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Android HummingBad Malware Back, Now Called HummingWhale

It is an article of faith that Google’s Play Store and Apple’s iStore are the two safest sources for downloading apps. As good as their security routines are, however, they’re not perfect, ...

Lego Creates New Social Network For Kids

Here’s’ an interesting and inspiring story about corporate inventiveness and good citizenship. If you grew up playing with Legos, then you know that half the fun of them is in sharing your ...

Facebook Attempting To Fix Password Recovery To Minimize Hack Possibility

Password security continues to be the single biggest weak point in the realm of digital security. The problems on this front are numerous, but chiefly stem from the facts that: • Too ...

Using Android Pattern Lock May Not Be Best Phone Security

If you use an Android device, and since they are the most popular devices on the planet these days, you probably do, then you may also be using a pattern locking mechanism ...

Not Even Police Can Avoid Ransomware – Back Up Regularly!

How’s your network security? Is it on par with police departments, which, you’d have to imagine, have fairly robust security? If so, you’re still not safe. Recently, police in Cockrell Hill, Texas, ...

More HP Laptop Batteries Are Being Recalled

Is your laptop a fire hazard? If it’s using an HP battery, it may be. Recently, HP began receiving reports of batteries overheating, and in at least one case, in Canada, a ...

Update Your Mac To Fix GarageBand And Logic Security Issues

If you’re a Mac user who uses GarageBand or Logic Pro, you’re going to want to update both of those programs with Apple’s latest patches. According to the company, they discovered critical ...

Stolen USB Drive Gets Insurance Company $2.2 Million HIPAA Fine

The Department of Health and Human Services is off to a busy start in 2017, having just levied their second hefty fine for HIPAA violations. In this instance, the company in question ...

Some Browsers Are Providing Autofill Information To Websites Through Vulnerability

It seems like every week that passes, we become aware of some new threat to security online. In fact, it’s gotten so bad that a slowly increasing number of Americans are simply ...

Email PDF Attachment Might Be Gmail Phishing Scam

There’s a new phishing scam making the rounds, made noteworthy by the fact that it is especially convincing. What makes it so convincing is the lengths the hackers go to in order ...

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