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Archive for September, 2018

Vulnerability Found In Major Manufacturers Of Android Phones 

Researchers operating out of the University of Florida, Stony Brook University and Samsung Research America have made a disturbing discovery. Millions of Android smartphones manufactured by eleven different OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) ...

Security Issues Abound – Texas Voter Registration Records Leaked 

The great state of Texas has 15.2 million registered voters. Unfortunately, personal details belonging to nearly all of them (14.8 million) have been compromised, but don't blame the state's election officials. This ...

Hackers Now Targeting Point Of Sale Systems

There's a new threat to point of sale (POS) systems coming out of Russia, according to security researchers from Booz Allen Hamilton. The malware, which they're calling "RtPOS" isn't bleeding edge technology, ...

The Danger of Letting That Domain Name Expire

So, I stumbled upon an interesting article over Labor Day weekend (do I know how to party OR WHAT?) that warned businesses of the risks that come with letting domain names ...

Hackers Make More Money Than Is Spent On Cybersecurity

Quick question - how much do the world's cyber criminals make every sixty seconds? If you guessed a quarter of a million dollars, you'd be wrong. If you doubled that value, you'd ...

Are Your Passwords Up to Snuff?

Probably not. At least, if you’re anything like me — and I really hope you’re not – then your passwords are probably not up to snuff. But hopefully this will at ...

High Frequency Audio Computer Monitors May Expose Screen Activity

It may sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but recently, researchers have made a disturbing discovery. Using nothing more than an off-the-shelf microphone, it's possible for an attacker ...

Millions Of T-Mobile Customers Data May Have Been Leaked

Telecommunications giant T-Mobile is the latest victim of a large-scale data breach, with personal data belonging to more than two million of its customers having been leaked. The exposed information included customer ...

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Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Kroger, a titan in the US supermarket industry, is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach. In[...]
Google To Add Password Breach Prevention Feature To Android

Google To Add Password Breach Prevention Feature To Android

If you're a Google Chrome user, then you've probably already used or at least seen the Password Checkup feature in[...]
Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Hackers have found a new tool in their never-ending quest to cause trouble. They've begun abusing the Apps Script business[...]

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