Cybercrime Rings Getting Smarter And More Sophisticated

Cybercrime Rings Getting Smarter And More Sophisticated

Cybercrime is growing up. Increasingly, on the Dark Web, customers can find a wide variety of hacking activities offered as a “service.” There is everything from DDOS attacks launched by massive ‘botnets to carefully orchestrated phishing campaigns to ransomware attacks. If you’ve got the cash, the hackers have the services. They’re also getting increasingly savvy […]

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Sony Security Cameras Require Update Due To Security Risk

Sony Security Cameras Require Update Due To Security Risk

If you use Sony cameras to secure your business, you could be at risk. Security researchers have recently discovered a pair of devastating security flaws in as many as 80 different models of Sony cameras. The first of these appears to be a debug mode that was inadvertently left in place by Sony engineers. The […]

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Newest Version Bluetooth 5 Is Currently Available

Newest Version Bluetooth 5 Is Currently Available

It’s official – Bluetooth 5 is out, and that means good things for the Internet of Things. The new version brings lots of changes and improvements, but there are two that are particularly noteworthy. The first of these is the matter of range. It has quadrupled, so you no longer have to worry about the […]

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New Ransomware Encourages You To Infect Friends To Retrieve Files

New Ransomware Encourages You To Infect Friends To Retrieve Files

There’s an unfortunate new ransomware variant making the rounds on the internet. As with all other forms of the software, once it infects your system, it locks all the files on your computer, then gives you instructions on how to unlock them. This, of course, involves sending a payment in BitCoins to the hackers in […]

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Exiting Employees Should Be A Concern For Confidential Data Theft

Exiting Employees Should Be A Concern For Confidential Data Theft

A recently fired Expedia IT Specialist used his position to access the emails of company executives and make more than $300,000 in an insider trading stock scheme, according to investigators. While the facts of the case are both interesting and alarming, the real story, and lesson to all business owners, is the danger that your […]

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Are Phone Calls Coming To Airlines Through WiFi?

Are Phone Calls Coming To Airlines Through WiFi?

The FCC is mulling over some new rules that could add a wrinkle to any travel plans you might be making. The new rule would require that airlines inform customers up front, before a ticket purchase is made, if they allow Wi-Fi phone calls onboard the plane. It has been a longstanding policy not to […]

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This May Be Your Last Apple AirPort Router

This May Be Your Last Apple AirPort Router

If you own a Mac AirPort Wireless Router, then it will probably be your last one. The company has recently pulled the plug on further development of their router line, and will stop the manufacture and sale of them going forward. This is hardly bad news, nor a sign that the company is any sort […]

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Buy Now! SSD Prices To Rise Soon Due To Demand

Buy Now! SSD Prices To Rise Soon Due To Demand

If you’re looking to buy an SSD to replace your older, slower, spinning disk bulk storage, now is the time to buy. In recent months, the price of SSD technology has been falling, which has caused more widespread adoption, especially in laptops. This has created an imbalance and resulted in shortages. Laptop manufacturers are struggling […]

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Medical Devices Found To Have Major Security Risks

Medical Devices Found To Have Major Security Risks

It’s official. The almost complete lack of security in the Internet of Things can kill you. Researchers operating out of the University of Birmingham working in cooperation with fellow researchers in Belgium have recently published the results of an intensive study which revealed critical vulnerabilities in ten different “smart” medical devices so far, all of […]

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Latest Chrome Update Prefers HTML5 to Flash

Latest Chrome Update Prefers HTML5 to Flash

Chrome 55 has officially been released, and with its roll-out, the aging, security-ridden Flash Player takes another step closer to the dust bin of history. The internet unquestionably benefited greatly from Flash back in the early days. It was a transformative technology that allowed websites to display graphics more effectively, and gave WebMasters the ability […]

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AirDroid App Found To Have Major Security Issue

AirDroid App Found To Have Major Security Issue

If you haven’t heard of AirDroid, you should check into it, because it’s an amazing app. You may want to wait a couple of weeks before actually installing it, however, because security firm Zimperium has found a number of critical vulnerabilities in the app that puts anyone who uses it at risk. Created by Sand […]

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More Than 80 Million Accounts Compromised At DailyMotion

More Than 80 Million Accounts Compromised At DailyMotion

Do you use DailyMotion to help get the word out about your company’s brand? It’s a wildly popular video sharing site, and unfortunately, it’s the latest victim in a long list of high-profile hacks in 2016. LeakedSource, a company that tracks hacks and data breaches across the web, recently acquired more than 80 million DailyMotion […]

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