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Should You Trust a Site to Check If Your Gmail Password Was Leaked?



In the wake of the latest leak involving 5 million Gmail addresses and (some) passwords, the advice was the same one we give in every situation like this: Change your password — especially if you re-use it on multiple services and websites

But if you’re checking to see if your email address and password is on the leaked list, beware of how you do it. You could get roped into another attack.

In the frenzy to figure out whether this leak was very bad…

Watch Live: Obama Addresses the Nation on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria



President Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.

Obama will use the 9 p.m. ET speech to present a vigorous strategy only days after he told reporters he didn’t have one.

According to a preview of the president’s address sent to reporters earlier Wednesday evening, Obama is expected to announce that America “will lead…

Obama Chooses Dying Medium to Address War-Weary Nation



President Obama will interrupt viewers of CBS, ABC, Fox and NBC at 9 p.m. on Wednesday for a rare prime-time address about his strategy for fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Those viewers — Americans seeking a mindless reprieve from the stresses of their daily lives through shows like NBC’s America’s Got Talent, ABC’s Modern Family, FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen and a CBS football special — will hear from a president who is relying on the gravity of a prime-time address to convey…

13 Questions People Still Have About the iPhone 6



While most of our questions about the iPhone 6 were answered at the Apple event, there are still a few confused potential owners out there.

Utilizing the hashtag #iPhone6questions, these users are asking the tough questions, the curveballs, the ones Apple really needs to address.

We’ve compiled some of the hard-hitting questions below, in hopes to bring more attention to these important issues.


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Home Depot May Be Source of New Credit Card Breach, Report Says



A new set of stolen credit card numbers may have originated from The Home Depot, according to a report based on information from numerous banks.

The breach, first published by security reporter Brian Krebs, features American and European cards that became available for purchase on Sept. 2. The Home Depot confirmed to Krebs that the company is investigating “unusual activity.”

Krebs noted that the banks he spoke with had…

Wikipedia: Transphobic Edits Came from Congressional Source



Transphobic edits to Wikipedia entries, including one for the HBO show “Orange is the New Black,” have been tied to the IP address used by staff within the House of Representatives.

The editor claims to be a woman who has been directed by a member of Congress to make the changes.

The IP address has now been blocked for the third time this summer

On Wednesday, an anonymous user altered an entry about…

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Trailer: Katniss Is Ready to Fight Capitol



The late Philip Seymour Hoffman, portraying the rebellious Hunger Games gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, opens the first official Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 teaser trailer with stern advice for District 13′s President Coin (played by Julianne Moore)

“Listen to me. No one else can do this but [Katniss],” Heavensbee tells Coin. “We need to unite these people out there. She is the face of this rebellion. They’ll follow her.”

Skype for Android Update Makes It Easier to Find Your Contacts



Skype updated its Android app Wednesday, and the 5.0 version syncs users’ address books from their phones to their Skype accounts.

First, users will have to verify their phone numbers in the app to sync contacts. Then, the phone’s address book will instantly import information on the Skype contact list. Those who have Microsoft accounts will also be able to automatically import contact lists from other Microsoft programs like Outlook.

Here’s how the…

The Mac Never Looked So Good: OS X Yosemite Beta



This fall, Apple will release OS X Yosemite, the latest version of its operating system for the Mac. OS X Yosemite features a brand-new look, tons of new features and tight integration with iOS 8

If you can’t wait until the fall, though, Apple is releasing OS X Yosemite beta to the public — for the first 1 million users that sign up. That means you can try out OS X Yosemite before it is officially released, bugs and all

We’ve had some time…