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What Caused The Major Facebook Outage?

What Caused The Major Facebook Outage?

If you use Facebook then you are no doubt aware that recently the company experienced an outage that took the site offline for several hours. Many people initially assumed that the company had been hacked. However as the outage continued there were none of the...

Twitch Hack Was Much Bigger Than Expected

Twitch Hack Was Much Bigger Than Expected

Are you a gamer or do you broadcast on Twitch for some other reason? If so be aware that the platform was recently hacked and the amount of information the attackers made off with is much more substantial than was originally estimated. Some of the data has now been...

Some AMD Chips Aren’t Performing Well With Windows 11

Some AMD Chips Aren’t Performing Well With Windows 11

Do you have a computer powered by an AMD chipset? Are you excited to upgrade to Windows 11? If you answered yes to both of those questions you should know that at present some AMD processors are struggling to run Windows 11 smoothly. In fact a few processors have seen...

Google Forcing Accounts To Use Two Factor Authentication

Google Forcing Accounts To Use Two Factor Authentication

Google recently announced that they're planning to auto-enroll some 150 million user accounts into two factor authentication (2FA). The company prefers the term two-step verification (2SV). The company had this to say about the planned move: "...because we know the...

New Firefox Browser Feature Appears To Be Adware

New Firefox Browser Feature Appears To Be Adware

With the release of Firefox 92 back in September Mozilla made a change that may well doom the browser. If you use Firefox you have probably already noticed it. When you start typing an address you will find sponsored Firefox contextual suggestions in a drop-down list....

Hackers Can Take Control Of Some Electronic Diabetic Devices

Hackers Can Take Control Of Some Electronic Diabetic Devices

Medical equipment provider Medtronic has issued an urgent recall order for insulin pump controllers belonging to their "MiniMed Paradigm" family. The company cited serious cyber security risks as the reason for the recall. The models in question are MMT-500 and...

New Dangerous Android Malware Is Infecting Millions

New Dangerous Android Malware Is Infecting Millions

Researchers from Zimperium zLabs have detected a nasty, dangerous, global malware campaign that has managed to infect more than 10 million Android devices from around the world in more than 70 different countries. As with most malware campaigns this one relies on...

Hackers Find Security Vulnerability With Apple Pay

Hackers Find Security Vulnerability With Apple Pay

Do you have an iPhone? Do you make use of the Apple Pay service? If so there is a security issue you need to be aware of. Researchers have discovered a means by which fraudulent payments can be made from a locked iPhone. Two conditions must be true for the flaw to be...

Google Is The Most Popular Search Result On Bing

Google Is The Most Popular Search Result On Bing

It's good to be the King and in the world of search Google is the undisputed King. That fact has made the tech giant something of a target however. Google has been sued repeatedly and investigated by both the US Congress and the EU's General Court owing to its...

With Upcoming Release, You Can Sync Excel And Quickbooks

With Upcoming Release, You Can Sync Excel And Quickbooks

Are you a QuickBooks user? If so you're going to be thrilled by the company's recent announcement that Excel integration is coming soon. You read that correctly. Soon you will be able to sync QuickBooks and Excel which should simplify your life a great deal. This is...

DDOS Attackers Are Targeting VoIP Providers

DDOS Attackers Are Targeting VoIP Providers

Hackers around the world are flexing their muscles. For reasons that aren't yet clear they have been launching distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers and it is leading to widespread voice outages. VoIP...

Zero Day Bug Found In MacOS

Zero Day Bug Found In MacOS

A new Zero Day vulnerability in macOS has been discovered. The flaw impacts all macOS versions up to the latest release Big Sur. The bug was found by Park Minchan an independent security researcher and is tied to the way that macOS processes inteloc files. The...

Youtube Video Downloads May Be Coming To Computers

Youtube Video Downloads May Be Coming To Computers

If you use the YouTube app on your phone and you're a premium subscriber you've currently got the ability to download videos from the service. As of this date however those are the only people who have the ability to download videos. Even if you've subscribed to the...

Recent Study Shows Alarming Insights On People And Passwords

Recent Study Shows Alarming Insights On People And Passwords

A new study recently published by the digital identity firm Beyond Identity contains a number of surprises relating to passwords and password security. This is information that IT professionals and small or medium-sized business owners should be aware of. While it is...

Increasing Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money

Increasing Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic online dating sites have seen a tremendous surge in memberships. People are seeking romance online since in person dating was sharply curtailed by lock downs. Naturally this proved to be an irresistible lure to scammers around...

Increasing Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money

Increasing Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic online dating sites have seen a tremendous surge in memberships. People are seeking romance online since in person dating was sharply curtailed by lock downs. Naturally this proved to be an irresistible lure to scammers around...

Apple Has Released iOS 15 With New Features

Apple Has Released iOS 15 With New Features

Apple recently released iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 for its phone/pad products. The latest update brings a number of new features to Apple users. Here's a quick overview: Improvements to Do Not Disturb This feature has been re-branded as "Focus" and it silences your phone or...

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