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Archive for May, 2021

Numerous Malicious Financial Apps Discovered Targeting Android Devices

Recently, Google did some house cleaning. They removed ten different apps from the Play Store, all of which contained droppers for financial Trojans, this according to a recent blog post by Check ...

Google Analytics Gets New Security Feature

Based on current trends, marketers are going to have to get used to operating in a world without cookies. In light of that, Google has recently made some significant changes to Google ...

Some Versions Of Windows 10 Will Stop Receiving Security Updates

On the heels of the May 2021 Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft has flagged certain versions of Windows 10 that will no longer receive security updates. These include versions 1803, 1809, and 1909. ...

Consider Replacing Your Old Broadband Routers For Security

A company named 'UK security Watchdog, Which?' recently released a report with some disturbing security ramifications. Based on a survey of more than 6000 UK households, the company identified 13 different older ...

Google Prioritizing Privacy And Safety With Play Store Updates

Google generally does a great job with security when it comes to the Google Play Store. Of course, the company regularly makes headlines when poisoned apps are discovered, but given the sheer ...

Google May Force All Users To Use 2 Factor Authentication

Sometimes Google takes a heavy-handed approach to security, but it's also widely accepted that their heart is in the right place. That seems to be the case with the company's most recently ...

Default Windows Font May Change With Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has a history of being notoriously slow to change. Just to cite one example, the company's venerable "Paint" application has been in the mix since the earliest days of Windows. Although ...

Many Mobile Devices Contain A Chip With A Security Risk

A new, high severity vulnerability has been found in Qualcomm's MSM (Mobile Station Modem) chips, including the company's latest 5G-capable versions. The security issue could allow hackers to access a user's call ...

Global Scale Phishing Attack Brings New Malware

There's an ongoing, global scale phishing attack you should be aware of, even if your firm isn't currently being targeted by it. The attack is being tracked by Mandiant, who recently published ...

Chrome Zero Day Exploit Gets Fixed With Latest Update

On April 20, 2021, Google released Chrome 90.0.4430.85, designed to address a zero-day exploit hackers are currently taking advantage of, tracked as CVE-2021-21224. The patch also patches four other high severity security ...

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A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

Thank Trevor Spiniolas' sharp eyes if you own an iPhone.  The independent security researcher recently discovered a critical security flaw[...]
This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

A new threat has appeared on the horizon. Even if the name is not familiar to you this malware strain[...]
Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Recently digital media giant Shutterfly was hit by a major ransomware attack. The attack disrupted broad swaths of the company's services[...]

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