Computer Security

Learn How To Code In Today’s Top Languages For $31 [deals]

As the economy trends digital, the demand for programmers continues to skyrocket. After all, what’s a competent business without a team of savvy programmers to build websites, manage data, and oversee its cybersecurity? Pursuing a career in...

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Windows Updates Are Breaking Pcs With These Antivirus Programs

Shutterstock On April 9, Microsoft issued a Windows patch that broke PCs with certain antivirus programs installed. This affects PCs running Windows 7, 8.1, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2—not Windows 10, this time. After the...
Related topics: Windows 8, Microsoft, Servers

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Google Wants To Curb Phishing By Blocking Embedded Chrome Logins

Man in the middle attacks are a major concern when it comes to protecting login credentials online, and Google is looking to better protect against them in Chrome. The company has announced that later this year, it will begin blocking logins from...
Related topics: Google, Chrome

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Shadowhammer, Wpa3, And Alexa Is Listening: This Week In Computer Security

Let’s get caught up on computer security news! The big news is Shadowhammer — The Asus Live Update Utility prompted users to download an update that lacked any description or changelog. People thought it was odd, but the update was...
Related topics: Asus

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Facebook Confirms Millions Of Instagram Users’ Passwords Were Stored On Company Servers In An...

And the hits just keep on coming for Facebook. As of March, Facebook announced that millions of its users’ passwords had been stored on company servers with no encryption. The company also stated that “tens of thousands” of...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Instagram, Servers

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Epic Says Fortnite User Security Ramping Up

Fortnite, being the biggest game in the world at the moment, is a prime target for hackers and account thieves. Epic claims that there are now more than 250 million Epic accounts out there, which are used across its games, its store, and the Unreal...
Related topics: Hackers, Unreal Engine

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Worse Than Phishing: What Is A Whaling Cyberattack?

You may have heard about “phishing” already, but do you know about its more advanced brother, “whaling?” It’s a good idea to study up on whaling, as its effects can be far more destructive than phishing! Let’s...

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Get A Lifetime Of Vpnsecure For $50

Many of us let out a sigh of relief when we find fast public Wi-Fi, but the dark truth is that these hotspots are tourist traps for hackers and identity thieves who can’t wait to get their hands on your private data. Fortunately, VPNs are an easy...
Related topics: Hackers

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How To Unblock A File Blocked By Windows Defender Smartscreen In Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with an impressive security feature arsenal, and most of it is grouped under a central hub now called Windows Security. Also home of the Windows Defender Antivirus, Windows Security includes tools which can block malware before it...
Related topics: Malware

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Kaspersky Warns New Zero-day Vulnerability Is Being Actively Exploited

A zero-day vulnerability, as well as four similar security holes which could potentially allow cyber criminals full access to your system, was found in the win32k.sys system file during a recent malware investigation by Kapersky.  Windows versions...
Related topics: Kaspersky, Malware, Windows 8

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Insane In The Domain: Sea Turtle Hackers Pwn Dns Orgs To Dash Web Surfers On The Rocks Of Phishing...

Website settings altered to point visitors to malicious clones Internet domain registrars and at least one registry were hijacked to change certain websites' DNS settings so that visitors to said sites were in fact directed to password-stealing...
Related topics: Hackers

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Evernote’s Mac App Could Have Allowed Remote Code Execution; Now Fixed [video]

Evernote’s Mac app had a vulnerability that could have allowed an attack to remotely launch malicious code … more… The post Evernote’s Mac app could have allowed remote code execution; now fixed [Video] appeared first on...
Related topics: Evernote, Tech Videos, 9to5mac

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Alsid Raises $14.7 Million To Secure Your Active Directory Installation

French startup Alsid has raised a $14.7 million funding round (€13 million). The company is working on a security solution to protect your Microsoft Active Directory installation and make sure a hacker can’t access your system. Idinvest Partners...
Related topics: Startup, Microsoft, Hackers

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Major Bug In Ea’s Origin Client Gives Hackers The Keys To Your Pc

A security vulnerability in the Windows version of Electronic Arts’ Origin client allows hackers to run code with the same privileges as the logged-in user. The online gaming platform, which is available on Windows and macOS to download and...
Related topics: Hackers

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Behind The Scenes: Electrum Hackers Steal $4m With Bitcoin Phishing Attacks

Electrum Bitcoin wallet users have lost 771 BTC (approximately $4 million) since late December 2018, in an ongoing series of targeted phishing attacks. According to research released by Malwarebytes Labs, fraudsters were able to trick unsuspecting...
Related topics: Hackers, Bitcoin, Malwarebytes

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Telegram Desktop App Updated With Emoji Improvements, More

In this day and age of increased snooping by both hackers and governments, it has never been more important to use an anonymous messaging service with end-to-end encryption which is not driven by some commercial or political agenda. Popular...
Related topics: Hackers

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Security Flaw In Ea’s Origin Client Exposed Gamers To Hackers

Electronic Arts has fixed a vulnerability in its online gaming platform Origin after security researchers found they could trick an unsuspecting gamer into remotely running malicious code on their computer. The bug affected Windows users with the...
Related topics: Hackers

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Kaspersky Discovers Windows Zero-day That Gives Hackers Full Control Of Your Pc

One of the security vulnerabilities that Microsoft resolved on April 9 as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday is a zero-day discovered by Kaspersky and which could end up with hackers obtaining full control of your system. Detailed in...
Related topics: Kaspersky, Hackers, Microsoft

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Indian Outsourcing Giant Wipro Confirms Flushing Phishers From Systems

Reported to be stepping stone for attacks on customers Indian IT outsourcing behemoth Wipro admitted this morning to falling victim to a "sophisticated" phishing attack.…
Related topics: Outsourcing

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Microsoft Says Hackers Were Able To View Outlook.com Emails

Microsoft's Outlook.com email platform saw a massive breach that caused confidential data to be accessed by hackers for months. It now appears the problem might have been much worse than initially thought, and worse than Microsoft admitted. The post...
Related topics: Microsoft, Hackers

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