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New Ransomware Targeting NAS Storage Company Devices

Does your business rely on QNAP NAS storage devices? If so, be aware that the company recently issued an advisory, stating that an unknown group of hackers has begun targeting them specifically with ransomware attacks. The advisory reads, in part, as follows: “QNAP Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has found evidence that the ransomware […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nvidia Gets In The CPU Game With ARM Purchase

If you’re more than a casual gamer, you’re probably already quite familiar with Nvidia, one of the industry’s leaders when it comes to graphics cards. Recently, the company announced a massive $40 billion deal that should push the tech giant to new heights. Nvidia has been in talks for months with Arm Holdings, Ltd. ARM […]

Microsoft Edge Browser Is Included With Latest Windows 10 Updates

Do you use Microsoft Edge? Unfortunately, Microsoft doesn’t care whether you do or not, they’re force-installing the browser on Windows 10 systems as part of their updates. Ostensibly, this is because the company is retiring their older versions of Edge and replacing them with the new Chromium-based edge. In order to make sure that all […]