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Extensions In Popular Web Browsers Found To Have Vulnerabilities

Security researchers in Europe have discovered a pair of flaws that relate to modern web browsers’ extension system. Exploiting these flaws would allow a patient and determined hacker to determine with absolute ...

Microsoft May Stop Forcing Windows Updates In Upcoming Windows 10 Release

Microsoft has been under fire for forcing its legion of Windows 10 users to automatically receive security updates for the OS. The level of outcry against it has been loud and constant, ...

Equifax Gets Breached – Almost 150 Million People Could Be Affected

You’re probably familiar with Equifax. As one of the three major US credit bureaus, the company exerts an outsized influence on millions of lives, because their record of your credit score plays ...

Caution: New Virus Found In Facebook Messenger

There’s a particularly nasty new malware campaign being orchestrated via Facebook, and all users are advised to steer clear of clicking on links in Facebook’s messenger service, even if you know the ...

App On Android, iOS Uploads Your Contacts Without Permission

If you spend any time at all on social media, you may have heard a lot of recent buzz about an app for both Android and iOS devices called “Sarahah,” which was ...

Hackers Changing Point Of Sale Systems’ Prices In Latest Attack

Point of Sale (POS) systems are notoriously easy to hack. Hardly a month goes by that we don’t hear of some vendor or another having had their POS system breached, exposing customer ...

Ransomware On Android Devices More Than Doubles This Year

You may have heard the statistic from Google that less than 0.05 percent of Android devices downloaded malware in 2016. It’s a great statistic, and one that the company should be proud ...

Privacy Concern: Did That New Android App Take Photos, Recordings?

Google is struggling to keep malware out of the Play Store these days. Recently, literally thousands of malicious apps were discovered, and Google has been busy banning them. This represents a significant ...

New Network Attacks Happening On Weekends, And With Old Vulnerabilities

It’s no secret that 2017 is on track to beat 2016 handily in terms of the total number of network breaches, and sadly, 2016 was itself a record-breaking year. What is less ...

Popular Weather App May Be Sending Your Information To Advertisers

Do you rely on the AccuWeather App to keep tabs on local weather conditions? If so, you’ll want to read this. According to an independent security researcher named Will Strafach, the AccuWeather ...

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