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Posts Tagged ‘Security’

CopyCat Malware Taking Android Devices By Storm

Researchers at the security firm Check Point have uncovered a new strain of malware they’re calling CopyCat that has taken the internet by storm, infecting millions of Android devices in South and ...

Why Do Ransomware Attacks Continue To Rise?

The total number of ransomware attacks has seen a massive spike, with nearly 50 percent more attacks against PCs occurring this year than last year. In the same time period, ransomware attacks ...

New Vulnerability Found In Skype That Could Allow Hackers Access

If you’re one of the millions of Skype users around the world, check to see what version you’re using. If you haven’t upgraded to the latest build, you’re at risk. Recently, a ...

New Survey Shows Alarming Trends In Cybersecurity For Businesses

A new survey released by Guidance Software reveals some disturbing trends about the state of cyber security. The survey asked 330 IT and digital security professionals questions about cyber-attacks and their impact ...

Microsoft Releasing Feature To Help With Malicious Files Like Ransomware

Microsoft recently announced a new change coming to Windows Defender in the fall called “Controlled Folder Access.” As the company describes the feature, it should enable Windows Defender to prevent files in ...

New Mobile Fingerprint Sensor Can Detect Blood Flow And Heartbeat

Qualcomm has recently announced the release of their next-generation fingerprint biometric technology for mobile devices, and on its face, it seems to be a significant improvement. The problem that the current generation ...

Internet Crime Has Become A Billion Dollar Industry

Anyone who works in IT or has any interest in data security at all can tell you that the number of hacking attacks is on the rise. Worse than that, though, is ...

Watch Out For Latest Hacker Phishing Attempt On Facebook

If there’s one thing that’s true about the world’s hackers, it is that they are tireless and relentless when it comes to finding new and increasingly inventive ways to infiltrate a user’s ...

Unsecured Voter Database May Have Leaked 198 Million US Records

Since the 2016 election, there have been lots of hard questions asked about the sanctity of US elections, with mounting conjectural evidence that there was an active attempt by nation-state actors to ...

Ransomware Infects Hosting Company; Decryption Costs A Million Dollars

A South Korean web hosting company called NAYANA has been the victim of what appears to be one of the largest, if not the largest ransomware attacks in the history of the ...