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Archive for January, 2020

Data Breach Hits Microsoft Customer Service Database

Over the last twelve months, we've heard reports from companies of all shapes and sizes that have suffered from data breaches. Many of them were caused by an act of carelessness on ...

Active DirectoryBeing Targeted By Malware Called TrickBot

The malware named TrickBot has some new tricks up its sleeves. Recently, a new strain of the malware was spotted in the wild with new capabilities that allow it to target the ...

New IRS Tax Scammers Use Personal Data For Big Returns

Recently, the Department of Justice brought charges against Babatunde Olusegun Taiwo for using personal information acquired on the Dark Web. He used the information from data breaches to file fraudulent tax returns ...

New Ransomware Leaks Confidential Data To Public

There's a disturbing emerging trend in the world of hackers who make use of ransomware to extort payment from companies. Increasingly, if a company won't pay, their data that was stolen and ...

Microsoft Releasing New Chromium Based Edge Browser To Users

Microsoft Edge is dead. Long, live Microsoft Edge! The tech giant Microsoft has seen enormous success in a variety of markets, but it never could make a dent in Google's dominance in ...

Messaging Gets Upgrade For Instagram Users

Mark Zuckerberg's social media empire is chasing growth. It's not hard to understand why. Facebook is the world's largest social media platform, with more than 2.4 billion users worldwide. The bigger you ...

New Malware Sends Offensive Texts From Your Phone

Malware tends to be at its most effective when it exists in secret. Under the radar. This is what allows malicious code to burrow deep into an infected system and capture a ...

iPhone Now Works As A Security Key For Google

Google continues to improve security and its user experience in the Apple ecosystem. The most recent update to the company's Smart Lock app on iOS allows users to use their iPhone as ...

Windows 7 Has Reached The End Of Support

Microsoft would like you to know that Windows 7 has reached the end of the road. No more security updates are coming, and there are no more patches or bug fixes. So ...

Wyze User Information Leaked Include Emails And Other Data

Wyze is one of the many manufacturers of consumer-grade smart devices. They recently confirmed that user data belonging to nearly two and a half million of its customers was exposed. The root ...

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People Are Moving From Windows 7 To Windows 10 For Security

People Are Moving From Windows 7 To Windows 10 For Security

Despite the age of the OS, Windows 7 has enjoyed a surprisingly large and loyal user base. That changed suddenly[...]
Videos In Google Photos Accounts May Have Been Exposed

Videos In Google Photos Accounts May Have Been Exposed

Security lapses can happen to any company, large or small. No one is immune. Not even Google. Recently, the company[...]
Some Smart Light Bulbs Are Vulnerable To Hackers

Some Smart Light Bulbs Are Vulnerable To Hackers

Hackers will take any and every opportunity presented to them, even if it means hacking smart light bulbs. Recently, security[...]

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