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Samsung Phones Recalled Due To Battery Issue

Consumer electronics giant Samsung just released its latest update to its flagship product, the Galaxy Note 7, two weeks ago, as of the writing of this piece. The company has sold some ...

Redis Database May Open Door To Ransomware Attack

As you probably know by now, ransomware is a particularly insidious form of hacking attack whereby a target computer’s files are locked or held hostage in some way, and besides restoring from ...

Single Hacker Convicted For Over 2 Million US Credit Card Thefts

The story of the fall of the hacker going by the alias “Track2” is an absolutely riveting one. Track2, whose real name is Roman Valerevich Seleznev, is a thirty-one year old from ...

Malware On Your Mac May Be Caused By BitTorrent Client

If you’re a Mac user who downloads files using the torrent software called “Transmission,” you may want to check your machine for signs of infection. It was recently discovered that a malicious ...

Your Keystrokes May Be Stolen Through WiFi

There have been papers written and demonstrations conducted in recent months to show how it’s possible to wirelessly log your keystrokes. All of those demonstrations have relied upon specialized gear you can ...

Dropbox Just Required A Password Reset From 2012 Hack

If you’re one of the millions of Dropbox users around the world, you were probably mildly annoyed recently when you logged on to find that you were being forced to change your ...

If You Use Opera Browser Password Sync, Change Passwords Now

Opera does not have anything that could be described as a commanding share of the web browser market, but as one of oldest and best loved browsers in existence, the company still ...

Point Of Sale System Security Questioned As MHR Reports Breach

Shaun Treacy, the President of MHR (Millennium Hotels and Resorts) North America, has recently sent a communication to guests who stayed at some of the company's locations between March and June of ...

Will Your Thermostat Be The Next Device Held For Ransom?

An interesting and disturbing new form of Ransomware was on display at this year's Def Con convention, in Las Vegas. So far as anyone knows, this is the first, proof of concept ...

Is Your Home’s New Smart Deadbolt Secure?

Much has been written in previous months about the explosion in growth of the (IOT) Internet of Things, and the security risks posed by that growth. Where PCs, laptops, and smartphones all ...

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