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Personal Medical Devices Recalled For Hacking Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to patients and healthcare providers that certain Medtronic MiniMed some insulin pumps carry cybersecurity risks. The alert reads, in part, as ...

Windows Update May Not Work On Some Dual Boot Macs

Windows 10 version 1903 is out. However, if you're a Mac user running Windows 10, you may not be able to get the latest from Microsoft.  According to Microsoft's official statement on ...

IP Camera Hacking Attempts Are Rising

Recently, Trend Micro published some statistics that just about everyone should find disturbing.  According to their latest statistics, the security company has blocked more than five million cyber-attacks against IP cameras, just ...

Windows Phone App Updates Are Ending Soon

Microsoft initially had grand ambitions where smartphones were concerned. The company invested billions in their quest to create a phone that ran on Windows 8 (and later, Windows 8.1). That was all ...

Recent Popular Aged Face APP on Facebook Has Serious Privacy Issues

If you spend any time at all on social media, you've probably seen the latest craze:  People posting photos of themselves aged, so they look like they're in their sixties, seventies, or ...

Update Your Browser To Fix New Firefox Security Vulnerability

Are you a Firefox user?  If so, you'll want to update to version 67.0.4 as soon as possible.  Just last week, Mozilla released Firefox 67.0.3 to address a critical remote code execution ...

Large Percentage Of Mobile Apps Have Security Flaws

How many apps do you have on your phone?If you're like most people, you've likely got dozens or more. Considering how much storage is available on mobile devices these days, people tend ...

NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network

Not even NASA is immune to hacking.  Recently, the American space agency announced that they traced a breach back to April of 2018. That was when a group described as an APT ...

Update Any Nest Cam Security Cameras You May Own

Did you get your Google Nest Security Camera system used or second hand?  If you did, be sure your cameras are running the latest firmware. Recently, the tech review site Wirecutter reported ...

Florida City Paid Big Bucks To Hackers Using Ransomware  

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida is the latest high-profile victim of a ransomware attack. Recently, the city council voted to pay more than $600,000 to a hacking group to regain access ...

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Ransomware Now Sends Malicious Texts Through Mobile Device

Ransomware Now Sends Malicious Texts Through Mobile Device

If you own an Android device, there's a new threat to be at least moderately concerned about.  It takes the[...]
Playing Videos Could Allow Hackers Into Your Phone

Playing Videos Could Allow Hackers Into Your Phone

Do you have an Android device?  Are you running Android Nougat, Oreo, or Pie (versions 7x, 8x, or 9x)?  Do[...]
Security Flaw Found In Open Source Office Program LibreOffice

Security Flaw Found In Open Source Office Program LibreOffice

Do you use LibreOffice? It's an open source clone that's functionally similar to Microsoft Office that has grown quite popular[...]

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