Holiday online sales are already beginning for the holiday shopping season, we even just received a mailer today talking about how “Black Friday Starts Now”. Even if you only shop at “reputable” online companies… they are not immune to getting hacked, and some are even famous for having spoofed email[...]
There’s a new Airborn Virus warning for Windows, Macs/iOS, Android, Linux, Chrome OS, cars, and even smart TV users. This virus takes less than 10 seconds to infect your system, and requires no interaction by the user to become infected! Basically: Either patch (if you can), or turn off[...]
The Basics This is currently actively happening in Australia (read police bulletin). These drives are full of malware and viruses. Upon insertion, the victims have experienced fraudulent media streaming service offers as well as other serious issues (we would imagine ransomware viruses, and viruses designed for identity theft). It’s only[...]
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The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been rolling out to computers around the world for a little bit now, and while Windows 10 has gotten much better over the last year, this update is boasted as making it even better with even more features. Is that true? Below you will find out[...]
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Lately, we’ve notice a rise in the number of calls from people who have fallen victim to Microsoft Support Scams. This isn’t a new problem and it has had several iterations, including phone calls. The current “version” is rather persistent. It normally starts as a pop-up, often filling the entire screen,[...]
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Data and email security is pretty hazy in today’s world. A recent article by Hacker News talked about how easy it is for a hacker to access pretty much any account, using Facebook as a specific example, just by knowing your phone number, then resetting your account password and exploiting a[...]
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ANDROID USERS, ACT NOW: Fixes are not yet issued for the #Android #Stagefright vulnerability, so protect yourself now by disabling “auto retrieve MMS” from messenger apps that can process MPEG4 video format. Instructions in the #AvastBlog, https://blog.avast.com/2015/07/29/big-brothers-could-be-watching-you-thanks-to-stagefright/