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Watch Out For New Ransomware Called Phobos

There's a new strain of ransomware making the rounds, and it's a nasty piece of work. Called Phobos by its creators, the latest threat on the ransomware scene first made an appearance ...

Many Android VPN Apps Contain Malware Or Exploitable Weaknesses

If you're like many seasoned 'Netizins, you probably rely on some type of VPN to help ensure your digital privacy. Unfortunately, based on research conducted by Simon Migliano, you could very well be ...

Ransomware Can Make Installing Illegal Software More Risky

Most reputable businesses don't deal in illegal copies of commercial software, but there have been a few reported instances. There's always the possibility that a cash-strapped individual that's eager to do additional ...

Microsoft Support For Windows Phone Users Is Ending In 2019

If you were one of the people who decided to give a Microsoft Windows Phone a try back when the company was still attempting to get into the market, this is a ...

Google Is Rolling Out New Features For Gmail Users 

Google has recently announced a trio of new features for Gmail users that are going into place immediately, and may in fact be available for use by the time you read this ...

Google Hangouts Will Close And Transfer To Hangouts Chat

This is just a reminder for anyone using Google Hangouts. The company is moving forward with its plans to discontinue the service, starting with GSuite users and then later moving to the ...

Chrome Extensions Are Being Targeted For Hacks

If you're like most people, no matter how careful you are when you surf the web, you seldom think to review the permissions browser extensions ask for when you install them.  It's ...

Windows Vulnerability Found Using VCard Files 

There's a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10 you need to be aware of.  As with all zero-day threats, this one is dangerous in the extreme, allowing a hacker to potentially execute ...

Windows 7 Support Ends In 2020, So Plan To Upgrade

Bad news is on the horizon if you're one of the surprising number of people still using Windows 7.  Microsoft is only offering one more year of free support.  As of January ...

Scammers Are Using Direct Deposit Requests To Steal Money 

Last year, the FBI issued a warning regarding BEC (Business Email Compromise) scams.  Unfortunately, security professionals report that those types of scams are increasing in frequency, and worse, the most recent ones ...

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