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Archive for May, 2019

New Ransomware Looks Like An Anti-Virus Installation

Dharma is a highly successful ransomware strain. It recently has been made even more successful by a change in the way the hackers controlling it are deploying it. The first part of ...

This Ransomware Was Inspired By The Matrix Movie

There's a new threat in the world of ransomware to be aware of, known as MegaCortex. Based on its design, it seems clear that the malware's authors drew inspiration from the movie, ...

Samsung Will Soon Offer Smartphones With 64MP Image Sensor

Samsung is upping the ante in the smartphone world. The company recently announced that they will be introducing 48-mp and 64-mp image sensors for smartphones launching in the fall of 2019. Both ...

Amazon Sellers Dealing With Increased Hacking And Fraud

Amazon has a problem. If you're an Amazon shopper, that means you have a problem. The company recently revealed that more than a hundred sellers using the company's platform were victims of ...

Chrome Will Offer More Ways To Control Web Tracking

Google announced a pair of important security features of upcoming versions of its Chrome browser at this year's I/O Developer Conference. Both changes are designed with the same goal in mind: To ...

Some Dell Systems Are At Risk Of New Hacks

Do you use Dell equipment at home or in your office? If so, then the recent discovery made by independent security researcher Bill Demirkapi should give you pause. Recently, Mr. Demrikapi discovered ...

Security Is Now A Concern For Open Source Software

This year's Open Source Security and Risk Analysis Report analyzed the anonymized data of more than 1,200 commercial codebases from 2018. According to the report, managing open source risk continues to pose ...

Stolen Personal And Medical Information Was Found Online

Jeremiah Fowler, a researcher with Security Discovery recently found an unprotected Elasticsearch databased owned by a company called SkyMed on the internet.  According to his findings the database was configured such that ...

Google Giving More Flexibility To Private Data Removal

Tech giant Google recently unveiled the next step in its plan to put more power in the hands of users when it comes to their own data.  The most recent change involves ...

Scammers Now Use Google Ads To Steal Information

There's a new scam afoot that involves using Google Ads. We're frankly surprised that it's working, but apparently, it's drawing some unsuspecting customers in. It ...

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Apple Will Stop Listening To Siri Recordings For Now

Apple Will Stop Listening To Siri Recordings For Now

Not long ago, both Google and Apple found themselves in hot water when it came to light that both companies[...]
Apple Is Launching Their Own Credit Card Soon

Apple Is Launching Their Own Credit Card Soon

Apple has partnered with Goldman Sachs and their long-awaited "Apple Card" begins rolling out in limited fashion. The card becomes[...]
Update Your iPhone To Avoid Latest iMessage Security Vulnerability

Update Your iPhone To Avoid Latest iMessage Security Vulnerability

If you own an iPhone, be aware that a new iMessage vulnerability has been recently found and patched by Apple.[...]

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