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Microsoft Edge Will Redirect Users To HTTPS Secure Sites

Microsoft Edge Will Redirect Users To HTTPS Secure Sites

If you're a Microsoft Edge user, be aware. Beginning in July, with the release of Edge 92, the browser will automatically redirect users to a secure HTTPS connection any time they visit a website via the HTTP protocol. Microsoft is not alone in this, and in fact, is...

Here Is How The New iOS Update Improves Privacy

Here Is How The New iOS Update Improves Privacy

Targeted advertising has become a mainstay of life on the web these days. You do a search on Amazon for say, exercise bikes, and then, just about every other website you visit will show you ads relating to your recent search. It's almost scary how good the ad...

New Android Malware Called FluBot Is Stealing Passwords

New Android Malware Called FluBot Is Stealing Passwords

There's a new malware threat you need to be aware of, and it recently made its way onto the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's radar. Called FluBot, it is designed to steal information including passwords and banking particulars. There are a couple of interesting...

4G Internet Is Headed To The Moon

4G Internet Is Headed To The Moon

NASA has big ambitions to put 4G internet on the moon, and has tasked Nokia with turning their dream into a reality. It seems like the next logical step, really, since 4G has basically conquered planet earth. It can even be found on offshore oil rigs and atop Mount...

Hackers Delivering And Hiding Malware While Undetected

Hackers Delivering And Hiding Malware While Undetected

Last year, Google made some important changes to their Chrome browser in a bid to increase user security. Among these changes was to default to "HTTPS" in the browser in an attempt to reduce the number of "man in the middle" and similar types of attacks. Their...

Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET's Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly employ emails utilizing various social engineering tricks in an attempt to lure...

New Devices May Not Use Default Passwords

New Devices May Not Use Default Passwords

You know how, when you buy a new router to set up a home network, it comes with a default password like 'Admin,' which you have to remember to change? If you don't, you run the risk of having your new network breached with ease. Good news, that's a step closer to...

Hackers Might Guess Your Passwords Easier Than You Thought

Hackers Might Guess Your Passwords Easier Than You Thought

Password security has long been a thorn in the side of IT Security Professionals. It's easy enough to understand why. Passwords are inconvenient from the perspective of users, which is why they tend to keep them as simple as possible, so they can remember them. On the...

Update Adobe Now For Several Critical Security Updates

Update Adobe Now For Several Critical Security Updates

Adobe continues to work at a feverish pace to address critical security vulnerabilities in its product line. Their most recent patch addresses a total of ten security flaws across the following four products: Photoshop Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Bridge RoboHelp Of...

Security Is Top Priority In Latest Chrome Build

Security Is Top Priority In Latest Chrome Build

Back in February, Google began experimenting with a new feature that defaulted all URLs to use "https:" rather than the less secure "http:." While defaulting to the secure socket layer isn't ironclad protection for 'netizins, it's certainly a step in the right...

Hackers Are Using Legitimate Google Services To Wreak Havoc

Hackers Are Using Legitimate Google Services To Wreak Havoc

The Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team recently issued a dire warning that every IT professional should take seriously. They've discovered an emerging threat in the form of hackers utilizing legitimate "Contact Us" forms associated with Google websites to...

Watch Out For Vaccine Survey Phishing Emails

Watch Out For Vaccine Survey Phishing Emails

Scammers have found a new way to take advantage of people, so be on your guard. The U.S. Department of Justice has recently issued an alert warning people of fake emails sent out asking recipients to take advantage of a post vaccination survey. Naturally, as part of...

Recent Study Finds Mobile App Spending Is Up

Recent Study Finds Mobile App Spending Is Up

Since the pandemic began, there has been an enormous boom in app spending, and that trend shows no signs of stopping. In fact, app sales broke a new record in the first quarter of 2021, with the total clocking in at an impressive $32 billion. That's up $9 billion from...

Microsoft Cortana Will Be Removed From The App Store

Microsoft Cortana Will Be Removed From The App Store

It's no secret that Microsoft is one of the 800-pound gorillas of the tech world. Even so, there are areas where the company undeniably struggles. Their Internet Explorer browser was a disaster from day one. It was ultimately retired in preference for Microsoft Edge,...

Organizing May Become Easier With New Google App

Organizing May Become Easier With New Google App

Just in time for tax season, Google has released a new app called Stack for Android devices. Stack is functionally similar to a Microsoft app called Lens, which was originally released for use with Windows phones, but has since found a home on the Play Store. The...

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