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  • Facebook Data Breach: How to Know if You’re Affected

    Facebook Data Breach: How to Know if You’re Affected

    Recently, Facebook announced it discovered a security flaw that could affect as many as 50 million accounts. The security issue concerned the “view as” feature. In this feature, hackers were able to gain access to digital keys that would allow them to take over the user’s account. This digital key is similar to a pin […]

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    Scammers Are Using Copycat Fortnite Apps to Spread Malware

    Scammers Are Using Copycat Fortnite Apps to Spread Malware

    Fortnite has become one of the most popular games in the world. And with that attention, many hackers are hoping to cash in. Wired recently found there are websites advertising Fortnite, however; when you go to download it, you’ll receive malware instead. A Golden Opportunity When Epic Games made Fortnite available on the Android platform, […]

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    Email Encryption: Learn How to Protect Your Emails

    Email Encryption: Learn How to Protect Your Emails

    Email is a convenient portal to communicate with colleagues, friends, and loves ones. Yet, it can also be an unprotected one. If you don’t have email encryption, it’s akin to sending a letter through the mail without an envelope, meaning anyone can read its contents. In most instances, this might seem harmless. After all, if […]

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    Shrug Ransomware Contains Ways to Unlock Your Files

    Shrug Ransomware Contains Ways to Unlock Your Files

    The key behind ransomware is to influence your behavior so you’ll comply with their demands. On the surface, the Shrug ransomware is no different in this regard. However, those who developed the ransomware have left the keys available for you to unlock your files. Further Details on Shrug Ransomware It works by using drive-by attacks, […]

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    New GandCrab Ransomware Variant Encrypts Files Super Fast

    GandCrab emerged onto the scene back in January. And similar to many ransomware programs, it underwent some changes. Now, there are new wrinkles that promise to challenge even the most vigilant observers. How Does GandCrab Ransomware Work? GandCrab is a different cat altogether. Normally, ransomware infects devices via spam email. This is where you’ll receive […]

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    WannaCry Ransomware Demands Payment Before Data Encryption

    WannaCry Ransomware Demands Payment Before Data Encryption

    Thieves are great at employing sophisticated techniques to steal data. One of the ways they do this is through WannaCry ransomware, where once a device is infected, you won’t have access to your files. Instead, you’ll receive a ransom, demanding payment. Once you make the payment, you are supposed to receive access to your files. […]

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    Here’s How to Deactivate Your iPhone’s Significant Locations Feature

    Here’s How to Deactivate Your iPhone’s Significant Locations Feature

    It turns out your favorite digital appendage could also be your shadow, keeping logs of your favorite places. While it isn’t super creepy, okay, it might be a little, it’s a feature on your iPhone called Significant Locations, and it keeps tabs on where you visit. What is the Significant Locations Feature on the iPhone? […]

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    FBI warns of North Korean Password-Stealing Tools Brambul and Joanap

    Your passwords can be the gateway to your company’s data. Hackers understand this, it’s why they deploy password-stealing tools to harvest this information. The FBI, along with the Department of Homeland Security announced North Korean hackers are using a remote access tool called Joanap, and a Server Message Blockwork called Brambul to target companies in […]

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    New SynAck Ransomware Variant Uses Doppelganging Process

    New SynAck Ransomware Variant Uses Doppelganging Process

    Some malware variants are becoming smarter and harder to stop. Kaspersky Lab discovered a new version of the SynAttack, which uses Process Doppelganging to evade malware tools, according to a report by Dark Reading. How Does SynAck Ransomware Work? Lead malware analyst for Kaspersky Lab, Anton Ivanov told Dark Reading, “Enterprises should be aware that […]

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