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Archive for April, 2018

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 ...

Apple Releases Major iPhone and iOS Device Update 11.3

There's a lot to talk about in Apple's latest update to iOS.  Version 11.3 boasts some significant changes and is well worth getting.  We'll go over the highlights below. Battery management ...

Alexa Now Makes It Easy To Donate To Charity

Amazon has made a small but significant change to its Alexa service, which now makes it possible to donate to charity by issuing voice commands. So far, there are 48 charities ...

Amazon Removing Music Storage Service At End Of April

If you use Amazon's Cloud MP3 Locker to store your music online, now is the time to start looking for a new home for it.  Last year, the company announced that ...

Facebook Post Removals May Soon Get An Appeals Process

There are some big changes coming to Facebook, which may have some serious unintended consequences. In a recent interview, Mark Zuckerberg indicated that he's considering allowing users to independently appeal to ...

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 ...

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Iconic Software Adobe Shockwave Unavailable After April

Iconic Software Adobe Shockwave Unavailable After April

It's the end of an era.  Way back in 1995, a company called Macromedia released the iconic Shockwave player, which[...]
Faster USB Standard Is Coming But There Are Complications

Faster USB Standard Is Coming But There Are Complications

If you have a need for speed, you'll be thrilled to know that USB 3.2 is on its way. It[...]
Bots Are Attacking Retail Sites On A Large Scale

Bots Are Attacking Retail Sites On A Large Scale

If you own a retail business, an attack known as "credential stuffing" is the latest online threat to be concerned[...]

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