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Windows 10 Privacy Becoming More Transparent In Next Version

All companies collect data on their customers, but some are better than others when it comes to being upfront about what kinds of data are collected.  Over the past year, Microsoft ...

Blizzard Games Vulnerability Could Leave Gamers Open To Hacking

Do you play Blizzard online computer games such as World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Starcraft II, or Overwatch?  If so, there's a potential problem you need to be aware of. ...

2 Million Credit Cards Stolen From Popular Sandwich Shop

By now, we've seen enough large-scale Point of Sale (POS) credit card thefts that patterns are beginning to emerge.  Some companies follow the general arc of the narrative better than others, ...

Mac Computers Battling New Malware For Hijacking DNS

It's official, the first macOS malware of 2018 is here.  Discovered by an independent security researcher and dubbed "OSX/MaMi," the code is functionally similar to DNSChanger malware. The researcher posted his ...

Use Of Bots Has Increased Fake Account Creations

The ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report 2017 is out, and is a troubling read for anyone who has anything to do with data security.  As a fraud prevention company protecting nearly a billion ...

Intel Chips Face Another Possible Vulnerability

Intel's year isn't getting off to a very good start.   Just after the discovery of a pair of critical vulnerabilities that have been in their chipsets for more than a decade ...

Inappropriate Ads Found In Some Game Apps for Kids

Normally, Google's robust series of checks and audits are pretty good at catching malicious code and preventing it from making its way to the Play Store.  Sometimes, however, something slips through ...

Do Not Use These Chrome Extensions

Do you use any of the following Chrome browser extensions? Change HTTP Request Header Nyoogle - (a custom logo for Google) Stickies - (a Post-It note for Chrome) Lite Bookmarks If ...

Backdoor In Certain Lenovo Switches Discovered

Does your company utilize either RackSwitch or BladeCenter networking switches?  Are those switches running ENOS (the Enterprise Network Operating System)?  If so, there's a backdoor in your network you weren't aware ...

Vulnerabilities Found In Some GPS Services

A duo of researchers stumbled across a series of vulnerabilities in literally hundreds of GPS services that leave sensitive GPS tracking data open to hackers.  Dubbed "Trackmageddon" by the researchers, the ...

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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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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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