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Appliance Maker Whirlpool Suffers Ransomware Attack

Appliance Maker Whirlpool Suffers Ransomware Attack

In 2020, hackers around the world have increasingly gravitated to ransomware as their preferred method of attack. This year, there have been dozens of high-profile, successful attacks on companies around the world. Whirlpool, one of the largest home appliance...

Millions Of Windows 7 Users Remain Despite Support Ending

Millions Of Windows 7 Users Remain Despite Support Ending

One year ago, Microsoft officially ended support for the venerable Windows 7 operating system. No new security patches have been issued, which means that anyone running a Windows 7 machine at this point is taking a tremendous security risk. That is especially true if...

New Malware Targeting Windows And Other Operating Systems

New Malware Targeting Windows And Other Operating Systems

Researchers on the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky Lab have recently discovered a new malware strain dubbed PyMICROPSIA, currently being used by a group tracked as AridViper. AridViper operates primarily in the Middle East, focusing mainly on...

Latest iPhone iOS 14.3 Update Makes Privacy A Priority

Latest iPhone iOS 14.3 Update Makes Privacy A Priority

If you have a smartphone, and these days, almost everyone has at least one, you're incredibly easy to track. That's especially true if you have more than a handful of apps on your phone, because apps are notoriously bad about demanding access to details about you they...

AI Will Help Lower Background Noise In Microsoft Teams

AI Will Help Lower Background Noise In Microsoft Teams

Are you working from home right now? If so, you've got plenty of company. Since the pandemic began, tens of millions of American workers have started doing exactly that, but there's a problem. While working from home has its upsides, it also tends to be a bit noisier,...

The New Year Brings End For Adobe Flash Player

The New Year Brings End For Adobe Flash Player

We're drawing close to the end of an era. The writing has been on the wall for Adobe's Flash player for quite some time, and the company has set a firm date of January 12th, 2012 as its official end of life. Recently, they took another important step closer by...

Increased Speed Coming To Microsoft Edge With New Feature

Increased Speed Coming To Microsoft Edge With New Feature

Microsoft has really struggled in recent years to make a browser that could compete with the most popular offerings on the market today. Internet Explorer was the early standard, but was quickly eclipsed, and slowly fell into obscurity. The company's second attempt,...

Adrozek Is A New Malware Strain With Big Plans

Adrozek Is A New Malware Strain With Big Plans

Microsoft recently issued a warning about an ongoing malware campaign they discovered. It seeks to install a new browser hijacking, credential stealing malware strain called Adrozek onto as many PCs as possible. Based on Microsoft's analysis of the campaign, at its...

Microsoft Teams Has Added Several New Features

Microsoft Teams Has Added Several New Features

Since the start of the pandemic, Microsoft has been working at a furious pace to add new features to Teams. It has become one of the company's most widely used services, allowing remote employees to communicate seamlessly with each other. Continuing that trend, the...

New iPhone Security Hack Allows Total Takeover Of Device

New iPhone Security Hack Allows Total Takeover Of Device

Do you own an iPhone? If so, although you may not know the name, you owe Ian Beer your thanks. Recently, he discovered an absolutely devastating iPhone hack that allowed attackers to take complete control over a target device from a distance with absolutely no action...

New Android App Go SMS Pro Has Security Vulnerability

New Android App Go SMS Pro Has Security Vulnerability

Do you use the Go SMS Pro Android app? If so, you've got plenty of company. The app is one of the most popular on Google's Play Store, boasting more than 100 million installs. That, unfortunately, is the problem. A few months ago, Trustwave discovered and disclosed a...