Android security update! KRACK be gone and band-aid adhesion!

Android deployed its recent patch for their phones. This patch holds significant updates, that involve KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) and also some fixes for the newly released Pixel 2 phones! Surprisingly, Google actually released three updates for November. There is the main update that involves the normal bug fixes and performance updates. The second patch

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Update on the wild Bad Rabbit

Ukraine speaks out on the Bad Rabbit running rampant in Russia, stating that the hackers behind the NotPetya virus were the probable group responsible for the release of Bad Rabbit. A Ukrainian official stated that the attacks from Bad Rabbit could have been mitigated greatly had organisations followed the recommended methods of malware handling, as

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Ransomeware inbound! Another threat is looming on the web

This year alone, there has already been three large outbreaks involving online security and breaches. Recently a new ransomware campaign has begun, and the targets have been high profile, for example Russia and Eastern Europe. This new threat has been named Bad Rabbit. The appearance of Bad Rabbit had been a grand event, simultaneously hitting

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WPA2 protocol leaves all access points vulnerable! Including yours!

Recently, some online researchers have discovered a fatal flaw in the WPA2 protocol. This flaw can affect anyone and everyone that is involved with Wi-Fi access. This flaw allows potential attackers to manipulate vulnerable information such as passwords, e-mails, and other encrypted data, whilst intercepting that information they may also leave ransomware or other malicious

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Equifax leads to disaster once again

Equifax, which recently had a security breach now has another. In May, Equifax lost customer’s SSN, names and loads of other personal information to a security breach. Getting much scrutiny, they worked on getting the issue under control and had stated that it was solved. However it appears they were wrong. A malware researcher ran

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Disqus breach. Hackers: 10 low security standards: 0

Here we are again folks, another article of a large breach in security, leaving multiple thousands in a state of possible vulnerability. It was discovered that back in 2012, the same year Engadget used Disqus for comments,  hackers had claimed data from Disqus’ servers. A snapshot of usernames and the emails associated, dating back to

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Whole Foods credit card breach

Recently discovered by the Whole Foods company was the possibility that nine of its Bay Area locations had their credit card information exposed to hackers. Customers who bought groceries at 56 stores through the country were unaffected by the breach.  However those who frequent the in-store table-service restaurants and taprooms at those locations may have

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Yahoos 2013 hack affected everyone!

Yahoo’s most known and infamous hack in history, is worse than initially thought. According to Verizon, who acquired yahoo in June, its now known that all 3 billion users were affected at the time of the hack. No one got away. This is a huge upset in comparison to the initial damage report of 1

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