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Phishing Websites Can Exploit the HTTPS Protocol, FBI Warns screenshot

Phishing Websites Can Exploit the HTTPS Protocol, FBI Warns

On Monday, the Internet Crime and Complain Center (IC3) issued a warning which is supposed to make you more vigilant and help you avoid falling victim to a phishing attack. It says that the decision on whether or not...

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June 13, 2019
The Data of 4.6 Million Evernote Users Was Put at Risk Due to a Flaw in the Chrome Extension screenshot

The Data of 4.6 Million Evernote Users Was Put at Risk Due to a Flaw in the Chrome Extension

You've heard how important it is to be careful with the browser extensions you install, and you know what sort of criteria you need to consider before you decide whether or not a particular addon should be allowed...

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June 13, 2019
Chrome 75 Comes with a Few Interesting Upgrades screenshot

Chrome 75 Comes with a Few Interesting Upgrades

Google Chrome, the favorite browser of about 67% of the internet's population, has a new version. Last week, Google announced the availability of Chrome 75 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and it's currently being rolled...

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June 12, 2019
Yet Another Spam Campaign Uses CVE-2017-11882 to Deliver Malware screenshot

Yet Another Spam Campaign Uses CVE-2017-11882 to Deliver Malware

We recently touched upon the problem of vulnerability management and patching. The fact of the matter is, a very large portion of users and organizations that rely heavily on computers are completely unaware of how...

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June 11, 2019
Change Your Weak Server Passwords ASAP If You Do Not Want to Face GoldBrute screenshot

Change Your Weak Server Passwords ASAP If You Do Not Want to Face GoldBrute

Those of you who have been interested in the online threat landscape for the last few years probably know what Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol (or RDP) is. You've seen it being used in more than a few large-scale...

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June 11, 2019
Hackers Exploit Only 5.5% of All Security Vulnerabilities, but That Is Not Good News screenshot

Hackers Exploit Only 5.5% of All Security Vulnerabilities, but That Is Not Good News

How do you deal with security vulnerabilities? Well, for individual users, things shouldn't be too hard. In fact, more often than not, all they need to do is enabled the automatic updates for their software...

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June 10, 2019
Tech Data Corporation Left 264GB of Personal and Financial Information in an Unprotected Database screenshot

Tech Data Corporation Left 264GB of Personal and Financial Information in an Unprotected Database

Some of you may be unfamiliar with the name Tech Data Corporation, but you are bound to have heard of its customers. Tech Data is a Fortune 500 company that supplies some of the world's biggest technology enterprises...

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June 7, 2019
'Game of Thrones' Fans Need to Beware of Phishing Scams screenshot

'Game of Thrones' Fans Need to Beware of Phishing Scams

Game of Thrones has ended, but, sadly, we cannot say the same about phishing scams targeted at the TV show’s fans. Apparently, cybercriminals see the continuing interest in the TV series as a perfect opportunity to...

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June 7, 2019
7.7 Million LabCorp Customers Were Potentially Hit by a Massive Data Breach screenshot

7.7 Million LabCorp Customers Were Potentially Hit by a Massive Data Breach

Quite a few people were worried when Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (better known as LabCorp) announced that it had suffered a cyberattack on July 16, 2018. This is not terribly surprising. After all,...

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June 7, 2019
Firefox Launches New Privacy Features screenshot

Firefox Launches New Privacy Features

How did you end up picking your favorite browser? Was it recommended to you by a friend? Were you attracted by the appearance? Or did you compare different browsers and picked the one that performed the best? Most of...

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June 6, 2019
As 82% of Companies Admit to Experiencing Payment Fraud, Customers Need to Be on High Alert screenshot

As 82% of Companies Admit to Experiencing Payment Fraud, Customers Need to Be on High Alert

Payment fraud can do a lot of damage to businesses, but it can also affect their customers. Therefore, instead of leaving all responsibility of preventing such incidents to organizations alone, we recommend learning...

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June 6, 2019
Apple Launches the 'Sign in with Apple' Feature screenshot

Apple Launches the 'Sign in with Apple' Feature

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) opened with a June 3 keynote, which brought about quite a lot of news surrounding the iDevice maker's upcoming software and hardware products. Apple is one of the...

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June 5, 2019
LandMark White Suffers a Second Data Exposure Incident screenshot

LandMark White Suffers a Second Data Exposure Incident

It's often difficult to estimate exactly how much a data breach costs. Although some organizations tend to be more transparent than others, information about the direct impact is often left out of the official...

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June 5, 2019
The GandCrab Ransomware Creators Announced Their Retirement, but Poorly Protected MySQL Servers Are Still at Risk screenshot

The GandCrab Ransomware Creators Announced Their Retirement, but Poorly Protected MySQL Servers Are Still at Risk

Shortly after its first appearance in early-2018, GandCrab's popularity grew, and it quickly became the most prominent name on the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) market. GandCrab's commercial success was so massive,...

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June 3, 2019
More Than 42 Million Dating App User Records Exposed by an Unprotected Database screenshot

More Than 42 Million Dating App User Records Exposed by an Unprotected Database

People think that it's the job of vendors and service providers to protect their data from hackers. If we have to be especially pedantic and fastidious about the whole thing, we'd say that the wording isn't completely...

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June 3, 2019
Are Passwords in Danger When the Hawkeye Keylogger Attacks? screenshot

Are Passwords in Danger When the Hawkeye Keylogger Attacks?

The HawkEye keylogger has been around for about six years now and despite the fact that some would say it has silly name (for a malicious program), it's not just a simple hacking tool developed by a teenage computer...

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May 31, 2019
The Nokelock Smart Padlock Fails to Protect Users' Belongings and Passwords screenshot

The Nokelock Smart Padlock Fails to Protect Users' Belongings and Passwords

Anyone who has an active interest in technology will tell you that big and small manufacturers the world over are in a race to connect as many everyday objects to the internet as possible. The so-called Internet of...

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May 30, 2019
A Data Breach Exposed Customers' Payment Information at More Than a Tenth of Checkers & Rally's Fast Food Restaurants screenshot

A Data Breach Exposed Customers' Payment Information at More Than a Tenth of Checkers & Rally's Fast Food Restaurants

Recently, Checkers Drive In Restaurants, Inc., the company that owns the Checkers and Rally's fast food brands, proudly announced that its chains of drive-in restaurants are featured on Tampa Bay Times' Top Places to...

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May 30, 2019