Archive for June, 2018

Microsoft Purchases GitHub – What Does This Mean For Open Source?

Microsoft just made a big, significant purchase that has raised more than a few eyebrows.  They just acquired GitHub for a hefty $7.5 billion. What makes the purchase interesting and potentially ...

G-Mail Users Will Soon Have To Use New Design

Change is coming, and not everyone is happy about it.  Recently, Google redesigned its G-mail interface, and since then, they've allowed their free users to opt into the new changes.  G-Suite ...

Embedded Sound Waves Could Damage Your Computer

It seems like a new attack vector emerges on a weekly basis, and this week is no exception.  The latest threat:  Emails containing specialized audio files whose acoustic vibrations can damage ...

Apple Users Are Getting Group Facetime

Apple's Legions of users love FaceTime, but there's a problem with the highly popular app.  It only allows you to see and talk to one person at a time.  Apple fans ...

FBI Advises Users To Reboot Their Routers

Cisco's Talos Security Team has identified a new threat, and it's a nasty one impacting more than half a million consumer-grade routers in the US.  According to the Talos Team's report, ...

T-Mobile Site Leaked Data On Millions Of Customers

ZDNet Researcher Ryan Stevenson recently found a big problem on T-Mobile's website regarding an unprotected API.  As a result of the flaw, untold millions of T-Mobile's customers' account information was left ...

Microsoft Surpasses Google In Latest Valuation

Microsoft's stock price is surging, putting the company's total valuation at $753 billion. This makes it the third most valuable company on the planet, behind Amazon (782 billion), Apple ($923 billion) ...

Latest IPhone Update Syncs Messages Across All Devices

If you use Apple products, you may have noticed an annoying "feature".  If you're using the messaging app on your phone and texting someone and then you move to your Mac ...

Passwords May Be Dead Soon If Microsoft Gets Its Way 

Karanbir Singh (a program manager at Microsoft) is on a mission: Kill the password. As he said in a recent blog post: "Nobody likes passwords.  They are inconvenient, insecure, and expensive.  ...

Coca Cola Breach Proves Employees May Be Significant Threat

Coca-Cola is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach.  Unlike some of the others that have recently made headlines, however, this one was conducted from within. In September ...

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Study Shows Working From Home Could Be Here To Stay

Study Shows Working From Home Could Be Here To Stay

It goes without saying that the pandemic has changed a great many things about life, as well as the world[...]
Hackers Seeking Big Ransomware Payday By Attacking Acer Computers

Hackers Seeking Big Ransomware Payday By Attacking Acer Computers

Taiwanese tech giant Acer is the latest company to fall victim to relentless hackers. What makes the Acer breach especially[...]
New Malware Takes Aim At Apple Developers

New Malware Takes Aim At Apple Developers

If you don't spend much time in the Apple ecosystem, you may not realize that Xcode is a completely legitimate[...]

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