Archive for February, 2020

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 when Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Windows 7 support. It couldn't ...

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 began sending out email notifications to some users explaining that a bug ...

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 researchers at Check Point discovered a bug in the Philips Hue smart ...

Password Manager Malware Tricks Users Into Revealing Their Passwords

There's a new threat making the rounds called 'Metamorfo' that you should be aware of. The malware began its life as a banking trojan. This news is from researchers at Fortinet, who ...

Financial Organizations Beware Of Documents Asking To Enable Content

If you work in the financial sector, be advised that there's a large scale botnet-driven malware campaign underway. It has been targeting firms in both the US and the UK. The malware ...

New Malware Uses This Year’s Top Movies To Get Clicks

It's easy to get caught up in the hype of popular movies. Hackers know this and are beginning to incorporate Oscar Nominated movies into their strategies. They're using enticing images to bait ...

New Healthcare Breach Blamed On Stolen Laptop

There have been a dizzying number of high-profile data breaches in recent months, and now we have one more to add to the growing list. Health Share of Oregon is a Medicaid ...

Google Search Update Caused Backlash And Will Be Fixed

If you use Google Chrome on a mobile device, you'll notice something any time Google displays a list of sites. Let's say for example, if you perform a search for a keyword ...

Internet Explorer Security Update Causing Some Issues With Printing

On January 17th of this year (2020), Microsoft discovered and disclosed the existence of a zero-day vulnerability. It was present in Internet Explorer versions 9 through 11. Hackers could display specially crafted ...

Google Is Working On A Real Time Translation Service

Just about everyone has made use of Google Translate at one point or another. You find some text on a website written in a language you don't understand, pop over to Google.com ...

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Fortinet VPN User Passwords May Have Been Leaked Online

Fortinet VPN User Passwords May Have Been Leaked Online

Hackers recently released a list of nearly half a million Fortinet VPN usernames and passwords onto the Dark Web. The[...]
A Number Of Netgear Routers Get Security Fixes

A Number Of Netgear Routers Get Security Fixes

Dozens of Netgear routers are vulnerable to a very old security flaw. The DNS rebinding flaws that these routers have[...]
Microsoft Windows 11 Finally Has A Release Date

Microsoft Windows 11 Finally Has A Release Date

Are you excited at the prospect of Windows 11? If so then you will be pleased to know that Microsoft's[...]

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