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Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton Experiences Data Breach Concerns

If you’re a fan of the luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton, be advised that the company recently and quietly fixed an issue on their website that may have been exploited by hackers before the company became aware of it. The problem was discovered by independent researcher Sabri Haddouche, who, following proper responsible reporting protocols, reached […]

Facebook And Instagram Chats And Messages Get Cross Compatibility

If you use both Facebook and Instagram, either personally or in the conduct of your business, then a recent Facebook announcement regarding interoperability will make you smile. The company has been working for years toward the goal of greater interoperability among all of its core services and this is a huge step in that direction. […]

New Adobe Tool Makes Reading PDFs On Mobile Easier

Reading PDFs on a smartphone can be a lesson in frustration. Even at full-screen width, most smartphone display screens are just too small to display it comfortably, which inevitably results in some awkward scrolling as you try to read whatever information the PDF contains. That’s about to change. Recently, Adobe rolled out a new AI-based […]

Facebook Working On Business Suite For Managing Social Media

Social Media giant Facebook, recently announced a new app aimed at Enterprise users. If you maintain an active corporate presence on Facebook and Instagram, you’ll be particularly interested in the company’s new offering. It is designed to give business owners a dashboard that will make it easier to manage their company’s social media presence, allowing […]

Microsoft Considering Adding Meet Now Button For Online Meetings

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed a number of things about how the world works. One of the bigger and more noticeable changes is, of course, the fact that so many people are working from home these days. They’re relying on video conferencing software in lieu of face to face meetings. This year, Google and Microsoft […]

Running And Bicycling App May Be Sharing Personal Data

Do you use the Strava app when you run or bike? If so, it may be sharing your personal information in ways you hadn’t expected. Andrew Seward, the head of Data and Product Development at Experian was out for a morning run when he noticed something so¬†unusual that he felt compelled to tweet about it. […]

Popular Eyewear Provider Hit By Ransomware Attack

You may not be familiar with the name Luxottica, but the Italian-based eyewear manufacturer is the largest company of its kind in the world. It has popular brands such as Ferrari, Michael Kors, Ray-Ban, Armani, Coach, and others in its expansive portfolio. Unfortunately, the company recently found itself on the receiving end of a ransomware […]

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

There’s a new threat actor on the hacking world stage, going by the name “OldGremlin”, and they’re causing some serious damage to corporate networks around the world. The group’s malware campaign seems to have begun back in March of this year (2020) and for the moment, at least, is centered in Russia. Of course, it […]

Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Hackers aren’t picky when it comes to target selection, and no one is safe. Unfortunately, that includes the Department of Veterans Affairs, which recently disclosed that a hacker successfully breached their system and made off with personal information belonging to more than 46,000 veterans served by the department. According to the official breach notification, the […]

Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

If you’re a customer of US retail chain Staples, you may have recently received a notification from the company regarding a problem with their Order Tracking system. According to information in the notification, the data was left exposed due to insufficient protections of the data stream accessed when a customer clicked to review their current […]