Archive for October, 2017

New Hack Attempts To Access Office 365 Passwords

Companies are getting better at detecting and fending off brute force attacks. Depending on how big, and how hard-hitting the attack is, it can still get through, of course, but the main ...

OnePlus Mobile Phone Found To Be Collecting User Data

If you own a smartphone made by Chinese manufacturer OnePlus, you can thank security researcher Chris Moore for making a discovery that the manufacturer wasn’t going to tell you about. It turns ...

2012 Disqus Hack Exposed More Than 17 Million Users

The hits just keep coming, with Disqus being the latest company to issue a breach disclosure. If you’ve never heard of it, Disqus is an incredibly popular, plugin-based comment service for blogs. ...

Microsoft Officially Pulls Plug On Windows Phone

The Windows phone is officially dead, with the announcement from Joe Belfiore that there would be no new feature updates and no further development. The writing has been on the wall for ...

The IRS Awards Security Contract To Equifax Even After Hack

You’ve probably heard about Equifax’s recent troubles. More than 145 million consumer data files were exposed, including names, addresses, social security numbers and more. The problem was viewed as so serious that ...

Microsoft Edge Browser Coming To Android And IOS

Since ditching its beleaguered Internet Explorer browser, Microsoft’s latest offering, Edge, which is bundled with Windows 10, has been struggling to gain a foothold in the market. Yes, it comes preloaded on ...

Sonic Drive-In Latest Company With Credit Card Breach

Another week, another data breach, and this time, popular fast food chain Sonic found itself in the crosshairs. The breach came to light when a Brian Krebs, a journalist for Infosec, spotted ...

Google Has Announced Earbuds That Translate Language In Real Time

Google Labs has produced some amazing ideas. Some of them have found their way to the market, and many others have not. The one thing they have in common, though, is that ...

Firefox Will End Support For XP, and Vista Users In 2018

Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP and Vista quite some time ago., Butbut so far, Firefox has been hanging tough, continuing to provide updates to their browser’s users on both platforms, doing at ...

Several Security Issues Found In Solutions That Use DNSmasq

Open source tools offer a lot of compelling advantages, with one of the biggest and most important being that they tend to have relatively fewer bugs and security flaws. The reason ...

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Vulnerabilities Found In Consumer Based Routers And Devices

Vulnerabilities Found In Consumer Based Routers And Devices

The SOHOpelessly Broken 2.0 study has been released by Independent Security Evaluators . The picture it paints of routers and the[...]
LastPass User Credentials May Have Been Exposed To Hackers

LastPass User Credentials May Have Been Exposed To Hackers

Do you use the password manager LastPass?  If so, you're certainly not alone.  In recent years it has seen its[...]
Intel Server Processors Are Vulnerable To Attack

Intel Server Processors Are Vulnerable To Attack

Researchers at Vrije Universiteit, in Amsterdam have discovered a disturbing new side-channel attack. All Intel server-grade processors made since 2012[...]

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