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Data breach at the Department of Social Services

This just in, the department of Social Services credit card system has been breached, as of yesterday. This isn’t something to be thankful for that’s for sure. 8,500 people have received warnings that their personal data held by a contractor has been breached. Past and current employees alike are vulnerable. The breach included employee names,

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Uber made a Uber mistake

Recently disclosed by Uber was a mishap that affects millions of customers and drivers, but it was swept under the rug, potentially putting millions at a higher risk. Apparently late 2016, Uber had been hacked, and millions of customers and drivers’ sensitive information had become known to the malicious online hackers. Instead of disclosing this

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One Plus, potential for additional disasters

Recently, OnePlus, the phone brand, has been under scrutiny due to a newly discovered security flaw with one of their apps. Their app, also known as OnePlus, leaves the consumer open to attacks because the application was revealed to carry root access for the device. So what does this mean? It means that your device

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IBM is diving into quantum computing

Since last year, IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service. The first version released was a 5 qubit version, however today the company announced a 20 qubit version. In just 18 months IBM achieved such a large leap, this may spell a unique direction for the future of technology. IBM’s next prototype

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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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TransUnion, rival of Equifax having the same breach issues!

Apparently Equifax isn’t the only one having issues with the security of their website.  TransUnion’s website has been leading unsuspecting costumers to a false Flash update as well. A researcher from AV provider Malwarebytes has stated that transunioncentroamerica.com is sending visitors to fraudulent update pages and other forms of malicious sites. Just like Equifax, TransUnion

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