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For Security, Windows 10 Update Removes Adobe Flash Player

In September of this year, Microsoft announced that they would soon be releasing an optional update designed to remove the Adobe Flash Player from any machine applying the update, and rendering it ...

Notification To Update Microsoft Word Could Be Hidden Malware

If you've spent any time at all surveying the threat landscape, then you're almost certainly familiar with the name Emotet. As one of the largest malware botnets on the planet, it's dangerous ...

Government Warns Increase In Cyber Attacks Targeting Hospitals

Is your business in any way affiliated with or connected to the healthcare industry? If so, be advised that recently, the FBI and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have ...

Amazon Employee Responsible For User Data Breach

Recently, one or more Amazon employees disclosed customer email addresses to an unknown third party, prompting Amazon to send a notification email out to impacted customers which reads as follows: "We are ...

Some Popular Android Apps Found To Include Malware

Google does an admirable job of keeping its sprawling Play Store free of apps containing malware. Their verification system is world-class. That said, no system is perfect, and that includes Google's. In ...

This New Ransomware Can Infect A Network In Just Minutes

Not all ransomware strains are created equally. Some are designed as slow burns that will infect a target system, expanding its reach for days, or even weeks before striking and locking your ...

Mac And Android Added To GravityRAT Malware’s Targets

Malware comes in all shapes and sizes. Some strains copy and encrypt files. Others serve annoying ads. Still others work quietly in the background, mining this or that cryptocurrency using your computer's ...

Photoshop Testing Security For Images To Prevent Theft And Fakes

Deep Fakes are becoming an increasingly large problem. If you're not familiar with the term, a Deep Fake is an advanced photo or video technique in which an existing person in a ...

WordPress Loginizer Plugin Was Automatically Updated Due To Vulnerability

WordPress tends to take a light-handed approach when it comes to managing the legions of plugins that are compatible with the most popular blogging platform on the planet. This time, however, they're ...

Coordinated Effort Underway To Take Down Trickbot Malware

Score one for the good guys. A team led by Microsoft's DCU (Digital Crimes Unit) that includes Symantec, NTT Ltd, ESET, and Lumen's Black Lotus Labs is working on something new. They ...

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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.[...]
Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Are you a Pluto.tv user? If so, you're not alone. The internet television station boasts an impressive user base of[...]
New Version Of Jupyter Malware Spotted In The Wild

New Version Of Jupyter Malware Spotted In The Wild

Researchers from cybersecurity company Morphisec have recently discovered a new strain of malware they believe has been in the wild[...]

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Since 2013, Byte-Werx has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Greater Houston area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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