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Archive for July, 2020

G-Suite Users Get New Security Features

Are you a G-Suite user? If so, we have great news! Recently, Google rolled out a number of exciting new features to enhance both the usability of the G-Suite and its security. ...

Covid-19 Researchers Come Under Attack By Hackers

A number of prominent hacking groups made a gentleman's agreement with research labs that are attempting to develop a vaccine for the deadly COVID-19 virus currently ravaging the planet. The agreement was ...

Android Users Beware Of BlackRock Malware Credential Stealer

Do you have an Android phone? If so, be advised that there's a new threat to be on the lookout for. The threat takes the form of a malware strain that's being ...

Amazon Echobud Consumers Should Update Due To Overheating Issue

Do you own a pair of Amazon's Echo Buds? If so, and in case you didn't get an email from the company, be advised that Amazon recently discovered a potential safety risk. ...

Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a ...

New Image Format Will Soon Get Browser Support

In 2015, a new image format was born of a collaboration between Cisco, Google, and Xiph.org. Dubbed AVIF, the format is based on the Av1 video codec. It is royalty-free and widely ...

Latest Microsoft Update Provides Some Needed Bug Fixes

If you aren't normally in the habit of installing updates when companies release them, you'll probably want to make an exception for KB4484439. It is a non-security update for Windows Installer editions ...

Don’t Fall For Office 365 Zoom Notification Phishing Email

Do you use Microsoft Office 365? Do you also use Zoom? If so, be advised that there's a new phishing campaign designed with you specifically in mind, the goal of which is ...

Corporate Internet Users Watch Out For Conti Ransomware

Although you may not be familiar with the name, a strain of ransomware called "Conti" is surging in popularity on the Dark Web and seeing a rapidly growing number of installations, so ...

Windows 10 Might Get Rid Of Control Panel Feature

All things end eventually, and in the years since Microsoft's Windows has existed, the OS has undergone a great many changes. Most for the better, but some that have met with unexpected ...

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Large Company Snap-On Tools Recently Hit By Data Breach

Large Company Snap-On Tools Recently Hit By Data Breach

If you have any tools in your garage, odds are good that at least a few of them are Snap-on[...]
Microsoft Edge Gets Overall Performance Boost

Microsoft Edge Gets Overall Performance Boost

If you rely on Microsoft's Edge browser to surf the web, you're in luck.  The Redmond Giant has recently made[...]
HP Warns Users About Critical Security Vulnerability

HP Warns Users About Critical Security Vulnerability

Are you one of the legions of users who rely on the Teradici PCoIP client?  If so, be aware that[...]

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