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Archive for June, 2017

Buckle May Have Had Credit Cards Exposed For Six Months

Have you shopped at a clothing store called Buckle? If you were a patron of any of their 450+ stores during the period spanning from October 28, 2016 to April 14, 2017, ...

Even Google Can Get Hacked

Google has a rock-solid reputation and an almost uncanny ability to ward off hacking efforts, but even they aren’t infallible. Even they can be hacked, as a recent incident involving Google News ...

‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Shows Make TV Watching Interactive

It’s a trend that has been flitting at the edges of the entertainment industry for a few years now: the idea of interactive storytelling in TV and movies. The concept was born ...

Majority Of Businesses Aren’t Prepared For IT Risks

Does your IT staff include personnel who are dedicated to compliance or cybersecurity? How confident are you that your team is prepared to take today’s security threats head on? How likely are ...

Can Your Car Be Hacked Just With A USB Stick?

Jay Turla has been a very busy man since purchasing his new Mazda vehicle. He’s been spending time researching hacks to his car’s infotainment system, and as with most other “smart” products ...

Windows XP Gets An Unexpected Security Update

Microsoft has recently issued another surprise patch to help protect the surprisingly large Windows XP user base. In this case, the patch is aimed at addressing security flaws used by the NSA ...

Big Fix Coming For Many Microsoft Vulnerabilities

If you don’t have your PCs set up for automatic updates, you’re definitely going to want to grab Microsoft’s latest, scheduled for release on their next “Patch Tuesday.” June’s Patch Tuesday 2017 ...

Are Hackers Testing The Waters For A Power Grid Attack?

Ever since the discovery of the dreaded Stuxnet worm in the wild, security experts have been concerned that a devastating cyberattack could be launched against critical infrastructure, causing signal lights to go ...

Apple Is Having A Big Problem With Fake In-App Purchases

It’s been long-held conventional wisdom that the safest place you can purchase apps is either the Google Play Store if you have an Android device, or the Apple Store if you’ve got ...

PowerPoint File Can Install Malware On Your System

The fact that Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) can be used to install malware onto an unsuspecting user’s computer has been common knowledge for years. But recently, security researchers at ...

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American Express Employee Compromises Customer Information

American Express Employee Compromises Customer Information

American Express has been quietly contacting some of its customers with a tersely worded communication that reads, in part, as[...]
Zynga Games Has Data Breach Including Personal Information

Zynga Games Has Data Breach Including Personal Information

Zynga is a wildly successful gaming company with a number of hit titles under their belt including FarmVille, Words with[...]
 Will We Control Computers With Our Brains Soon?

 Will We Control Computers With Our Brains Soon?

Over the years, Facebook has made several high-profile acquisitions, with one of their most recent being the acquisition of Oculus[...]

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