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Eugene Kaspersky, founder and chief executive officer of Kaspersky Lab, at his office in Moscow last Dec. 9. Kaspersky and his firm have ties to the Russian government, but say that should not be cause for concern in the West, where the company's cybersecurity software is widely used. Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Hackers say they took control of a Tesla Model S through the car's computers. Tesla Motors says it is updating its systems with a patch to fix the vulnerability. Tesla Motors hide caption

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Both Google and Samsung are rolling out new processes to issue security updates for Android devices, like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A security gap on Android, the most popular smartphone operating system, was discovered by security experts in a lab and is so far not widely exploited. iStockphoto hide caption

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Security experts' and non-experts' top security practices, according to Google's survey. Google Online Security Blog hide caption

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Chris Valasek (left) and Charlie Miller talk about hacking into vehicle computer systems during the Black Hat USA 2014 hacker conference in Las Vegas last August. Steve Marcus/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Commerce Department is looking to place tighter controls on exporting software that can attack a network. The cybersecurity industry opposes the proposed new rules. Patrick George/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Google's upcoming "now on tap" feature will let smartphone users ask a question within an app like Spotify. Google Inside Search hide caption

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A surprising number of Social Security numbers have been stolen, and that number keeps rising. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A researcher found that online medical searches may be seen by hidden parties, and the data sold for profit. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Under the USA Freedom Act, phone call metadata will remain with private phone carriers but can be subpoenaed by the government. Alex Williamson/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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Taser International is now selling police departments the technology to store videos from body cameras. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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With the Periscope app, owned by Twitter, it's easy for smartphone users to stream their own video live. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Biometrics are increasingly replacing the password for user identification. iStockphoto hide caption

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President Obama, joined by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (left), delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center on Jan. 13 in Arlington, Va. Obama discussed efforts to improve the government's ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats. Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A staff member from DJI Technology Co. demonstrates a drone in Shenzhen, in southern China's Guangdong province. A new website lets people request that drones stay away from their property. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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