The NSA is urging Windows users to update Windows 10 right now with the CVE-2020-0601 patch, owing to a critical security flaw discovered by the NSA caused by “essentially a mistake in the computer code.”
In a rare move, Firefox users are being urged to update Firefox immediately by the Department of Homeland Security.
If you receive an email like the one below from GoDaddy saying that they are suspending your email address and that you need to verify your account, don’t click on it!
People Data Lab (PDL), a data “enrichment” company, boasts that they have data on 1.5 billion people, almost certainly including you. That data, stored on an Elasticsearch server, was all breached in November.
Juice Jacking: the LA DA’s office is warning about it, Snopes says it’s real, alright. But just what is juice jacking? And how real is the threat? Here’s all of the info you need about juice jacking and the threat it poses to you.
Sometime in the past few weeks a hacker calling himself Gnosticplayers hacked into Zynga’s Words with Friends database; the Words with Friends hack breached the personal data of more than 218 million Words with Friends players.
DoorDash has just today announced that they discovered a data breach earlier this month (while the Door Dash data breach occurred in May of 2019, they only just discovered it this month). Here is the information you need about the DoorDash data breach.
Last summer Animoto was the target of a data breach, in their posted-but-not-emailed announcement of the breach Animoto assured users that any compromised passwords had been “hashed and salted”. And yet, blackmail spammers now have full Animoto passwords.
The telephone numbers of as many as 419 million Facebook users have been exposed, it was discovered earlier this week and made public yesterday (September 4, 2019).
A ransomware attack affecting 22 towns in Texas is believed to have had a single point of origin: a security hole, malware, or other weakness in a common, as yet unnamed, managed services provider.
If you get an email that seems to be from GoDaddy with the subject “Complete required actions”, do not open it, and for goodness sake do not click on the links in it!
If you run the Wordpress plugin Simple 301 Redirect plugin, or the 301 Redirect addon Bulk Uploader by Webcraftic and Ash Durham, you are in danger of having your site get redirected to a malicious site.
If you have a Canva account, you can be forgiven for not knowing that it was breached, as not all, if any, Canva users got a notification from Canva about the breach, even though more than 136million users had their private information compromised. So you may be wondering how to cancel, deactivate, and delete your Canva account.
If you receive a phone call from ‘Fraud Risk’ (i.e. the caller I.D. says “Fraud Risk”) don’t answer it! It is either your carrier alerting you that the call is a fraud risk, or it is a scammer spoofing the caller I.D..
Zombie Load, Spectre, and Meltdown are security holes in the processors of many, many personal computers as well as servers, including those in the cloud.