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Passwords May Be Dead Soon If Microsoft Gets Its Way 

Karanbir Singh (a program manager at Microsoft) is on a mission: Kill the password. As he said in a recent blog post: "Nobody likes passwords.  They are inconvenient, insecure, and expensive.  ...

Coca Cola Breach Proves Employees May Be Significant Threat

Coca-Cola is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach.  Unlike some of the others that have recently made headlines, however, this one was conducted from within. In September ...

Now Is A Good Time To Upgrade To SSD Drives

If you've been considering swapping out some of your old HDDs to SSDs, now is a great time to do so, thanks to the convergence of two factors. First is the ...

Microsoft Is Issuing Surface Book 4 Replacements

Do you own a Surface Book 4?  If you do, you may have been unfortunate enough to get one that suffers from a peculiar screen flickering issue.  It's not known exactly ...

More Bad News From The Equifax Breach 

The news just keeps getting worse for Equifax.  The company has already had to revise their estimates of how many people were impacted by last year's breach more than once, and ...

New Vulnerability May Expose Encrypted Emails 

Security researchers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have discovered a dangerous new email vulnerability called "Efail."  Exploiting this new email vulnerability would allow hackers to decrypt emails encrypted with either ...

SSD Drive Makers Adding Features To Reduce Duplicate Data

Big changes are in the works in the SSD-based storage ecosystem. It includes three different vendors all making similar announcements regarding designs to help companies that rely on SSD-based storage systems ...

Chili’s Is The Latest To Suffer A Credit Card Breach

Brinker International (the parent company of the Chili's restaurant chain) formally announced that on May 11, they discovered malware on an undisclosed number of their point of sales terminals.  Details are ...

Vega Stealer Malware Goes After Your Saved Credentials

There's a new security threat to be worried about, and security professionals are warning that it could be very bad indeed.  The new malware is known as the "Vega Stealer," and ...

Your Kids’ Personal Info May Have Been Compromised

An identity threat company called 4iQ has recently published a report called "Identities in the Wild:  The Tsunami of Breached Identities Continues."  Unfortunately, the information in the report contains all bad ...