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Driver In Some WiFi Devices Could Allow Hackers Access

You almost certainly do not know the name Hugues Anguelkov.  He’s an intern working for Quarkslab, where he spends his time researching potential security issues. He’s also a bit of an unsung hero because he recently uncovered a string of five devastating vulnerabilities in the Broadcom wl driver and the open-source brcmfmac driver for Broadcom […]

Reading Articles On Updated Google Chrome Will Become Easier

Google has some good news for PC users who surf the web using their Chrome browser.  Google is adding a new feature called “Reader Mode”, which will strip out unnecessary background clutter with the goal of making articles easier to read.  The new feature is currently available in the company’s experimental Canary release, so if […]

Latest Scam Involves People’s Social Security Numbers

There’s a new scam making the rounds, and it’s a particularly nasty one involving your social security number.  Here’s how it works: You may get a robocall seemingly from the government, claiming that there’s a problem with your Social Security number. The call also states that your account has been flagged for suspected fraudulent activity. You’ll […]

Removing USB Gets Easier In Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has recently rolled out a small but important change where USB connected devices are concerned.  The changes have been heralded as an improvement by some and seen as a step backward by others. In particular, the company has tweaked the way Windows 10 handles the process of disconnecting a USB or Thunderbolt storage device. […]

Update On New Microsoft Edge Browser

Microsoft is slowly inching closer to a mainstream release of a new version of its Edge Browser for Windows 10, this one based around Chromium technology. Recently, Microsoft released Canary, a developer build for the new browser. Any member of the Windows Insiders group can get access to the early build if they want a […]

Millions Of Toyota Customers Possibly Affected By Data Breach

In recent months, Japan is a nation under cyber-siege, with several high-profile attacks having been made against the country.  The most recent attack targeted Toyota.  If you own a Toyota or Lexus, it’s possible that at least some of the information you gave to the company has been compromised. Although an investigation into the matter […]

Malware In Documents Is Latest Hacker Trend

There is a new Threat Spotlight released by Barracuda Networks. One of the biggest trends in 2019 (where threats against businesses of all sizes are concerned) now takes the form of poisoned documents attached to emails. The company analyzed more than 300,000 email samples collected over the past twelve months. They discovered that the frequency […]

Breach At Georgia Tech University Exposes Personal Info

If you’ve ever been a student or employee of the Georgia Institute of Technology, be advised that any personally identifiable information the university had on you may have been compromised. Recently, the university reported an instance of unauthorized access into databases connected to its web app. They first discovered evidence of the unauthorized access in […]

Several Popular Restaurants Had Credit Cards Stolen

If you frequent any of the following restaurants and paid them a visit between May 23, 2018 through March 18, 2019, your credit card data may have been compromised. The parent company of these chains, Earl Enterprise, recently announced that an unspecified number of store locations were found to have been infected by PoS malware. […]

Windows Defender Security Comes To Mac Devices

If you’re a Mac user and looking for next-level antivirus protection, we’ve got some potentially good news. Microsoft recently announced that their enterprise security platform, (Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection) is now available for macOS. To reflect the product’s move away from offering protection exclusively to Windows-based systems, the company tweaked the name of the […]