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Some Dell Systems Are At Risk Of New Hacks

Do you use Dell equipment at home or in your office? If so, then the recent discovery made by independent security researcher Bill Demirkapi should give you pause. Recently, Mr. Demrikapi discovered ...

Security Is Now A Concern For Open Source Software

This year's Open Source Security and Risk Analysis Report analyzed the anonymized data of more than 1,200 commercial codebases from 2018. According to the report, managing open source risk continues to pose ...

Stolen Personal And Medical Information Was Found Online

Jeremiah Fowler, a researcher with Security Discovery recently found an unprotected Elasticsearch databased owned by a company called SkyMed on the internet.  According to his findings the database was configured such that ...

Google Giving More Flexibility To Private Data Removal

Tech giant Google recently unveiled the next step in its plan to put more power in the hands of users when it comes to their own data.  The most recent change involves ...

Scammers Now Use Google Ads To Steal Information

There's a new scam afoot that involves using Google Ads. We're frankly surprised that it's working, but apparently, it's drawing some unsuspecting customers in. It ...

Email Providers Found To Have Signature Vulnerabilities

A team of security researchers have uncovered a serious flaw in several major email clients you need to be aware of. The flaw allows hackers to fake verified signatures, which gives their ...

Android Wifi Hotspot App Leaks Network Passwords And Information

Do you use an Android App called 'WiFi Finder'?  If so, be advised that your network password has likely been exposed, based on research conducted by Sanyam Jain, of the GDI Foundation. ...

Popular Fitness Site Endures A Customer Information Breach 

Do you frequent the website bodybuilding.com? If so, be advised that the site has been breached. According to a recent statement by the company behind the site, the breach occurred in February, ...

Password Policies Getting Update From Microsoft

Industry experts have been predicting the death of the humble password for decades.  To date, those predictions have amounted to nothing. Passwords are still with us, and still serve as the cornerstone ...

Windows Update May Fail With External Storage Devices

Microsoft recently issued an important support document that your IT staff needs to be aware of. In part, their notice reads as follows: "Inappropriate drive reassignment can occur on eligible computers that ...

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Some Dell Systems Are At Risk Of New Hacks

Some Dell Systems Are At Risk Of New Hacks

Do you use Dell equipment at home or in your office? If so, then the recent discovery made by independent security[...]
Security Is Now A Concern For Open Source Software

Security Is Now A Concern For Open Source Software

This year's Open Source Security and Risk Analysis Report analyzed the anonymized data of more than 1,200 commercial codebases from[...]
Stolen Personal And Medical Information Was Found Online

Stolen Personal And Medical Information Was Found Online

Jeremiah Fowler, a researcher with Security Discovery recently found an unprotected Elasticsearch databased owned by a company called SkyMed on[...]

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