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Archive for August, 2019

Gmail Users Will Get Updated Spelling and Grammar Assistance

There are changes afoot in Gmail designed to help improve the quality of your writing using new AI features. These features will auto correct simple spelling errors and offer suggestions to improve ...

Payment Forms Cause Large Amount Of Online Data Breaches

When surveying the state of your company's security, it's important to understand what your biggest risks are. According to the 2019 Application Report published by F5 Labs, the answer is simple. Fully ...

Choice Hotel Data Breach Affects up To 700,000 Customers

Recently, an independent researcher named Bob Diachenko worked collaboratively with Comparitech. They discovered an unsecured database containing nearly 700,000 hotel records belonging to Choice Hotels.  Unfortunately, although Diachenko reported his finding to ...

Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords

Google recently released a large-scale password study that will probably give every IT manager in the country heartburn. The results of their study indicate that a disturbing percentage of users continue to use ...

Select 15 Inch Macbook Pros Banned From Flights By FAA

According to Apple, the 15 Inch MacBook Pros sold between September 2015 and February 2017 have a serious battery issue that makes them prone to fire. When the company discovered the issue ...

BlueKeep Virus Continues To Be An Issue For Microsoft

Wormable bugs are an ongoing concern for Microsoft.  Recently, the company released a set of patches for two newly discovered 'BlueKeep-Like vulnerabilities" that impact a wide range of Windows Operating Systems. These ...

Biometric Breach Exposes Fingerprints, Facial Data And Personal Info

Do you employ a biometric security solution at your company to control building access? If your solution employs BioStar 2 technology (which is often integrated into third-party systems such as Nedap's AEOS ...

New Charging Cables Could Hack Your Devices

A security researcher known as "_MG_" on Twitter has invented a modified Apple Lightning cable that could allow a hacker to remotely access any Mac computer using them.  He demonstrated his new ...

New Adware Uses Interesting Technique To Avoid Detection

Being more of a nuisance than anything, adware doesn't see as many innovations as other forms of malware. Once in a while, an adware developer surprises the security researchers. That happened recently ...

LeapPad Kids Tablet Found To Have Security Issues

Researchers at CheckMarx recently discovered some serious security flaws in the popular LeapPad Ultimate tablet. The tablet was designed by LeapFrog to provide kids in the UK and Europe with a safe ...

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Adobe Flash Is Done And Flash Content Is Being Blocked

Adobe Flash Is Done And Flash Content Is Being Blocked

Adobe has finally done it, as promised. For more than a year, the company has been slow-walking their iconic Adobe[...]
This New Malware Has A Unique Email Offer

This New Malware Has A Unique Email Offer

The Quaverse Remote Access Trojan--affectionately dubbed QRat--has been with us since at least 2015. It's a good piece of malware because[...]
New PayPal Phishing Attempts Are After Your Account Info

New PayPal Phishing Attempts Are After Your Account Info

Hackers and scammers have hit the ground running in 2021, launching an extensive new phishing campaign that targets the legions[...]

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