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Getty Images At least five US federal agencies may have experienced cyberattacks that targeted recently discovered security flaws that give hackers free rein over vulnerable networks, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said on Friday. The vulnerabilities in Pulse Connect Secure, a VPN that employees use to remotely connect to large networks, include one …

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Enlarge / The NYPD’s Digidog is just a Boston Dynamics robot in blue livery. The Guardian reports that the New York City Police Department (NYPD) is retiring “Digidog,” a Boston Dynamics Spot robot the state started testing in December. The department described the robot as a tool that could be used to defuse dangerous situations …

Excel percentage formulas can get you through problems large and small every day—from determining sales tax (and tips) to calculating increases and decreases. We’ll walk through several examples below: turning fractions to percentages; backing sales tax out of totals; percentage of total; percentage increase or decrease; percentage of completion; and percent ranking (percentile). How to …

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Apple’s AirTag tracking device is used to help you find valuable items, like a backpack or briefcase, your keys, or anything else you want to keep close track of. It’s really easy to set up. Here’s how to set up an AirTag. When you take the AirTag out of the box it has an insert …

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Roku warned us on Monday that this could happen. This morning, the company announced that YouTube TV is no longer available on the Roku Channel Store. Google and Roku are squabbling over Roku’s carrying agreement, just like you might see in an old-school cable TV carriage dispute. The main point of contention seems to be …

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Enlarge / An Apple-made image of the various Macs running on the M1 to date. As previously announced, today is the day: orders are open on the Apple Store and through other retailers for the remaining hardware products that Apple announced on April 20: the 24-inch iMac and the new iPad Pro and Apple TV 4K. …

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We thought we had seen the best deal ever on the M1 MacBook Pro when the price dropped to $1,349 last week. Well, today’s it’s even cheaper. Amazon is selling the 512GB MacBook Pro for $1,300 when the $50 coupon is applied at checkout. That’s $50 less than the previous all-time low. If you need …

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An “aggressive” financially motivated threat group tapped into a zero-day flaw in SonicWall VPN appliances prior to it being patched by the company to deploy a new strain of ransomware called FIVEHANDS. The group, tracked by cybersecurity firm Mandiant as UNC2447, took advantage of an “improper SQL command neutralization” flaw in the SSL-VPN SMA100 product …