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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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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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USB with breach measurements found in Heathrow

Recently, a USB was found discarded on the streets of London. Well that’s fine right? Nothing is abnormal about some misplaced USB’s…until this one. The USB that was found contained very high detailed information involving the Queen’s route when using the airport and the security measures taken, as well as timetables of patrols used to

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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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Equifax update. They knew months ahead that a breach was possible

Unfortunately there are some in this world who choose to close their eyes to the issues. Equifax seems to be the type to commit such ignorant acts. Reportedly, six months ago Equifax was warned about the possibility of a security breach in their network. An anonymous security researcher had informed Equifax that they were susceptible

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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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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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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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