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First Ever Ransomware on OSX

It finally happened. Ransomware has officially made its first appearance on OSX. Anyone who downloaded version 2.90 of the “Transmission” App (which is a legitimate Bittorrent app available in the Apple Store) ...

Check Before Updating Your Java

Software companies seem to be losing their longstanding battle with the hacking community. In a recent blog post, Eric P. Maurice, who is the director of Software Security Assurance for Oracle, reported ...

Avoid These Dangerous Activities Online

There are a lot of things we do on the internet that we take for granted, but in some cases, and in certain parts of the world, there are things that can ...

Apple Replacing USB-C Cables For Certain Models

USB-C cable technology has enormous promise, so it’s a real shame that it has been plagued with so many issues in recent months. The problems for the new technology began a few ...

Why You May Want To Rethink “Smart” Devices in the Office

Has your network ever been attacked or successfully hacked by a rogue refrigerator? That sentence sounds silly, but believe it or not, it has actually happened! As the number of smart, internet-connected ...

Own an LG Phone? You Might Be At Risk

LG has a problem, and if you own an LG phone, you’ve got a problem too. The reason? LG phones come with an app called “Smart Notice” preloaded and activated on literally ...

New Details on Previously Reported Landry Hack

Landry’s has been in the news recently because like so many other companies, they recently fell victim to a successful hacking attack. The company has released additional details about the incident, and ...

Is Microsoft Forcing Windows 10 On You?

Windows 10 has seen the fastest rate of adoption of any OS in Microsoft’s history. It’s unquestionably a good product, and even better, at least for a limited time, it’s a free ...

IRS Computer Failures Affecting Users

Are you planning to file your taxes online? If so, you may see some delays in getting your refund. The IRS has been experiencing intermittent problems with their eFile system that has ...

Data Attacks On The Rise – Neiman Marcus Latest Casualty

How long has it been since we’ve seen a full week go by without another headline of yet another data breach? Far too long, and this week is no exception. The latest ...

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