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Archive for July, 2018

Bluetooth Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Access Devices 

There's a new Bluetooth security vulnerability to be aware of, tracked as CVE-2018-5383, and it's a nasty one. It's a cryptographic vulnerability that affects firmware or operating system software drivers from ...

Girl Scouts Can Now Earn New Badges For High Technical Skills

The girl scouts have officially moved into the 21st century. The Girl Scouts of America recently announced the creation of a whole raft of new badges that address (in the organization's ...

Hackers May Set Their Sights On Your GPS Next

If you're like most people, you probably rely heavily on the GPS function of your phone.  Type in an address and your phone helpfully guides you, turn by turn, to your ...

New Report Shows 32 Percent Increase In Cyber Attacks

Positive Technologies has just released a new report that paints a grim picture for IT professionals.  If your sense is that the number of cyberattacks are increasing, you're not wrong. In ...

Survey Shows Businesses Feel Prepared For A Data Breach

A majority of business owners from around the world (68 percent) feel that they're better prepared to ward off a cyberattack and prevent a data breach than their competitors. This is ...

World Cup Avoided Nearly 25 Million Cyber Attacks This Year

According to the Kremlin, Russia prevented almost twenty five million cyber-attacks during the World Cup this year.   President Vladimir Putin praised the nation's digital security forces by saying the following: ...

Clinic Employee Learns That Traveling Increases Data Theft Risk

On May 14th, the Billings Clinic in Montana issued a breach notification statement, which explained that they detected unusual activity within one of its employee's email accounts. The employee in question was ...

Thermal Imaging Could Help Thieves Steal Your Passwords

As if there weren't enough ways for hackers to steal your passwords, now, there's thermal imaging.  If that sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie, think again. Researchers ...

Massive Breach Affects 21 Million Users Of Timehop App

Do you use Timehop?  If you're not sure what that is, it's a popular, clever little app that reminds social media users about posts they've made in the past. It can ...

Malware Created Using Stolen Legitimate Security Certificate From D-Link

Researchers from the digital security firm ESET have recently spotted a new malware campaign with a nasty twist.  It was created using a legitimate security certificate stolen from D-Link. The malware ...

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Why CEOs Should Be Concerned About the Dark Web

Why CEOs Should Be Concerned About the Dark Web

Linked to a host of fraudulent schemes, point-of-sale (POS) attacks, and the widely publicized Target data breach in 2013, the[...]
Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

In recent months, security researchers have unearthed all sorts of new hardware vulnerabilities.  Several of them allow hackers to quietly[...]
Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft just won a huge military contract worth $480 million to bring 100,000 customized AR (Augmented Reality) headsets, based on[...]

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