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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OnePlus Update

OnePlus has been under some heat lately for their non-consensual data snooping through their mobile devices. After a security researcher had exposed OnePlus for their snooping, they have reportedly admitted to the non-consensual action. Their address to their customer service forum on Friday the 13th confirmed such accusations. OnePlus tried to clarify and explain that

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OnePlus is getting more than one.

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been caught sneakily collecting tons and tons amount of data from its smartphones and the users. The data that’s being collected from the smartphones have been getting transferred to a server along with the serial number of the device. According to a security researcher, OnePlus devices running the OxygenOS

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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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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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What is Cloud technololgy?

Most often, when someone mentions the ‘cloud’, there is often someone who is too embarrassed to ask ‘what’ the cloud is. Cloud technology has taken the world by storm (no pun intended) in most all areas these days, the cloud is involved in the information storage/management. Businesses to college campus’ to home networks. So what

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CCleaner software infected by nasty malware!

CCleaner is a free optimization tool for windows PC and Android mobile. This morning Piriform, the company which makes the CCleaner tool, divulged that specific versions of the software had been piggybacked by hackers. Affected versions include CCleaner 5.33.6162 and CCleaner cloud 1.07.3191. The malware has a malicious data-harvesting software, compromising sensitive data of those

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Massive malware outbreak on Androids google play store!

Recent security checks have discovered that a nasty malware has found its way to peoples devices via the google play store. Reportedly dozens of malicious apps has affected as many as 21 million victims through fraudulent premium texts messages and fake services. An Israeli cybersecurity giant published the reported attacks. Supposedly, this malware directly harms

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