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2018 Olympics Hit By Malware

Hackers are picky about their victims.  They'll target just about any group or organization, including the 2018 Olympics. Cisco's Talos Group recently identified a new strain of malware they've dubbed "Olympic ...

Microsoft Office Update Available To Only Windows 10 Users

There are big changes coming to MS Office which you need to be aware of, given how widely used "Office" is in most companies. First, the headline change:  When MS Office ...

Smart TV’s May Be Tracking You And Vulnerable To Hacks

Do you own a smart TV?  More than half of all television sales in the US last year were smart TVs, so chances are decent that you own one.  If you ...

Some Smartwatches May Be Able To Diagnose Diabetes

That smartwatch you're wearing might save your life.  Literally. A new study conducted by the University of California San Francisco, and a healthcare startup called Cardiogram revealed that smartwatches and other ...

Vulnerability Found In Popular Grammar Checker

On February 2, Tavis Ormandy, a researcher on Google's Project Zero team discovered a critical flaw in the popular online grammar checking app, "Grammarly."  Tens of millions of users make regular ...

Almost Half Of Top Ranking Websites Are Vulnerable

Menlo Security just released their third annual "State of the Web" report and it's not pretty.  The headline finding is that 42% of the top 100,000 sites as ranked by Alexa ...

Apple And Google No Longer World’s Top Brands

The latest Brand Finance Global 500 report out and contains some surprises this year. In the battle of the Brands, two companies have long topped the list:  Apple and Google.  This ...

Ransomware Affected Over 50 Percent Of Surveyed Companies

Sophos has released the results of their annual "State of Endpoint Security Today", and it doesn't paint a pretty picture. A full 54% of companies surveyed reported having been hit by ...

Microsoft is Adding Much Needed Feature To Windows Defender

Microsoft is getting tough on so-called "registry cleaners", and it's about time.  The company recently announced a planned change to Windows Defender (the anti-malware program that comes standard with every Windows ...

Malware Makers Testing Vulnerability Of Meltdown And Spectre

Security researchers from around the web are reporting finding an increasing number of instances of proof of concept (PoC) code that incorporates the recently discovered Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. If you ...

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