money to run a VPN and if you’re not paying then you could be bombarded with ads or stuck with a subpar service. That’s in the best-case scenario. The worst free VPNs could make money by selling your data, so it’s best to stick with a paid service if you’re taking your privacy and security seriously. More

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    Google warns: Android 'patch gap' is leaving these smartphones vulnerable to attack

    Image: MS_studio/Shutterstock Many Android smartphones are vulnerable to multiple high-severity security issues that Google Project Zero reported over summer but remain unpatched, despite Arm releasing fixes for them.  Android phones equipped with Arm Mali GPUs are affected by the unpatched flaws. As GPZ researcher Ian Beer points out, even Google’s Pixel phones are vulnerable, as […] More

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    Google rushes out Chrome browser fix for new zero-day flaw

    Image: Getty/Manuel Breva Colmeiro Google has released an update for Chrome to address a previously undisclosed or zero-day flaw that is under attack.  According to Google, the high-severity flaw, which is tracked as CVE-2022-4135, is due to a memory-related “heap buffer overflow in GPU”.  “Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-4135 exists in the […] More

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    Best Black Friday VPN deals 2022: Save on Surfshark, Atlas, and more

    For these Black Friday VPN deals, we only considered reputable and trustworthy VPN providers. There are no shortages of VPNs out there, but there is a limited number of companies that provide secure and user-friendly VPNs.Finding true VPN deals can be a bit tricky because the prices change frequently and with various subscription lengths and add-ons, it gets convoluted. Most VPNs charge less for longer subscriptions and the standard price for service is often advertised as a huge discount. But if the VPN is always available for 63% off, then I don’t consider that a sale. For the offers listed in this roundup, I based the discounted price on what I’d consider the standard offer rather than an imaginary inflated price that you’ll never have to pay. Many of these deals include additional months tacked onto a standard plan. These free months drop the average monthly cost but often the upfront price is the same, in those cases we’ve noted that the lump-sum payment hasn’t changed.We didn’t include free VPNs in our roundup because free VPN services are a mixed bag. It takes money to run a VPN and if you’re not paying then you could be bombarded with ads or stuck with a subpar service. That’s in the best-case scenario. The worst free VPNs could make money by selling your data, so it’s best to stick with a paid service if you’re taking your privacy and security seriously. More

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    Worried about PC repair technicians snooping your data and photos? You should be, study finds

    Image: Getty A study by Canadian computer scientists has found that technicians at electronics repair shops often sneak a peek at customers’ private data and sometimes copy it, too.  While many PC and smartphones owners worry about how vulnerable their data is when handing a device in for repairs, this research aimed to discover how […] More

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    Police are sending messages to 70,000 people who may have fallen victim to phone scammers

    Image: Getty/Enes Evren Police are sending text messages to over 70,000 people to warn them that they’ve fallen victim to online banking scams, and telling them how to take action. The messages are being sent by the Metropolitan Police as part of the UK’s biggest ever anti-fraud crackdown, following an international operation to shut down […] More

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    Best Black Friday VPN deals: Save on Surfshark, Atlas, and more

    For these Black Friday VPN deals, we only considered reputable and trustworthy VPN providers. There are no shortages of VPNs out there, but there is a limited number of companies that provide secure and user-friendly VPNs.Finding true VPN deals can be a bit tricky because the prices change frequently and with various subscription lengths and add-ons, it gets convoluted. Most VPNs charge less for longer subscriptions and the standard price for service is often advertised as a huge discount. But if the VPN is always available for 63% off, then I don’t consider that a sale. For the offers listed in this roundup, I based the discounted price on what I’d consider the standard offer rather than an imaginary inflated price that you’ll never have to pay. Many of these deals include additional months tacked onto a standard plan. These free months drop the average monthly cost but often the upfront price is the same, in those cases we’ve noted that the lump-sum payment hasn’t changed.We didn’t include free VPNs in our roundup because free VPN services are a mixed bag. It takes money to run a VPN and if you’re not paying then you could be bombarded with ads or stuck with a subpar service. That’s in the best-case scenario. The worst free VPNs could make money by selling your data, so it’s best to stick with a paid service if you’re taking your privacy and security seriously. More