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New Android Malware Wreaks Havoc For Some Users

New Android Malware Wreaks Havoc For Some Users

There's a nasty new strain of malware you need to be aware of that targets Android devices. Don't let the funny name fool you because AbstractEmu is a serious threat. Not only will it root an infected device but it will allow the controller of the malware to take...

Some People Still Use 20 Year Old Windows XP

Some People Still Use 20 Year Old Windows XP

Windows XP recently turned twenty. Two decades is an eternity in the world of computers. Yet despite its age the venerable OS still has a surprising number of loyal users. The problem is that Windows XP stopped receiving security updates in 2014. That means those who...

Links In Stories Now Available For All Instagram Users

Links In Stories Now Available For All Instagram Users

If you're not an Instagram user you may not have heard of 'Stories.' They are vertical photos or videos with a duration of no more than fifteen seconds per clip. You can post multiple 15 second clips in a row as well. The unique part is that they vanish after 24 hours...

Hackers Turn To New Trick Called SEO Poisoning

Hackers Turn To New Trick Called SEO Poisoning

Hackers have a new tool in their toolbox you should be aware of. Called SEO Poisoning or sometimes "search poisoning" the attack relies on Black Hat SEO techniques to optimize web content. Researchers from Menlo Security have spotted two separate campaigns one linked...

Facebook Is Changing Its Name And Here’s The Details

Facebook Is Changing Its Name And Here’s The Details

Recently one of the biggest companies on the web got a name change when the Facebook CEO announced that the company would henceforth be known as 'Meta.' Here's what you need to know: First and foremost nothing at all will change about the company's iconic social media...

New TodayZoo Phishing Campaign Is Going After Passwords

New TodayZoo Phishing Campaign Is Going After Passwords

Microsoft recently reported on the existence of an unusual phishing campaign designed primarily to harvest the passwords of unsuspecting victims. One of the things that makes the campaign so unusual is the fact that it appears to be built by using bits of code copied...

This Mac Malware Should Have Users Worried

This Mac Malware Should Have Users Worried

Researchers from Microsoft have reported the discovery of a new variant of macOS malware called WizardUpdate. The new version should worry all Mac users because it has been upgraded to incorporate enhanced evasion and persistence tactics that will make it more...

Some Microsoft Operating System Updates Will Expire

Some Microsoft Operating System Updates Will Expire

Are you in the habit of not upgrading your Windows OS on a regular basis? If you are then when you get around to it you may find that you've got a rather long backlog of updates to apply. The process can take quite some time and involve a number of system restarts to...

Google Adds Feature To Help People Focus

Google Adds Feature To Help People Focus

Google has taken another step in a long series of steps designed to improve the lives of everyone who uses their ecosystem of products. In this case the company has added a new feature to Google Calendar. Called "Focus Time" and it's an event setting that seeks to...

End To End Encryption Comes To Microsoft Teams

End To End Encryption Comes To Microsoft Teams

In a bid to further bolster security Microsoft has recently announced the roll-out of end to end encryption for one to one Microsoft Teams calls. Teams already encrypts user data both in transit and at rest and it allows IT admins to establish automatic transcription...

Criminals Are Using YouTube Video Channels To Spread Malware

Criminals Are Using YouTube Video Channels To Spread Malware

YouTube has long been a hunting ground used by hackers and scammers to push all manner of hoaxes, scams and malicious code onto unsuspecting users. A security researcher known only as Frost is working for Cluster 25. Frost has reported a significant uptick in the...

AllBlock Chrome Ad Blocker Is No Longer Safe To Use

AllBlock Chrome Ad Blocker Is No Longer Safe To Use

Internet ads are annoying. People tend to go to great lengths to avoid them if possible which is why ad blocking software and browser extensions are so popular. One of the more popular options is AllBlock which is a Chromium extension that is widely promoted on...

Windows 11 Update Might Cause Brother Printer Problems

Windows 11 Update Might Cause Brother Printer Problems

Early adopters who are rushing to embrace and experiment with Windows 11 and that use Brother brand printers may experience printing problems. Microsoft recently posted a help article on their website explaining that if you own a Brother printer and have upgraded to...

AirPods Pro Repair Program Extended For Static Sound Problems

AirPods Pro Repair Program Extended For Static Sound Problems

Are you an AirPods Pro owner? Do yours crackle and hiss? If you answered yes to both of those questions be aware that Apple has recently extended the support window for the product. This means that you may be able to get yours replaced for free. As with most of the...

Warn Your Employees About The New DocuSign Phishing Campaign

Warn Your Employees About The New DocuSign Phishing Campaign

Phishing attacks tend to focus on executive level targets. They focus on high ranking targets who have considerable system access. That appears to be changing. A recent trend tracked by researchers from Avanan has revealed that nearly half of all phishing emails...

Continuous Scrolling Coming To Mobile Google Searches

Continuous Scrolling Coming To Mobile Google Searches

Do you use Google Chrome on your phone? If so you may have found yourself frustrated more than once by having to tap the "see more results" button because you were unable to find what you were looking for in the first few search results. If you've ever experienced...

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...

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