Leaked Report Shows United Nations Suffered Hack
The United Nations has been hacked.
Wawa Breach May Have Compromised More Than 30
Million Payment Cards
Turn your old speakers or Hi-Fi into Bluetooth,
Airplay and Spotify receivers with a Raspberry Pi and this
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Justice department cracking down on robocalls
The DOJ is taking civil action against five
companies and three individuals in the U.S. that are allegedly
responsible for attempting to defraud Americans with hundreds of
millions of robocalls.
Facebook users keep clicking on ads, pointing to
strong fourth quarter results
- Facebook has seen an increase in the
median number of ads clicked by users on the service from July to
January, according to Audience Insights, a Facebook tool used by
- In the U.S., Facebook users increased
their ads clicked from 17 on July 18 to 19 on Jan. 16, according
to Audience Insights.
- The company saw similar growth in its
global and U.K. markets.
Am I Wasting My Time Reporting Scam and Spam
Reporting spam in your email program with the spam
button is critical. Reporting it by forwarding it somewhere isn't
going to do any good.
Microsoft blinks again, promises to clean up after
its Win7 'Stretch' black screen mess
Microsoft introduced a new 'Stretch' wallpaper bug
in its last-ever Win7 patch, then claimed it would only fix the
problem for paying customers. Now, it looks like everyone will get
it — but how?
[Fix] Windows 7 Desktop Wallpaper Changed to Solid
Black Color Screen
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Trend Micro anti-virus zero-day exploited in attack
on Mitsubishi Electric
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Leaked Report Shows United Nations Suffered Hack
How to transfer photos from an iPhone to a Mac
Microsoft's new Edge browser has such powerful
privacy settings that it's triggering the ad blocker popup on some
websites, even when I don't have an ad blocker
Otorio says that a strain of ransomware called
“Snake” (not to be confused with the many other polyglot malware
Snakes slithering around in the wild) is both linked to Iran and
probably implicated in the recent attack on Bahrain Petroleum
Company. Bloomberg reports that Snake prospects many kinds of
files, but it’s notably interested in process controls.
12 Essential Apps for Protecting Your Privacy
Everywhere you look, it seems that someone is
either spying on their users or failing to protect their data.
Protecting yourself might seem like a hopeless task, but these top
privacy apps can really make a difference.
If you use this video calling app, update it now
Is Your Ring Device Making Your Home Less Safe?
NFL Twitter accounts hacked, including those of
Super Bowl-bound Chiefs and 49ers
A Saudi hacker group claimed responsibility for
compromising several accounts, including those of Kansas City and
DOJ seeks court approval to stop companies from
- The U.S. Justice Department announced its
first-ever enforcement action against telecommunications companies
over robocalls, the agency announced Tuesday.
- The filing accuses those companies of
“facilitating robocallls across their networks,” according to a
press conference held Tuesday.
Why Do I See Lots of Failed Login Attempts on My
We are all under constant attack. I'll show you how
to look at your Outlook.com recent activity and review why it
might be full of failed login attempts.
Get the January 2020 Patch Tuesday patches
Usually it’s smart to wait until the end of the
month before installing the Patch Tuesday patches. This month,
though, patches seem to be behaving themselves, and the Crypto API
CurveBall CVE-2020-0601 security hole looms. Admins take special
note of the RD Gateway patches.
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Automatic Installation in Google Chrome
State Could Ban Gov't Ransomware Payments
Webex flaw allowed anyone to join private online
meetings – no password required
White House Details Exactly How It Plans to Rein In
Sales of Fake Crap Online
Iran’s Military Response May Be ‘Concluded,’ but
Cyberwarfare Threat Grows
Cybersecurity experts are seeing malicious activity
from pro-Iranian forces, and warning that Iran has the capacity to
do real damage to American computer systems.
Apple Patches Tens of Vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS
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5 years and I'm never going back
Exploring the cultural values of personal privacy.
Feds Say Foreign Drones Are a Security Risk, Want
The Secretary of the Interior has signed an order
that calls for the US 'domestic production capability' to build
small unmanned drones. China-based DJI accused the department of
imposing 'politically motivated country of origin restrictions
masquerading as cybersecurity concern.'
Bug in Apple iOS you need to fix now
Wyze Exposed Customer Data: 6 Ways to Keep Your
Home Security System Safe
California OKs highly questioned L.A. County voting
Election security experts says all U.S. voters,
unless hindered by disabilities, should use hand-marked paper
ballots that are available for audits and recounts.
Trump administration cracks down on counterfeits
sold on Amazon and other online retailers
If I Do These Things, Will I Be Anonymous?
Anonymity on the internet is really, really hard.
Some of the practices we might use to stay anonymous could still
be leaking identifiable, traceable information.
10 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well
You can sync reminders between an Android device
and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more — if you have the right
[Windows 10 Tip] Prevent / Restrict New Microsoft
Edge from Replacing and Disabling Old Legacy Edge
How Iran built an online disinformation machine to
How to make Alexa 'forget' all your smart devices
If your list of smart devices and scenes in Alexa
is cluttered with old and duplicate entries, here’s an easy—if
drastic—way to start fresh.
I Really Hope This Rumor About Flexible Glass on
the New Samsung Foldable Phone is True
New Standards Set to Reshape Future of Email
Emerging specs and protocols expected to make the
simple act of opening an email a less risky proposition
Russia Blocks Swiss-based ProtonMail Over Wave of
How to get rid of WebDiscover with ease
Is Your Brand-New Windows 10 PC Really Slow? Use
This One Trick To Speed It Up.
The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab reports its
conclusions that a New York Times journalist was hit with Pegasus
spyware in June of 2018.
This Wearable Helps You Pick Groceries Based on
The DnaBand sits on your wrist, scans the barcodes
on food, compares it to your DNA, and flashes red if the food is a
bad choice and green if it's a healthier option. It's only
available in the UK right now, but co-founder Chris Toumazou has
his sights set on LA.
You won’t believe the latest stupid thing kids are
The Best Single-Board Computers for Chrome OS and
Iowa caucus app sparks election security concerns
Every level of the election process has come under
scrutiny since the intelligence community determined Russia tried
to interfere in the 2016 election.
Google backtracks on design that made search ads
look like normal results
Why Am I Being Asked for Additional Verification on
Sign-in? (if your login to your computer is attached to Microsoft,
you have an online Outlook.com you can set and use)
If Microsoft detects a login attempt to your
account from a country other than yours, additional security
information may be required. You need to be prepared to provide
FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained
Microsoft's Chromium-based browser has officially
arrived, no doubt bringing questions from users about what it
means for them. We've got answers.
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Browser After Installing New Edge in Windows 10
CISA Insights Increased Geopolitical Tensions and
Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice
Far better than ordinary power strips, these
products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous
power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or
Tinder's New Panic Button Is Sharing Your Data With
Google's latest stab at messaging may be an
all-in-one business app
Will it fare any better than Google's past efforts,
Firm Says Wawa Customers' Hacked Credit Card Info
How to remove Akamaihd.net redirect
Report reveals data breaches that could affect
millions of Americans
Reuters, citing unnamed British and US officials,
reports that a major cyber espionage campaign in Europe and the
Middle East is probably the work of Turkish services.
Ring's App Criticized for Sending User
Data to Third-Party Firms
The privacy group, the Electronic
Frontier Foundation, examined the network traffic Ring's Android
app will transmit and found that the app will send off customer
data to third-party companies, including Facebook.
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Russian Cybercrime Boss Burkov Pleads
Petitioners Demand Microsoft Release a
Free Windows 7 (I won't hold my breath and what about XP)