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Lawsuit Claims Google Private Browsing Isn’t Really Private

Google is in hot water with a complaint filed to the District Court of Northern California. The complaint alleges that the tech giant tracks users' browsing data and a variety of other ...

Making This One Mistake With Your Network Can DESTROY Your Business

A lot of businesses wait until something breaks before they fix it. And even then, they ...

USE THESE STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR SMARTPHONE FROM HACKERS

Update Your Phone And Apps Just like you update your computer, you need to update your phone. Developers constantly update security patches. Like you, they want to stay ahead of the threats. Lock Your Phone Every smartphone comes with a ...

PonyFinal Is Another New Ransomware To Watch Out For

Microsoft recently issued a security advisory about a new strain of ransomware that's been cropping up with increasing frequency in India, Iran and the US. Called PonyFinal, one of the things that ...

Old LiveJournal Database Breach Is Now Being Leaked Online

Do you have an account on LiveJournal? If so, you may have heard the persistent rumors that have been circulating since 2014 that the company was breached and some 33 million user ...

Monetary Demands Are Skyrocketing For Ransomware Decryptions

Ransomware attacks have evolved quite a lot over the course of the past year, and have become one of the most visible threats organizations of all sizes face. That is, based on ...

Major WiFi Updates Came To Windows 10 Recently

Great news for the legions of Windows 10 users around the world. Version 2004 comes with a significant WiFi update that includes Wi-Fi6 and WPA3 support, which will give users better wireless ...

Hackers Set Their Sights On Cloud Services

Thanks to the pandemic, tens of millions of people are working from home. Even before then, the Cloud was experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, but since shelter in place orders were ...

2019’s Biggest Data Breaches – 3 Lessons To Learn

The biggest data breaches of 2019 illustrate the cost of lax security, sloppy data handling, and human error. We’ve reviewed some of the biggest data breaches of 2019 to provide you with ...

3 Ways To Defend Against New COVID-19 Email Scams

COVID-19 Email Scams Are On The Rise And More Clever Than You’d Expect - Don’t Be Fooled! We all know that opening strange email can have dangerous consequences, right? Unfortunately, that message ...

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