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Archive for January, 2020

New Updates To This Malware Made It More Dangerous

If you haven't yet heard of a malware strain called 'Predator the Thief', it's something that belongs on your radar. It first emerged as a threat in July of 2018, when it ...

Upgrade From Windows 7 Now To Avoid Security Risks

By the time you read these words, the last day for Windows 7 support has already come and gone. The date set by Microsoft has been well known to most Windows 7 ...

Landrys Restaurant Chain Latest Victim Of Credit Card Breach

If you're not familiar with Landry's, you're probably familiar with at least some of the restaurants the company owns. The company recently issued a formal 'Notification of Data Breach' in which they ...

New Hacking Method Looks Like A Locked Computer

Scammers have breathed new life into an old scam. For years, the old 'Law Enforcement Lock' trick has been used to cheat unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money. The new wrinkle works ...

Support For Many Microsoft Apps Will Stop In 2020

The year 2020 looks to be interesting and exciting in a variety of ways, but it also will usher in a tremendous amount of change. If you're an IT manager, be aware ...

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

All Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), but not all MFA is 2FA. Multi-Factor Authentication works on the principle of using multiple pieces of secret information in order to verify ...

ISO Files Are Being Used To Deliver Malware

Researchers at Trustwave have observed a notable increase in the use of .ISO files to deliver malware. Hackers have relied on poisoned disk image files for years to deliver malware to their ...

Message Recall Feature May Be Added To Office 365

For a while now, Microsoft Outlook users have enjoyed a highly popular addition to their email service. In a nutshell, it allows them to recall messages that have been sent using Outlook, ...

Kids Can Bypass Communication Limit Feature On iOS 13.3

If you have children that own Apple devices, be aware that the latest update for iOS 13.3 included a feature called Communications Limits. It is designed to allow parents to set up ...

Windows 10 Update Caused Issues With File Explorer

Have you already installed Windows 10, build 1909? If so, then you've probably noticed that the latest build update introduced a few bugs to Windows File Explorer. After installing the latest build, ...

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Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot.[...]
People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to[...]
Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It's time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates.[...]

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