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Survey Shows Identity Theft Is Common For Americans

How big of a problem do you imagine identity theft to be?  What percentage of Americans do you think have been impacted by it? If you're like most people, whatever number you ...

Creator Of Popular Kids App Fined For Privacy Violations

The Federal Trade Commission just issued an enormous fine to a Chinese app developer for illegally collecting the personal data of the children who used it. The company was handed a staggering ...

2018 Was The Record Breaking Year For Data Breaches

We knew fairly early in the year that 2018 was on track to beat 2017 and set a new record for the number of data breaches in the year. Afterall, 2017 had ...

Thunderbolt Vulnerability Could Allow Hackers Access

A new vulnerability was revealed to the world at the 2019 NDSS security conference. It's a grim one with the potential to impact FreeBSD, Linux, Windows and Mac systems worldwide. Dubbed 'Thunderclap,' ...

Beware of the latest SCAM

Powerball winner Mavis Wanczyk isn’t contacting you.  Do not click on links for  this scam. “PLEASE do not fall for these scams. DO ...

Social Media Is Big Business For Criminals

The rise of Social Media has been a game changer for businesses around the world, creating opportunities for customer engagement that were previously unimaginable.  Unfortunately, business owners aren't the only ones reaping ...

Nvidia Drivers Should Be Updated For Security Issues

If you use a Nvidia graphics card, be aware that the company has recently released their first security patch of 2019, bearing the ID # 4772.  It's an important one in that ...

Microsoft Account Email Phishing Attempt Looks Legitimate

Researchers have discovered a pair of nasty phishing campaigns that are making use of Microsoft's Azure Blob Storage in a bid to steal the recipient's Microsoft and Outlook account credentials. Both campaigns ...

Asset recovery - What is it and why is it important?

Asset recovery in the context that I am presenting is around IT infrastructure equipment.  Asset recovery has three main parts, asset management, asset ...

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 quickly became a mainstay on Windows-based machines. A decade later, Adobe purchased ...

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