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Archive for July, 2016

Fines For HIPAA On The Rise For Even Minor Data Breaches

If your company deals with protected health information, then you know what a maze of regulation HIPAA rules can be. The Federal government has recently signaled just how seriously they take data ...

Microsoft Reducing OneDrive Cloud Storage Space For Many Users

If you use Microsoft OneDrive, it’s time to review your usage rate, and perhaps start thinking of switching to a different cloud-based storage solution. When the service was first rolled out, users ...

Be Careful: Fake Apps Are Stealing Information

Security researchers at the firm ESET have recently warned of a total of 8 apps found on the Google Play store. These apps, at first glance, appear to be designed to help ...

New iPhone Attack Seems Very Familiar: Watch Out For MMS

Last July, Android users got a nasty surprise. The surprise came in the form of a new type of attack directed against smartphones. Dubbed “Stagefright,” it allowed a hacker to assume total ...

Would Your Company Fail A Web Security Test?

How solid is your firm’s web security? According to recent findings by the penetration expert Ilia Kolochenko, probably not very good. Kolochenko should know. He is the CEO of High-Tech Bridge, and ...

Will Your Next Hard Drive Be MRAM?

There’s a new technology in the area of memory and storage. MRAM. If you haven’t heard of it, you’re not alone, but it’s one of two promising up and coming technologies that ...

Need More Laptop Drive Space? How About A 4TB SSD?

Samsung made a surprising new product offering with little fanfare. There was so little fanfare, in fact, that you may have missed it. The company is now selling a staggering 4TB SSD ...

Will Printers Serve Up Your Next Computer Infection?

Vectra Networks has found an old, longstanding vulnerability in Windows, and it comes from a rather unexpected source. Printers. Way back in 2007, an eternity ago in the world of tech, Microsoft ...

Latest Breach Hits Omni Hotels – Has Information Been Stolen?

By now, the headlines will scarcely surprise anyone. Yet another business has suffered a major data breach. This time, it was Omni Hotels, a luxury hotel chain. The breach, which was discovered ...

Thieves Are Using Technology To Hack In And Steal Cars

The world’s hackers are branching out. No longer content to simply breach the digital fortresses that today’s businesses and governments have become, they’re now beginning to turn their attention to automobiles, too. ...

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Google Continues To Battle With Malware In Play Store

Google Continues To Battle With Malware In Play Store

In recent months, Google has taken steps to tighten up its processes so that fewer poisoned apps find their way[...]
Fraudulent Payments Are Hurting Venmo And Its Users

Fraudulent Payments Are Hurting Venmo And Its Users

The mobile payment platform Venmo (owned by Paypal) has a fraud problem.  That's not exactly new.  The company has struggled[...]
Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

Bad news for computer users everywhere.  Researchers at the University of California in Riverside have discovered that GPUs (Graphics Processing[...]

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