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Report Shows 118 Percent Increase In Ransomware Attacks In 2019

Ransomware roared onto the global stage in 2017. Companies and government agencies around the world felt the impact with widespread campaigns like NotPetya and WannaCry. By 2018, the number of ransomware attacks ...

Popular PDF Creator App Found To Have Malware

Do you use the PDF Creator App called CamScanner?  If you do, you've got plenty of company.  Since the app was first published in 2010, it has been downloaded more than a ...

Microsoft Is Extending Windows 7 Support For Only Some Users

There's some good news for Enterprise users who are still using Windows 7.  By now, almost everyone is aware that the company is bringing support for the aging operating system to a ...

Capital One Data Breach Puts Millions At Risk

Another week, another massive data breach. In this case, Capital One was the target when an unknown individual gained access to the company's servers. The breach was detected by an independent security ...

Bluetooth Security Issue Could Affect Most Devices

Recently, researchers from Boston University published a paper called "Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth Devices". The paper detailed a flaw in the ubiquitous Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose device users to tracking and ...

Equifax Breach Victims Could Be Entitled To Settlement Claims

Equifax is one of the three credit reporting firms in the US that suffered a massive data breach in 2017 that exposed the personal and financial state of literally half the country ...

Update iPhone to Avoid Possible iMessage Bug

People like and tend to gravitate to Apple products because the company has gone to great lengths to make their products are highly secure. Sure, you pay more for them, but most ...

Some Android Apps To Receive Your Data Without Permission

When it works, Android's app permissions are awesome. They're straightforward and easy to understand. When you install a new app on your phone, you'll get a popup box that gives you a ...

New Ransomware Targets Network Attached Storage Devices

Yet another new ransomware family has been found in the wild, discovered independently by researchers at two separate security firms, Anomail and Intezer.  The new strain has been dubbed "QNPCrypt" by Intezer ...

New Phishing Scam Targets Your Amazon Account

McAfee researchers have discovered a new version of the 16Shop phishing kit in use by hackers around the world. According to the latest research, there are now more than 200 URLs currently ...

New Spyware Is Targeting WhatsApp Messages

Recently, Kaspersky Labs has identified a new strain of malware to be concerned about, and it is spreading across the internet. Called FinSpy, it specifically targets WhatsApp on both Android and iOS ...

Google Home Device Recordings May Not Be Private

Do you own a Google Home?  If so, you probably find it to be indispensable.  It's a powerful, genuinely helpful piece of technology, but there's a catch.  It's so good and so ...

Apple Turns Off Mac OS Feature For Security Concerns

Apple is in the news again, but not for anything good. Jonathan Leitschuh, a security researcher, recently unearthed a serious security flaw that allowed a hacker to activate a Mac computer's webcam ...

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