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Archive for October, 2018

IP Spoofing Attacks Show Significant Increase

Gaming and Gambling are huge industries with a truly global footprint.  It's no surprise then, that these industries have become an increasingly popular target for hackers. Interestingly, according to the latest report ...

Some iOS Users Report Call Issues After Latest Update

This hasn't been a great month for two of the titans of tech.  Both Apple and Microsoft have been plagued with bug-riddled updates to their operating systems.  In Apple's case, their new ...

Being Ready for a Corporate Crisis

Imagine you’re a top executive at a company hit by a major crisis within the last 72 hours. First, and most importantly, there may have been serious damage to the community ...

Another Data Breach, This Time At The Pentagon

As many as 30,000 people made up of a mix of both civilian and military personnel have had their personal and financial information exposed. This exposure is what has been reported as ...

New Windows 10 Update Pulled For Unintended Data Deletion 

Microsoft is having problems, and those problems are spilling out onto the company's massive user base.  In a highly unusual move, the company pulled its latest Windows 10 update after receiving numerous ...

Newest WiFi Version Will Be Called WiFi 6

Most people don't know what the latest version of WiFi is called. That's the fault of the Wi-Fi Alliance, the group that manages the implementation of WiFi. Since their earliest days, the ...

Spectre Security Built Into New Intel Chip Hardware

By now, almost everyone has heard of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws that have been making headlines for more than a year.  They're serious flaws with dire implications for tens of ...

Major Facebook Breach May Have Affected Your Account 

Facebook got hit hard by a currently unknown group of hackers.  If you recently found yourself inexplicably logged out of the social media site, Facebook did it in response to the breach. ...

Apple Update Fixes A Number Of Issues with iOS12

The new iOS 12 was released just three weeks ago, but security flaws have already been discovered. Some of them are quite serious. This event prompted Apple to release the first update ...

Apple IOS12 Users’ Photos And Contacts May Be Vulnerable

Jose Rodriguez, a Spanish Apple enthusiast, has discovered a new security flaw to be aware of. He posted a Proof of Concept video showing the exploit in action.  We'll say upfront that ...

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Poshmark Retailer Member Passwords Are Being Sold Online

Poshmark Retailer Member Passwords Are Being Sold Online

There is grim news for users of the online marketplace Poshmark, which is a thriving community where people buy and[...]
Hackers Can Now Use Fake Voices To Steal Money

Hackers Can Now Use Fake Voices To Steal Money

You've almost certainly been seeing stories on the internet this year about the growing trend of Deep Fakes. They are videos[...]
The End of Life for Windows 7 and Server 2008 (R2)

The End of Life for Windows 7 and Server 2008 (R2)

The end of life for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is coming January 15, 2020. This[...]

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