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Adobe Releases Massive Update To Patch Its Products

There's a lot to like about the contents of Adobe's most recent "Patch Tuesday" update. It's well worth downloading and installing, even if you normally take a pass on all but ...

Facebook Messenger Getting Feature To Help With Fake Accounts

It's no secret that there are legions of scammers and spammers haunting the virtual halls of Facebook.  As the world's largest and most influential social networking site, it's a natural target, ...

Open Database Exposes Info Of 340 Million People

Internet security researcher Vinny Trola recently made a huge and disturbing discovery.  A marketing firm called Exactis had left a massive database unsecured, allowing anyone who stumbled across it to access ...

Americans Want Local Governments To Spend More On Cyber Security

While a significant percentage of Americans are suspicious of government spending beyond the essentials, there's at least one notable exception, according to a recent survey conducted by SecurityFirst. A majority (74 ...

Apps In Gmail Have Full Access To Read Your Emails

File this one away under "watch your permissions."  It's recently come to light that an unknown number of third party apps have access to read emails sitting in your Gmail account. ...

Google Cracking Down On 3rd Party Browser Extension Installs

Malicious code can wind up on your PC or phone by any number of roads.  Companies do their best to guard the digital passes, but invariably, things get missed and the ...

Another Vulnerability Found In Intel CPU’s

More bad news for Intel. Yet another security flaw has been identified in the processors the company makes.  This one is so newly discovered that the full technical details have yet ...

The U.S. Is The Most At Risk Nation For Cyber Attacks

Being "number 1" isn't always a good thing.  Rapid7 has just published their third annual "National Exposure Index," and unfortunately, the United States has the dubious honor of being the nation ...

Yahoo Messenger Will Shut Down In July

It's the end of the line for Yahoo Messenger.  As of July, it will be no more, marking the end of an era. The announcement comes just six months after AIM ...

Some Private Posts On Facebook May Have Been Exposed

Facebook is in hot water again.  Recently, the company admitted that while testing a new feature on the site, they inadvertently made public the posts of more than fourteen million users.  ...

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