The health risks of electronic cigarettes remain uncertain. But the digital risks have become crystal clear. Hackers are turning vape pens into clever tools to breach cyber security systems. Often used as a […]
Ransomware WannaCry last week ripped through hundreds of thousands of PCs in what is considered the largest ever cyber-extortion scheme. According to reports, the malicious software spread to at least 300,000 devices globally, […]
Smile and say cheese, hapless Android trojan victims. There’s a new piece of malware out there that wants you to snap a selfie before it starts bleeding you dry. Not just any selfie, […]
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If someone shoved their discarded chewing gum in your mailbox, you wouldn’t pick it up and start chewing would you? No, of course you wouldn’t. So if you happened to open your mailbox […]
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This is just another reminder to do your research before downloading apps from any app store, especially in the Pokemon Go market where fake apps are infected with malware. According to internet security company […]
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Compact NAS boxes are a great way to store and share files on your home network. They’re also a great way for criminals to extort cash from unsuspecting owners. Once they’re set up […]
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There are all kinds of problems that a NASCAR team has to deal with leading up to race day. In 2016, one of those problems is ransomware. Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing crew chief […]
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It's strange enough that they gave up their master key, but it's even stranger when you know how that actually went down.
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You may never have seen a device made by Merge, but take my word for it. Their equipment is not exactly the kind of stuff you want crashing while you’re in the middle […]
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The Gozi banking Trojan was cutting edge malware when it surfaced back in 2007. It bilked innocent people out of millions of dollars, and now one of its creators has been ordered to […]
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Your dentist’s office might be going through its mail a little more carefully in the coming days after several thousand offices were mailed malware-infected USB drives. This wasn’t just some random mailing, though. […]
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A few years back, a tweak that turned on “God Mode” in Windows was uncovered. Now, malware authors are starting to use this mode to their advantage. For those who aren’t familiar with […]
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