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New Malware Is Targeting Linux And WordPress Users

A new strain of malware which has been dubbed 'Capoae' has been spotted in the wild. It was written in Go and this strain targets Linux systems and WordPress installations. It was ...

Update Apple Devices Soon For Important Security Patch

Apple released a very important security update today. The update fixes a pair of zero-day vulnerabilities that have been spotted in use in the wild to attack both Macs and iPhones. One ...

This Malware Can Turn Off Windows Defender

Some malware strains are built with robust protections in order to avoid detection. Zloader goes a step further and actually disables Microsoft Defender AV (formerly known as Windows Defender). That's significant because ...

Ransomware Attackers Look For Unpatched Systems To Exploit

Not long ago Microsoft patched a critical MSHTML remote code execution security flaw being tracked as CVE-2021-40444. Beginning on August 18th of this year (2021) the company spotted hackers exploiting this flaw ...

Popular HP Gaming Laptops And Desktops Have Security Vulnerability

Do you own an HP Omen, Envy, or Pavilion gaming laptop or desktop? You're certainly not alone if you do. It's a wildly popular and incredibly versatile model that has sold millions ...

Microsoft Accounts Will Allow Passwordless Methods For Users

Microsoft will be rolling out a new passwordless login scheme in the weeks ahead and that should make just about everyone happy. Passwords and having to remember endless multitudes of them are ...

Installing Windows 11 On Unsupported Devices May Have Security Risks

Microsoft raised hackles worldwide when they placed stringent hardware requirements on their recently announced Windows 11 OS. Many chipsets that are more than capable of running the new software aren't on the ...

Report Finds One Third Of Suspicious Emails Are Threats

Employee cyber security training is paying off according to a report recently released by IT security company F-Secure. Researchers from F-Secure analyzed more than 200,000 emails that had been flagged as suspicious ...

Hackers Behind REvil Ransomware Are Back Online

Not long after successfully attacking Kaseya the band of cyber criminals behind the REvil ransomware strain went dark. Their "Happy Blog" mysteriously went offline. It is not known if the group went ...

Hackers Are Using Windows 11 Curiosity To Load Malware

Millions of people around the world are understandably curious about Windows 11. It's easy to understand why. A new OS offered by the company that makes the most widely OS used on ...

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This Mac Malware Should Have Users Worried

This Mac Malware Should Have Users Worried

Researchers from Microsoft have reported the discovery of a new variant of macOS malware called WizardUpdate. The new version should worry[...]
Some Microsoft Operating System Updates Will Expire

Some Microsoft Operating System Updates Will Expire

Are you in the habit of not upgrading your Windows OS on a regular basis? If you are then when you[...]
Google Adds Feature To Help People Focus

Google Adds Feature To Help People Focus

Google has taken another step in a long series of steps designed to improve the lives of everyone who uses[...]

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