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Archive for June, 2016

Have A Cisco SMB Firewall Or Router? Update Now

If you use a Cisco firewall or router to protect your digital assets, it’s time to check your equipment. Cisco recently released a security advisory that covers three of its popular, widely ...

Regular Microsoft Patch Updates Are Critical To Keeping Hackers Out

Now, you have another very good reason to upgrade to Windows 10. If you refuse to do that, then at the very least, you have a very good reason to move away ...

Change Your Password If You Use GotoMyPC

If you use Citrix’s “GotoMyPC” remote desktop service, you’re going to have to change your password the next time you log on. The company was hit with what it describes as a ...

Ransomware Is Bringing To Light The Absolute Need For Robust Backup

The University of Calgary recently submitted to the will of hackers and ponied up $20,000 to get their files back after more than 100 computers were locked via ransomware. Almost every security expert agrees that paying such a ransom is ...

Millions of Twitter Accounts Compromised

Once more into the breach with Twitter. A company called LeakedSource claims to have gotten its hands on a database containing some 32 million Twitter passwords associated with accounts via email (rather ...

If Your Netflix Password Was Automatically Reset Take Action

The recent revelations about hundreds of millions of user names and passwords showing up for sale on the Dark Net from sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace has sent ripples of uncertainty ...

Does Your Cloud Storage Contain Infected Files?

More and more business are migrating increasing amounts of data to the cloud. That’s generally seen as a good thing, but there’s a fly in the ointment. The cloud, which is regarded ...

Upgrading a Samsung Computer To Windows10? Wait For Now

If you have a Samsung desktop or laptop and are still running some version of Windows 7, hold off on upgrading, at least for now. Despite having more than two years to ...

Remove Or Update Flash From Your System Now

Another month, another Flash vulnerability. This time, it’s designated as CVE-2016-4171 (details here: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-03.html ). This is yet another critical vulnerability, identified by Kaspersky Labs. So far, this hack has been spotted ...

Accounts Hacked – Change Your Password If You Use TeamViewer

TeamViewer, the company behind a popular remote desktop platform, which allows users to share their screens, access their computers remotely, or participate in online conferences, has been hacked…maybe. A little over a ...

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New Amazon Order Confirmation Emails Could Be Phishing Attempts

New Amazon Order Confirmation Emails Could Be Phishing Attempts

According to Alexa, Amazon is the 4th most visited website in the United States and ranks 8th worldwide.  To say[...]
Chromebook To Get Additional USB Security

Chromebook To Get Additional USB Security

Google is taking additional steps to protect its Chromebook user base.  Currently, if a hacker has physical access to your[...]
Chromebook May Soon Allow Dual Boot With Windows 10

Chromebook May Soon Allow Dual Boot With Windows 10

Chromebooks are fun, cool machines that are incredibly popular with students, hipsters, artists, and the like. However, the company hasn't[...]

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