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Archive for September, 2020

Corporate Networks Being Targeted By New Ransomware

There's a new threat actor on the hacking world stage, going by the name "OldGremlin", and they're causing some serious damage to corporate networks around the world. The group's malware campaign seems ...

Data Breach Of Department Of Veterans Affairs

Hackers aren't picky when it comes to target selection, and no one is safe. Unfortunately, that includes the Department of Veterans Affairs, which recently disclosed that a hacker successfully breached their system ...

Staples May Have Exposed Some Of Its Customer Data

If you're a customer of US retail chain Staples, you may have recently received a notification from the company regarding a problem with their Order Tracking system. According to information in the ...

Nvidia Gets In The CPU Game With ARM Purchase

If you're more than a casual gamer, you're probably already quite familiar with Nvidia, one of the industry's leaders when it comes to graphics cards. Recently, the company announced a massive $40 ...

Microsoft Edge Browser Is Included With Latest Windows 10 Updates

Do you use Microsoft Edge? Unfortunately, Microsoft doesn't care whether you do or not, they're force-installing the browser on Windows 10 systems as part of their updates. Ostensibly, this is because the ...

Windows Makes Changes To Avoid Finger Command Security Vulnerability

Hackers use a variety of techniques to infiltrate systems and make off with data, but one of the more effective approaches is to use the system against itself. There are a number ...

Bluetooth Vulnerability Could Affect The Majority Of Devices

Do you have a smartphone, tablet, laptop or a "smart" device in your home? Or perhaps the better question is, how many of those devices do you have? Whatever your number is, ...

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands ...

Chrome Update Will Block Resource Intensive Ads

Are you a regular Chrome user? If so, you've got yet another reason to love the most popular browser in the world. Recently, Google announced the pending rollout of another new feature ...

Microsoft Adds Lists To Their Teams Communication Platform

One of the more common complaints people have about mobile devices is the fact that it's still harder than it should be to do certain kinds of work. Manipulating spreadsheets on a ...

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Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Do you own a newer HP laptop? If so, do you make use of the HP Battery Health Manager? If[...]
Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Hackers are relentless when it comes to testing the boundaries of software for potential weaknesses to exploit. It seems that an[...]
New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

Security researchers at Netlab have recently reported on their discovery of a terrifying new botnet on the web. Dubbed HEH, this[...]

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