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Archive for September, 2018

Another Chrome Extension Is Stealing Passwords

Do you use the Chrome browser extension for the MEGA file storage service? If you do, please read this article carefully. The official extension for that service has been compromised. It has ...

Amazon Joins Trillion Dollar Club

It's official, Apple now has company in the Trillion Dollar Club as Amazon's stock surged past $2,000, briefly pushing the company's total value to just over the trillion-dollar mark. This makes the ...

Name Of Utility Company That Leaked Information Just Released

In 2016, an unnamed US energy company left some 30,000 records (containing information about its security assets) exposed for more than two months (a total of 70 days), in violation of energy ...

Tech Support Scammers Are Advertising Online 

Tech Support scams are nothing new, but they are getting increasingly sophisticated. Worse, tech giants like Google are finding it notoriously difficult to detect them. A report recently released by the venerable ...

Air Canada Customers May Have Had Their Data Exposed 

If you fly Air Canada and use their mobile app, it may be time to change your password. The company recently announced that between August 22nd and August 24th of this year, ...

Hacker Requests For Wire Transfers Are Topping Email Scams

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are a major threat, costing business nearly three billion dollars a year. This form of attack primarily targets the C-Suite in order to impersonate them. In the ...

New Versions Of Ransomware Continue To Wreak Havoc

2017 was "The Year of Ransomware." It saw an incredible number of ransomware attacks and infections, paired with a tremendous number of innovations. Although 2018 hasn't seen quite the same level of ...

Some Apple iPhone 8’s May Have A Manufacturer Defect

Do you own an iPhone 8? If so, you may have problems. Apple has recently reported that a small percentage of iPhone 8s "contain logic boards with a manufacturing defect. Affected devices ...

Most Small Businesses Can’t Recover From Cyber Breaches

A new study recently published by Sitchfast Technologies paints a grim picture of the threat landscape for small and medium-sized business. Their key finding? A staggering 60 percent of small businesses that ...

Vulnerability Found In Major Manufacturers Of Android Phones 

Researchers operating out of the University of Florida, Stony Brook University and Samsung Research America have made a disturbing discovery. Millions of Android smartphones manufactured by eleven different OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) ...

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NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network

NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network

Not even NASA is immune to hacking.  Recently, the American space agency announced that they traced a breach back to[...]
Update Any Nest Cam Security Cameras You May Own

Update Any Nest Cam Security Cameras You May Own

Did you get your Google Nest Security Camera system used or second hand?  If you did, be sure your cameras[...]
Florida City Paid Big Bucks To Hackers Using Ransomware  

Florida City Paid Big Bucks To Hackers Using Ransomware  

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida is the latest high-profile victim of a ransomware attack. Recently, the city council voted to[...]

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