Google Is Bringing Back Chrome’s Close Other Tabs Option

November 25, 2019

Not long ago, Google decided to remove the “Close Other Tabs” option from the right click context menu of their browser. While its removal didn’t exactly cause an uproar among Chrome’s massive user base, the move was greeted with confusion and resignation. It was after all a good, handy feature. If you’ve been missing it, […]

Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

November 25, 2019

Has it been more than a month since you upgraded your Android OS? If so, you should make upgrading a priority. Just over a month ago, Google patched a critical flaw in the Android OS that allowed hackers to “beam” malware to any unpatched devices via a process called ‘NFC Beaming’. It relies on a […]

Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

November 25, 2019

Do you have web domains registered with Web.com, Network Solutions or Register.com? If so, at least some of your data may have been compromised. Web.com recently reported that they and their two subsidiaries named above were breached by an unknown third party. The breach occurred in late August 2019 and the company discovered evidence of […]


Racoon Stealer Malware Is New One To Watch For

November 25, 2019

There is a new form of malware that you and your staff need to be aware of. That’s because it’s gaining in popularity among cyber criminals around the world. Known as ‘Racoon Stealer,’ it is noteworthy not for its complexity but rather, for its extreme ease of use. Worse, the malware’s designers have been marketing […]

Fake Voicemail Messages Tricking People Into Opening Malicious Content

November 25, 2019

Office 365 has been the target of an increasing number of ongoing phishing scams. The latest scam involves using fake voicemail messages to convince targets that they need to log in to hear the full recording. Researchers at McAfee Labs had this to say about the matter: “Over the past few weeks McAfee Labs has […]

Windows Bug Found To Cause Slow Startup

November 25, 2019

Microsoft recently published an important new support document relating to several Windows versions. The document reads, in part, as follows: “After you configure a Windows-based computer to use large amounts of memory, including persistent memory, the computer takes longer than expected to start up. Additionally, increased CPU usage occurs for a short time after startup. […]

Hackers Are Imitating Government Agencies To Spread Malware

November 25, 2019

Researchers at Proofpoint have found evidence of a new threat actor who has been sending out convincing looking emails. They are claiming to come from several government agencies. These include the Italian Revenue Agency, the German Federal Ministry of Finance, and the United States Postal Service. This is all part of a malicious campaign designed […]

Public Chargers Can Expose Your Device To Hacking And Malware

November 25, 2019

On paper, it seems like a lovely idea to use a public charger. Airports, hotels, and other high traffic areas have begun to increasingly offer public USB power charging stations to give people a convenient means of recharging their favorite devices. Unfortunately, things are not working out quite according to plan. Naturally, hackers around the […]

Screen Protectors Circumvent Fingerprint Security On Samsung Devices

November 24, 2019

Do you own a Samsung Galaxy S10?  If so, one of the reasons you bought it may be because of its cutting-edge biometric technology. It utilizes ultrasounds to create a detailed 3D map of your fingerprint and thus, provides a greater level of security. Earlier in the year, the company warned its customers against using […]

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