Archive for February, 2017

Music Festival Coachella Attendee List Hacked, Including Passwords

If you’re a music lover and you’ve been to the website of the annual California music festival Coachella, then you are at risk. The entire Coachella database was recently found for sale ...

Websites Are Being Attacked – Time For A Security Update

WordPress is the reigning King of the Content Management Systems, and by extension, the king of much of the internet. More people use the platform than any other, and with good reason. ...

Macs Finally Experience Malware From New Office for Mac Macro Target

It’s an oldie but a goodie, and an attack vector that Windows users have seen since the late 90’s. Macros. These are essentially shortcut codes that Microsoft Word and other applications use ...

Gmail No Longer Supports Windows XP, Vista

If, for some reason, you’re still running Windows XP or Vista, you probably already know that it’s well past time to upgrade. Microsoft officially ended support months ago, even for critical updates, ...

Nokia Phones Might Be Back With New Smart Devices

Remember back in the early 2000’s when Nokia was the king of the cellphone market? Well, if you’re feeling nostalgic for those days, there’s (potentially) good news on the horizon. At a ...

Is Your Money Safe? Bank Cyberattacks On The Rise

Kaspersky Labs originally discovered “fileless malware” back in 2014, but it wasn’t until this year that it became mainstream. Now, the company is reporting that more than 150 banks around the world ...

Did Your Printer Receive A Message From A Hacker?

Over the weekend, a hacker who goes by the name Stackoverflowin performed a public service. Of course, in the process of doing so, he terrified and confused a lot of people. Having ...

SVG Images Getting Wider Distribution As Malicious File Type

JavaScript is hands down the tool of choice of hackers who are interested in inserting malicious code onto a user’s device. Most commonly, scripts are embedded in compressed (zipped) files, and when ...

New Memory That Acts As Processor Could Speed Up Devices

ReRAM is coming to a computer manufacturer near you, and soon. If you haven’t heard of this technology yet, you’re not alone, but it is one of the most exciting developments in ...

Update Netgear Routers Firmware Or Risk Password Compromise

It hasn’t been a good time for Netgear. In recent months, security researchers across the industry have identified several critical security flaws that could leave your network exposed and vulnerable to attacks. ...

Blog

Three Years Later, Zendesk Discovers Data Breach

Three Years Later, Zendesk Discovers Data Breach

File this one away under 'better late than never.'  Zendesk, a popular customer support ticketing platform, has only recently discovered[...]
Ransomware Sets Sights On Healthcare Organizations

Ransomware Sets Sights On Healthcare Organizations

A string of hospitals in both the US and Australia have come under attack by hackers in recent weeks. They[...]
American Express Employee Compromises Customer Information

American Express Employee Compromises Customer Information

American Express has been quietly contacting some of its customers with a tersely worded communication that reads, in part, as[...]

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