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Hackers Stopped With Help of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) recently played an instrumental role in taking down a botnet made up of more than 400,000 devices. A botnet is a tool that hackers use to invade ...

Beware Of Phishing Emails Appearing As From The Federal Government

The Digital Security firm Inky reports that they've discovered a new, disturbing phishing campaign you should be aware of. The company has spotted a disturbing number of scam emails purporting to be ...

Hackers Targeting WooCommerce Users To Steal Credit Card Information

WooCommerce is a WordPress-based, free plugin that makes it incredibly easy to sell just about anything online. With more than five million installations, it's clearly a favorite on the web. Unfortunately, its ...

Ransomware Targets Company Working On A COVID-19 Vaccine

It's common knowledge that hackers are highly opportunistic and certainly not above targeting children, the sick and the dying if there's money to be made. Even so, attacking a drug company currently ...

Over Half Of All Calls People Receive Are Spam Calls

If you're like most people, you probably get a lot of calls over the course of a week. They're probably calls that you'd just rather not get at all. How many of ...

Zoom Is Working On Security But May Be Too Late

The popular messaging tool called Zoom is having a tough time. According to a recently released memo that circulated through Elon Musk's "SpaceX" company, the company is banning Zoom's use because of ...

Over 5 Million Marriott Customers Vulnerable In Latest Data Breach

Are you a frequent guest at Marriott hotels? If so, be advised that the company has recently reported a massive data breach that could impact up to 5.2 million guests who have ...

Huge Increase In Phishing And Malware Attacks Using Coronavirus

Around the world, hundreds of millions of people are terrified of the current pandemic that's raging. Most of those are currently self-quarantining at home and limiting their social contacts. Everyone is hungry ...

iOS Update Includes iPhone And iPad Features And Fixes

If you don't normally prioritize updating your iPhone and iPad OS, you're probably going to want to shift gears and grab version 13.4 as soon as possible. The latest versions of both ...

Be On The Lookout As Astaroth Malware Makes A Comeback

Are you familiar with Astaroth? If you're a data security professional, you've probably at least heard the name. The group gained some notoriety last year when it came to light that they ...

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