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New Malware Is Attacking Smart TV’s And Android Devices

By developer / July 11, 2016

Ransomware is becoming an epidemic. It’s one of the fastest growing kinds of attacks we’re seeing in 2016, and the hacking community has shown a tremendous appetite for expanding the scope and scale of their operations. PCs and laptops were, of course, obvious targets for this kind of attack, but we’re now seeing strains of…

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Employee Connected Devices Could Put Network At Risk

By developer / July 9, 2016

Security company ForeScout has some disturbing new statistics about the state of digital corporate security. According to their research, 85% of IT professionals surveyed said they lacked confidence in their ability to spot a new device, imported by a user as it appeared on, and connected with the company’s network. The danger here is that…

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20 Percent of Small Businesses Take CyberSecurity Seriously – Does Yours?

By developer / July 8, 2016

Barclaycard, one of the giants in the industry of global payments, has some disturbing new data to share about the state of cybersecurity in small and medium-sized businesses. Less than one in five of the businesses surveyed viewed cybersecurity as their top priority. What makes that fact more disturbing still is the fact that nearly…

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FBI Warning Businesses About Scam

By developer / July 7, 2016

The FBI has issued an official warning of a new scam the hackers are using, and it’s costing business big bucks. According to the FBI, BEC (Business Email Compromise) has already cost the business community more than three billion dollars, and that figure grows by the day. In fact, just last year, the FBI estimated…

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Apple Releasing New Encrypted File System For Better Security

By developer / July 6, 2016

Apple recently, and very quietly, made an announcement that went largely unnoticed by technology press agents and reporters looking for juicy headline materials. It turns out that many may have missed the most important headline of them all. Namely, the coming release of Apple’s new file system, APFS. Two things make this new filesystem noteworthy.…

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Shopped At Acer’s Website? Your Information May Have Been Stolen

By developer / July 5, 2016

One of the biggest problems about successful data breaches is the fact that if the hackers are really good, it can be quite some time before their target is even aware there’s a problem. This appears to be the case with Acer, the world’s largest computer manufacturer. Their webstore, Acer.com, was hacked more than a…

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Email Attachments With Java Script Pose Ransomware Threat

By developer / July 4, 2016

The hacking community is at it again, and they’ve once more upped the ante. It wasn’t long ago that ransomware called Ransom32 that was partially written in NodeJS, but delivered via an executable file, had been the norm, that is until now. Now though, there’s a new threat. The ransomware is called RAA, and is…

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Big Changes Coming To Apple Devices

By developer / July 2, 2016

A number of big, exciting developments were announced at Apple’s recent worldwide developer’s conference, and from the sound of it, there are a number of really exciting changes coming that will give the Apple community plenty to look forward to. Below, we’ll outline the biggest and best of the announcements. iOS 10 The developer beta…

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Just Change Your Password Already – Another 45 Million Passwords Stolen

By developer / July 1, 2016

LeakedSource provides us with yet more bad news. Hackers have breached VerticalScope, a media company that runs a number of large online communities, including several enormously popular ones including Techsupportforum.com, motorcycle.com, and AutoGuide.com. According to the company, for every record they found, they found a corresponding IP address, email address, and at least one password.…

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Have A Cisco SMB Firewall Or Router? Update Now

By developer / June 30, 2016

If you use a Cisco firewall or router to protect your digital assets, it’s time to check your equipment. Cisco recently released a security advisory that covers three of its popular, widely used pieces of equipment: The RV 110W Wireless-N VPN Firewall The RV 130W Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Router The RV 215W Wireless-N VPN Router…

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