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Archive for January, 2017

Amazon Echo Data Called Upon In Criminal Case

Privacy has been on the endangered species list for a while now, but the growing number of smart devices in people’s homes is putting an increasing amount of pressure on what little ...

Ransomware May Be Coming To Your Smart TV

Darren Cauthon, a software developer, got a Christmas present this year he didn’t ask for and didn’t want. On Christmas day, his family downloaded and installed an app on their Android-based LG ...

Patient Information On Social Media Shows Need For Better Security

A very strange and disturbing case of the theft of protected health information has come from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The department recently reported on an ...

Microsoft Could Add Mode To Windows 10 To Boost Gaming Performance

Microsoft has been hard at work experimenting with various ways to optimize performance. One of the most recent experiments to come to light is the advent of “Windows Gaming Mode.” Slated to ...

Downloading Cracked Antivirus Software Could Get You Infected

File this one away under “it should go without saying, but…” One of the most amazing and disheartening aspects of internet use is that after all this time, a shocking number of ...

Cybersecurity Guidelines Being Set By FDA For Connected Medical Devices

The government is taking a more active hand in establishing security protocols for at least one part of the Internet of Things. Specifically, new guidelines are being drafted by the FDA to ...

New Vulnerability Could Allow Access To Your Website

Hardly a week goes by that a new exploit or attack vector doesn’t come to light that your IT staff has to try to defend against. The most recent threat comes from ...

New Netgear Router Security Issues – Is Yours On The List?

If you use Netgear routers in your home or office network, you should be aware of the latest security threat. The company has confirmed that three lines of its routers may have ...

Have An Android Device? Don’t Download Super Mario Run (Yet)

Super Mario Run is taking the internet by storm and has replaced Pokemon Go as the hottest app on the market today. It’s so popular that many Android users, eager to start ...

Firefox Users To Get Major Speed Boost For Their Browser

The fortunes of Mozilla’s Firefox browser continue to improve thanks to the company’s ongoing efforts to improve their product. With Microsoft Edge hemorrhaging users at a record pace, Firefox has been picking ...

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Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

Do you have web domains registered with Web.com, Network Solutions or Register.com? If so, at least some of your data may[...]
Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

Has it been more than a month since you upgraded your Android OS? If so, you should make upgrading a priority. Just[...]
Google Chrome Users Should Update Immediately

Google Chrome Users Should Update Immediately

If you're using Google's Chrome browser to read this article, be advised that the company has announced the presence of[...]

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