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One-Fifth of Organizations Have Experienced a Security Breach Due to Their Remote Workforce

Having a remote workforce has been keeping organizations running, but new data puts a spotlight on the realities of what preparations were taken and whether organizations are truly secure. As the pandemic dust has now settled with most workforces becoming ...

Carnival Cruise Lines Company Suffers Ransomware Attack

Carnival Cruise lines, reeling since the start of the global pandemic, has a new problem. Recently, the company disclosed that they were the victims of a ransomware attack. Carnival's disclosure was almost ...

Adobe Lightroom Update May Have Deleted Some User Photos

Recently, Adobe released version 5.4 of Lightroom. It is a popular photo editing app used by a wide range if iOS devices. Unfortunately, the update may have done more harm than good. ...

Google Working To Help Warn Users Of Earthquakes

Unless you live within a couple hundred miles of the town of Sparta, NC, you may not be aware of the fact that recently, a 5.1 earthquake struck the area. It damaged ...

Government Offices In Texas Hit With Data Breach

Attackers claimed to have used REvil ransomware on July 4 in a ransomware attack on the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) in Texas. In the resulting data breach, cybercriminals snatched personal identification information from an internal database. The compromised data ...

FBI Information on COVID-19 Scams

Bad actors are very busy taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to victimize people of all ages, whether it be cryptocurrency-related fraud schemes, investment fraud, advance fee and business enterprise compromise scams, phishing e-mail scams, work from home scams, and ...

Toshiba Will No Longer Make Laptops

For the past three decades, Toshiba has been a major player in the laptop market. Toshiba released their first laptop in 1985. Their famous T1100, which was sold in Europe, was one ...

New Damaging Phishing Attacks Are Targeting Pandemic SBA Loans

The CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency) has recently published an advisory, warning of a new phishing campaign that specifically targets business owners who have received pandemic relief in the form of ...

Windows 10 Update Gives Graphics Cards Users More Control

Does your PC have more than one graphics card in it? If so, and you're a Windows 10 user, there's good news. Microsoft recently announced some coming changes to Windows 10 that ...

Popular Adobe Programs Currently Have Many Security Issues

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader or Lightroom installed on your computer, then you'll definitely want to grab and install the latest security patch from the company, which addresses a whopping twenty-six ...

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