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FTC Enforcing That Businesses Patch Log4j Java Security Issue

FTC Enforcing That Businesses Patch Log4j Java Security Issue

By now you're almost certainly aware of the Log4j Java issue. It's a serious and fixable flaw relating to java logging. Recently the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a chilling warning to anyone who hasn't yet fixed the flaw and protected...

New Data Breach Hits US Cellular Company

New Data Breach Hits US Cellular Company

It's the dawning of a new year and the hackers of the world have been busy.  This time it's US Cellular caught in the crosshairs. The company recently reported that their billing system was hacked and they sent breach notification letters to more than four hundred...

A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

Thank Trevor Spiniolas' sharp eyes if you own an iPhone.  The independent security researcher recently discovered a critical security flaw in iOS that impacts all version from 14.7 to 15.2. If exploited, this flaw can turn your fancy phone into a very expensive...

This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

A new threat has appeared on the horizon. Even if the name is not familiar to you this malware strain is bad news indeed. Called RedLine it is an information-stealing malware that specifically targets popular web browsers including Opera, Microsoft's Edge browser, and...

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

The great thing about standards is that they provide a standard.  A common framework that the manufacturers in any given industry can design around.  That's amazing when everything works the way it's supposed to but sometimes the system goes haywire. Sometimes things...

LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

There are strange events swirling around LastPass. LastPass is a popular password safe and identity protection service. Recently Twitter exploded with reports from around the world of people who received a notification from LastPass regarding a string of suspicious...

New Windows 11 Bug Found With Displaying HDR Content

New Windows 11 Bug Found With Displaying HDR Content

If you're one of the early adopters of Windows 11 then you may have already experienced the latest bug that crept into the mix as of build 21H2. Apps that utilize Win32 APIs to render colors on some HDR (High-Definition Range) displays may not work as expected. HDR...

FCC Approves Plans For WiFi 6 To Open Wireless Spectrum

FCC Approves Plans For WiFi 6 To Open Wireless Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gets a lot of bad press.  Sometimes there are good reasons for that but much of the time there are not really any good reasons.  As the nation's lead spectrum regulator their primary job is to balance all needs and factors....

Skype Adds Zoom Feature And Additional Modern Updates

Skype Adds Zoom Feature And Additional Modern Updates

Are you a Skype user?  If so be aware that Microsoft (the company that owns Skype) just added a handy new feature you may want to start taking advantage of right away. The next time you update your software you'll be able to zoom in on a screen shared by the user...

New Remote Access Trojan Virus Hides In Windows Registry

New Remote Access Trojan Virus Hides In Windows Registry

There's a new malware strain you should make sure your IT staff is aware of.  Called the Dark Watchman, it is a well-designed and highly capable RAT (Remote Access Trojan) paired with a keylogger written in C#. First discovered by researchers at Prevailion this piece...

Hackers Are Using Big Brand Surveys To Scam Victims

Hackers Are Using Big Brand Surveys To Scam Victims

Surveys have long been a playground of hackers and scammers. That's true at any time of the year but it's especially true around the Holidays when such scams seem to attract even more unwitting victims.  In fact, some estimates place scammer profits revolving around...

Update Your All In One SEO Plugin For Security Patch

Update Your All In One SEO Plugin For Security Patch

Do you own and operate a WordPress website?  Do you also use the "All in One" SEO plugin? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then be aware that you'll want to update that plugin as soon as possible. Recently security researcher Marc Montpas from...

Reasons The Log4j Java Library Security Issue Is Concerning

Reasons The Log4j Java Library Security Issue Is Concerning

Haven't heard of Log4j before right now? If not, you're certainly not alone but unfortunately it's something you're likely to hear more about in the weeks ahead. It may wind up being the cause of a few headaches for you. "Log4j" is a Java library.  Its function is to...

Some Lenovo Laptops Have Admin Level Security Vulnerability

Some Lenovo Laptops Have Admin Level Security Vulnerability

Do you own a Lenovo Yoga or ThinkPad laptop?  If so be advised that a pair of critical security flaws have recently been found that could allow an attacker Admin level access to your machine. The flaws are centered in the IMControllerService and are being tracked as...

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