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Almost Half Of Top Ranking Websites Are Vulnerable

Menlo Security just released their third annual "State of the Web" report and it's not pretty.  The headline finding is that 42% of the top 100,000 sites as ranked by Alexa ...

Microsoft is Adding Much Needed Feature To Windows Defender

Microsoft is getting tough on so-called "registry cleaners", and it's about time.  The company recently announced a planned change to Windows Defender (the anti-malware program that comes standard with every Windows ...

Malware Makers Testing Vulnerability Of Meltdown And Spectre

Security researchers from around the web are reporting finding an increasing number of instances of proof of concept (PoC) code that incorporates the recently discovered Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. If you ...

If your Point Of Sale Uses Oracle, Update Now

Oracle is currently the third-largest provider of POS (Point of Sale) software on the market today, which means that there's a fairly good chance you're using an Oracle POS system.  If ...

Fitness Trackers Could Be A National Security Risk

If ever there were two phrases that didn't seem to go together, they would probably be "Fitness trackers" and "National Security Risk."  The very idea that a simple fitness tracker could ...

iPhone Throttling Issue To Be Addressed In Upcoming Update

Recently, Apple found itself in hot water with its normally adoring user base. This happened when it became known that the company was intentionally throttling (slowing down) the speed of older ...

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 ...

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 ...