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RobbinHood Ransomware Another Reason To Back Up Your Systems

The creators of the dreaded 'Robbinhood' ransomware strain are putting their reputation to work for them.  The hackers have recently modified their ransom note in a couple of important ways. First and foremost, they stress that there's no [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Twitter Utilized User 2FA Phone Numbers For Ad Targeting

Twitter isn't having a good year.  Over the past twelve months, the company has fessed up to half a dozen bugs and blunders that have left the company with egg on their faces and have earned the ire [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Tamper Protection Enabled By Default In Windows 10 Update

Do you have the new Windows 10? If you're not sure, the most recent version (as of the time this article was written) is version 1903, which was the May 2019 update. Assuming you've got that version or [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Windows 10 Will Get Android Phone Call Integration Features

Microsoft may have given up on the idea of putting their Windows operating system on smartphones, but that doesn't mean they've given up on smartphones altogether. Recently, the company announced a significant feature addition that will allow users [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Are Hackers Using Popular Assistant Devices To Listen To Users?

The utility of virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home are undeniable.  They're just genuinely handy devices to have around. Unfortunately, they're also prone to abuse and exploits by hackers and unsavory developers. They can be used [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Backdoor Could Be Used On Microsoft SQL Without Detection

If you haven't heard of Skip-2.0 yet, prepare to be dismayed. Security researchers have recently discovered an undocumented (until now) backdoor designed for Microsoft SQL servers. It will allow a hacker working remotely to stealthily take control of [...]

November 25th, 2019|

New Server Data Breach Reported at NordVPN

NordVPN provides a popular Virtual Private Network (VPN) service used by clients around the world. Unfortunately, they recently disclosed that a server in one of their data centers was breached back in March of 2018. According to the [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Malware Takes Down Services At Popular Billing Company

Billtust is major player in the US financial services sector that provides a variety of billing and payment processing services for some of the biggest financial institutions in the nation. On October 17th, they suffered a malware attack [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Employees Targeted By Hackers Posing As HR Department

Just when you think scammers couldn't get any lower, they find new ways to prove you wrong. Recently, a new phishing scam has been spotted in the wild, this one baiting potential victims with the possibility of pay [...]

November 25th, 2019|