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Archive for February, 2021

Major Security Issues Found With Popular Android App

Do you use the app "ShareIt?" It's one of the most popular apps in the ecosystem, boasting more than a billion downloads from Google's Play Store and nearly 2 billion downloads overall ...

Apple M1 Macs Are Not Immune To Malware

Patrick Wardle is a legend in the Apple ecosystem, and one of the best independent security researchers out there. Not long ago, he sang Apple's praises for the security of their M1 ...

Update Available To Fix Windows 10 Crashing Issue

Back in the early days of Windows, the OS didn't have a very good reputation. The dreaded Blue Screen of Death was an all-too-common occurrence and plugging peripherals into a Windows-based PC ...

This WordPress Plugin May Have Exposed Websites To Hacks

Is your company's website built around WordPress? It wouldn't be much of a surprise if that were the case. 24As the most popular platform on the web, there are tens of millions ...

This Malware Might Be Undetectable To Some Antivirus Programs

For a time, a few months ago, it seemed like the gang behind the dreaded Trickbot network and malware was on the ropes. Law enforcement had rocked the group back on its ...

Some MacBook Pros May Have Battery Charging Issue

Do you own a MacBook Pro, purchased between 2016 and 2017? Has the battery been acting up and refusing to hold a charge beyond 1 percent? If you've ruled out issues with ...

Update To Popular Android App Included Malware Infection

Do you use the popular Android app, "Barcode Scanner?" If so, you're certainly not alone. The app has racked up more than 10 million downloads on Google's Play Store and is one ...

Data Breach Victims Get More Spam And Phishing Emails

Do you feel as though you get a lot of spam mail? If so, you should know that you actually get almost a hundred times more than what you think you're getting. ...

New Security Vulnerability Affects Current Mac OS Users

Not long ago, a critical flaw in Linux SUDO was discovered and is being tracked as CVE-2021-3156. Given the nickname "Baron Samedit," it's a flaw in a Unix program that allows system ...

Staying Up To Date On Software Patches Is Critical

Google's Project Zero security team has an impressive track record when it comes to chasing down and addressing the most critical security flaws found. They're tireless in their work, which has saved ...

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Be Aware That ChromeLoader Malware Is Picking Up Steam

Be Aware That ChromeLoader Malware Is Picking Up Steam

A browser hijacker called "ChromeLoader" has had a large uptick in detections this month, which is raising eyebrows among security[...]
 New Phishing Attacks Use HTML Email Attachments

 New Phishing Attacks Use HTML Email Attachments

HTML attachments as an attack vector may seem a little old school. However, according to statistics compiled by Kaspersky Lab[...]
Upgrade This WordPress Plugin To Avoid Being Hacked

Upgrade This WordPress Plugin To Avoid Being Hacked

Do you own and manage a WordPress site either personally or as part of your business?  Do you also use[...]

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