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Report States Bots Account For 20 Percent Of Web Traffic

How much of the web's traffic would you estimate to be fake, if you had to guess?  The answer to that question might surprise you.  According to the 2019 Bad Bot Report published security firm Distil Networks, the answer is just over twenty percent.  20.4 percent to...

Recent Data Breach May Affect Hotmail And Outlook Users

Microsoft recently confirmed that the login credentials of one of its customer support agents was compromised. This allows unknown third parties to log in and gain access to data contained in an unspecified number of users' Hotmail and Outlook email accounts. The...

Issue With Internet Explorer Could Affect Most PC Users

Are you still surfing the web with Internet Explorer?  If so, you're not alone.  Four years after Microsoft announced Edge as its successor, the company's old browser still has a few stubborn holdouts who continue to use it for various reasons. Unfortunately, security...

Facebook Admits To Accessing Email Contacts

Facebook can't seem to stay out of its own way.  Recently, the social media giant has made headlines on a regular basis, and seldom for anything good or groundbreaking.  Not long ago, the company found itself in the midst of a controversy when it came to light that...

Driver In Some WiFi Devices Could Allow Hackers Access

You almost certainly do not know the name Hugues Anguelkov.  He's an intern working for Quarkslab, where he spends his time researching potential security issues. He's also a bit of an unsung hero because he recently uncovered a string of five devastating...

Latest Scam Involves People’s Social Security Numbers

There's a new scam making the rounds, and it's a particularly nasty one involving your social security number.  Here's how it works: You may get a robocall seemingly from the government, claiming that there's a problem with your Social Security number. The call also...

Removing USB Gets Easier In Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has recently rolled out a small but important change where USB connected devices are concerned.  The changes have been heralded as an improvement by some and seen as a step backward by others. In particular, the company has tweaked the way Windows 10 handles...

Update On New Microsoft Edge Browser

Microsoft is slowly inching closer to a mainstream release of a new version of its Edge Browser for Windows 10, this one based around Chromium technology. Recently, Microsoft released Canary, a developer build for the new browser. Any member of the Windows Insiders...

Malware In Documents Is Latest Hacker Trend

There is a new Threat Spotlight released by Barracuda Networks. One of the biggest trends in 2019 (where threats against businesses of all sizes are concerned) now takes the form of poisoned documents attached to emails. The company analyzed more than 300,000 email...

Breach At Georgia Tech University Exposes Personal Info

If you've ever been a student or employee of the Georgia Institute of Technology, be advised that any personally identifiable information the university had on you may have been compromised. Recently, the university reported an instance of unauthorized access into...

Several Popular Restaurants Had Credit Cards Stolen

If you frequent any of the following restaurants and paid them a visit between May 23, 2018 through March 18, 2019, your credit card data may have been compromised. The parent company of these chains, Earl Enterprise, recently announced that an unspecified number of...

Windows Defender Security Comes To Mac Devices

If you're a Mac user and looking for next-level antivirus protection, we've got some potentially good news. Microsoft recently announced that their enterprise security platform, (Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection) is now available for macOS. To reflect the...

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