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.
Capital One has revealed that it experienced a massive data breach of the personal data of credit applicants that was stored in the cloud on Amazon.
The City of Baltimore had their city government computer system shut down by the Robbinhood ransomware. Yet it could have been avoided, or at least mitigated. Here’s how to protect yourself or a business from ransomware.
The same data uploads and downloads that make Teslas dream cars for some Tesla owners also may make them security hell for all Tesla drivers. That’s because Tesla vehicles are big, wheeled Internet of Things devices.
WhatsApp is urging users to update to the latest version of WhatsApp ASAP, after it was revealed that WhatsApp spyware – believed to be the handiwork of Israeli cyber company NSO – has been installed on countless phones.
Microsoft has disclosed, over the weekend, that hackers have hacked into and accessed Microsoft users’ Outlook email, Hotmail email, and MSN email, over the course of several months, ending just last month (March of 2019).
A security researcher has discovered a massive leak of email addresses – in fact more than *800 million* email addresses. The massive exposure is due to lax security at an email address verification service called Verifications.io. Never used Verifications.io? It doesn’t matter, the odds are very good that your email address is in there.
The newest malware ransomware making news is B0r0nt0K (similar to ‘BorontoK’ only the Os are replaced with 0s). While it has hit at least one Linux server, experts say that it also has the potential to lock up Windows servers. Unfortunately, at the moment there seems to be no B0r0nt0k antivirus defense.
It all started with a seemingly innocent Google blog post earlier this month, in which Google announced that their ‘Hey Google’ Google Assistant was ready to go live on Nest Secure Nest Guard home security devices. Then people started having that ‘waaaait a minute…’ moment: this meant that there had to be a microphone in that Nest Guard device.