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2017 List Of Most Used Passwords Released

SplashData has released their latest annual report on the most commonly used passwords.  Unfortunately, the more things change, the more they stay the same. By now, everyone knows that the number of ...

Apple Might Be Working On Universal Apps Across Mac, iOS

Apple has been quietly working on something called "Project Marzipan" for a couple of years now, and it appears that they're getting closer to unveiling it. The company seeks to bring its ...

Windows 10 Third Party Password Manager Could Have Security Issue

Do you use "Keeper?"  If you're not sure what it is, then you probably don't. It's a password manager that Microsoft has been bundling with some of its Windows 10 releases. Either ...

Researchers Find Malware Targeting Industrial Systems

In the malware ecosystem, few strains are more terrifying than those that target industrial control systems. Think Stuxnet, Industroyer and IronGate. Recently, security researchers from FireEye have identified a new threat in ...

Microsoft Word Gets Update To Disable DDE After Malware Concerns

In recent months, Microsoft Word has been getting a fair amount of bad press, thanks to an old-but-still-supported feature called DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange). This is the feature that allows Word to ...

DirecTV Genie DVR May Have A Major Vulnerability

If you have a Genie DVR system, you should be aware of a major security flaw in the firmware that could allow a hacker to take complete control over the device. At ...

Always Connected Laptops Could Be The Next Generation Of Hardware

What's the next big thing for the PC world? If the industry's major players have anything to say about it, it will be the "always-on" PC. Forget about plugging into your company's ...

Data On 123 Million US Households Leaked Online

Security researchers at UpGuard recently made a terrifying discovery in finding an unprotected Amazon S3 server containing several databases belonging to a data analytics provider called Alteryx. While the server contained a ...

USB Drives Could Be Huge Factor In Data Loss, Theft

Most people agree that the use of USB drives increases efficiency and boosts productivity, which goes a long way toward explaining their popularity, but these handy little drives can also be problematic. ...

Popular Android Keyboard App Collected Private Information, Has Been Breached

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? Do you know how much data they're collecting about you? Most people have scores of apps installed (and often hundreds), even if they ...

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