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Archive for September, 2016

Software Bug Causes Recall Of Millions Of GM Vehicles

GM has given the world a first: a recall of up to four million of the vehicles it has manufactured. Of course, recalls are nothing new, especially in the auto industry. However, ...

Huge Yahoo Breach Affects More Than Half A Billion Accounts

The hackers have struck again, and this time, they seem to have hit the Mother Lode. Yahoo recently announced that they’ve been hacked, and that at least a half a billion user ...

Apple Wants To Teach Kids To Code With New App

It’s never too early to start learning to code. There’s a lot to learn, and the field is extremely fluid and dynamic, so starting early is a sure way to get ahead ...

New Virus Poses As Dropbox Invoice

Dropbox is no stranger to hacking attacks, and in recent months, they’ve been made a target once again. In this instance, hackers have launched a phishing campaign aimed at Dropbox users. They ...

SSD Drives Are Becoming The Standard For Laptops

Since their initial release, the smart money has been betting on the idea that SSD (Solid State Drives) would ultimately replace the aging, conventional hard drive as the storage medium of choice, ...

Need A Bank Account? Take A Selfie

Banks are embracing technology in new and innovative ways, or at least, some of them are. One of the biggest headaches and hassles of dealing with a bank comes when you want ...

Running Linux? You May Be Next For A Ransomware Attack

Typically, people running some flavor of Linux have little to fear from the hacking community. By and large, Linux users have been ignored or passed by in favor of other targets. Unfortunately, ...

iOS Users: Apple Says Update Immediately

There is a large and growing body of evidence that hackers and their attacks are increasing in sophistication. Hardly a month goes by that there isn’t a headline somewhere in the world ...

Samsung Phones Recalled Due To Battery Issue

Consumer electronics giant Samsung just released its latest update to its flagship product, the Galaxy Note 7, two weeks ago, as of the writing of this piece. The company has sold some ...

Redis Database May Open Door To Ransomware Attack

As you probably know by now, ransomware is a particularly insidious form of hacking attack whereby a target computer’s files are locked or held hostage in some way, and besides restoring from ...

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Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Are you like me, where this question is routinely hanging out in the back of your mind every time you’re[...]
Amazon Accidentally Leaked Customer Names And Email Addresses

Amazon Accidentally Leaked Customer Names And Email Addresses

There's trouble brewing at Amazon, although details are sketchy about how much trouble there might be. Recently, the company sent the[...]
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[...]

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