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Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Credit Card Breach Hits Two Large Companies

Delta Airlines and Sears Corporation have both been notified of a data breach that has exposed the credit card information of some 100,000 Sears customers and "hundreds of thousands" of Delta ...

Most “Wannacry” Hacks Were On Windows 7 Machines

Last year's Wannacry attack was bad, but in many ways, it was a self-inflicted wound.  According Webroot's recently published "Annual Threat Report," almost all of the machines that succumbed to the ...

Hackers Zone In On Microsoft Products To Attack

Congratulations to Adobe Flash Player for not being the software most targeted by hackers.  Security vendor "Recorded Future" has just published their annual list of the software hackers most commonly focus ...

Energy Companies Under Attack From Malware

The energy sector is in danger, and almost nobody is talking about it.  This, according to a newly published report by Kaspersky Labs. At issue are ICS (Industrial Control System) computers.  ...

21 Percent Of Internet Traffic Riddled With Bad Bots

How much of your website's traffic is driven by bots?  The answer may surprise you.  Overall, bots account for nearly half of all web traffic. The "good" bots account for 20.4 ...

Huge Spike in Malware With Mining Capabilities

There's a new type of hacking attack to be concerned with, and it's growing by leaps and bounds.  Called "Crypto-Jacking," it's a process by which malicious code is placed on websites. ...

MyFitnessPal User Information Data Breach Affects 150 Million

Another week, another high-profile data breach.  This time, it's Under Armour in the hot seat.  Under Armour acquired the MyFitnessPal app back in February 2015, and the company recently announced that ...

Another Google Service Is Going Away

If you are a fan of, and regularly use Goo.gl (the URL shortener service), brace for impact.  The company has announced that as of March 30, 2019, the service will be ...

Remote Desktop Flaw Affects Every Windows Version

Researchers at Preempt Security recently discovered a critical flaw in Microsoft's Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP for short) that impacts every version of Windows in existence. It could allow a ...

RottenSys Malware Has Infected 5M Android Devices Since 2016

There's a new threat on the horizon, according to security researchers from Check Point.  A group of hackers in China are busy building a massive botnet that so far, totals almost ...