Archive for October, 2018

New Fake Antivirus Tech Support Scam Tricking Users

McAfee has long been a popular target of scammers, but recently, they've changed the nature of their game. In years past, they'd display a webpage informing you that any McAfee products on ...

Uninstall Fake App Called “The Album by Google Photos”

If you take a lot of photos with your Android device, you're probably constantly on the lookout for a better way to organize them and access them.  That's exactly what the authors ...

Passwords: Not as Secure as You Might Think

We’ve all heard that in order to protect our information and online accounts we need to create complex passwords with uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters, right? Following such ...

HIPAA Fines For Data Breaches Continue To Grow

Anthem is one of the largest insurance providers in the United States. Unfortunately in 2015, they had the dubious honor of suffering the largest health data breach in history. It left protected ...

Teens Now Are Using Instagram More Than Facebook

Move over Facebook. Where teens are concerned, Instagram reigns supreme, according to a recently published survey. Piper Jaffray has been tracking how teenagers use the internet for nearly twenty years, and the ...

Data Breach Affects Federal Healthcare System

You probably haven't heard of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems. They're a low-profile division of the Department of Health and Human Services responsible for administering the Affordable Care Act. Recently, ...

Millions of Passengers’ Data Hacked in Airline Hit

One of Asia’s top airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, said a hacker accessed personal information of 9.4 million customers, becoming the target of the world’s biggest airline data breach. Oh boy. The airline’s ...

Latest Windows 10 Update Causing Audio Issues

Microsoft hasn't been terribly impressive lately when it comes to Windows 10 updates.  In fact, it's fair to say that they've been a complete mess.  Just recently, they've issued updates that have ...

New Encryption Will Help Secure Your Android Device

Google is taking additional steps to bolster user privacy and better secure the data of the company's legions of Android device owners.  The company recently announced a change to the Android Backup ...

Malicious Messages In PlayStation Can Cause It To Crash

Gamers take the games they play seriously.  So seriously, in fact, that they're not above resorting to dirty tricks to score a win. Recently, social media has been abuzz with reports of ...

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Update Patch From Microsoft Causing Issues With Outlook Users

Update Patch From Microsoft Causing Issues With Outlook Users

Back in October, Microsoft issued an update for Windows 10 that was a bit of a disaster.  It wound up[...]
Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Are you like me, where this question is routinely hanging out in the back of your mind every time you’re[...]
Amazon Accidentally Leaked Customer Names And Email Addresses

Amazon Accidentally Leaked Customer Names And Email Addresses

There's trouble brewing at Amazon, although details are sketchy about how much trouble there might be. Recently, the company sent the[...]

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