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Archive for March, 2017

Employee Wiring Money Scams Are On The Rise At Companies

If you’re a business owner, and you haven’t yet heard of BEC scams, it’s a term you owe it to yourself to get familiar with. The acronym stands for Business Email Compromise, ...

Flaw May Have Allowed Hacker Control Of Your WhatsApp Account

The security company Checkpoint recently found a critical security flaw in both the Whatsapp and Telegram services that could have spelled big trouble for their users. Fortunately, it has already been patched ...

Lost Your Car? Google Maps Might Help

Google Maps has, for years now, been the savior of directionally challenged people everywhere, and it just got even better. Thanks to a new update that was made without fanfare, it will ...

Lip Reading Technology May One Day Replace Traditional Typed Passwords

There’s a new technology being developed by researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) that stands to be a game-changer. Dubbed “lip password,” the new tech utilizes machine learning to recognize lip motion, shape and texture for each user when ...

500 Million Apple Users Might Have Accounts Erased By Hackers

A brazen group of hackers calling themselves the “Turkish Crime Family” claims to have more than half a million user names and passwords for a variety of Apple-based services, including mac.com, me.com ...

Windows Slated To Get Surpassed By Android As Most Used OS

Everyone who knows anything about computers knows that Windows won the war for the desktop a long time ago. Even today, it holds an impressive 84.1 percent of that market. Unfortunately for ...

Microsoft Ends Support For Windows Vista April 11

If you’re one of the relatively few people still using Windows Vista, you should know that the OS is on life support. As of April 11, Microsoft will no longer be providing ...

Another Major Data Leak Has Occurred – 1.4 Billions Users Affected

The internet is beginning to resemble the wild west, thanks to this latest data breach, which has exposed almost a billion and a half email addresses and a full range of other ...

Many Popular Smartphones Are Shipping With Malware

Have you recently purchased an Android phone? Depending on the brand and where you got it, you may have purchased a device pre-loaded with malware. So far, two unidentified vendors have been ...

Google Fights Back Against Adware On The Google Play Store

Given the fact that smart phones are about to eclipse PCs as the King of the digital world, threats against smart devices are garnering increasing attention, and the biggest players in the ...

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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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