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If You Use Photoshop, Update Immediately

Do you use Photoshop? Does anyone who works for you use it?  If so, you'll want to apply the latest security patch immediately. Two new vulnerabilities were discovered after the release of ...

New Intel Vulnerability Named Foreshadow Found

Intel has had a tough time of things so far this year.  The most recent trouble stems from yet another newly discovered security flaw in the company's processors, bearing the inelegant name ...

Macs Can Be Hacked With Synthetic Dismissal On Warning Boxes

Depending on the lens you view him through, Patrick Wardle (former hacker for the NSA and macOS security expert) is either your best friend or your worst nightmare. Most people (whether fans ...

Fax Machines Might Be Gateway To Next Hacker Attack

Nothing bad could possibly happen to your company's network if the only piece of information the hackers have is your fax number, right? Unfortunately not, according to recent research by employees at ...

Cortana May Have Flaw Allowing Unauthorized System Access 

Researchers at McAfee have demonstrated a method that hackers could use to perform an end-run around Cortana and access data, run malicious code, or even change a locked computer's password.  In this ...

Android Still Tracking Users With Location History Turned Off

According to Google's support page on the matter, disabling your phone's "Location History" in your phone's privacy settings will prevent Google from tracking every move you make. The support page reads as ...

Social Media App Filters Could Alter Beauty Perception

File this one away under "unintended consequences."  There's a newly emerging trend in the medical community called "Snapchat Dysmorphia" that's leaving plastic surgeons around the country to sound the alarm, and in ...

Survey Shows People Are Most Concerned About Data Theft

How seriously does the average consumer take data theft?  It's an interesting (and fair) question, and one that Radware recently attempted to answer when the company sent out surveys. They contacted more ...

PGA Golf Organization Gets Hit By Ransomware

These days, we expect giant corporations, government agencies and medical facilities to be the targets of hackers. However, golf is something new. According to a recent report from GolfWeek, the PGA's offices ...

Android Gets New OS Update Named Android Pie 

Android 9 is finally here, at least for some users.  As of today, if you have any of the following phones, you can get the latest update: The Google Pixel The Pixel ...

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iOS Update Includes iPhone And iPad Features And Fixes

iOS Update Includes iPhone And iPad Features And Fixes

If you don't normally prioritize updating your iPhone and iPad OS, you're probably going to want to shift gears and[...]
Employees Working From Home Turn To VPN During COVID

Employees Working From Home Turn To VPN During COVID

It's no secret that the global pandemic we're all living through has changed a great many things about both work[...]
Be On The Lookout As Astaroth Malware Makes A Comeback

Be On The Lookout As Astaroth Malware Makes A Comeback

Are you familiar with Astaroth? If you're a data security professional, you've probably at least heard the name. The group gained some[...]

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