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Hackers Now Targeting Girl Scouts, Raising Privacy Concerns

As far as hackers are concerned, no target is safe.  Not even the Girl Scouts. Recently, one of the Girl Scouts' official email accounts was accessed by an "unauthorized third party" and ...

Some iOS Users Report Call Issues After Latest Update

This hasn't been a great month for two of the titans of tech.  Both Apple and Microsoft have been plagued with bug-riddled updates to their operating systems.  In Apple's case, their new ...

Spectre Security Built Into New Intel Chip Hardware

By now, almost everyone has heard of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws that have been making headlines for more than a year.  They're serious flaws with dire implications for tens of ...

Name Of Utility Company That Leaked Information Just Released

In 2016, an unnamed US energy company left some 30,000 records (containing information about its security assets) exposed for more than two months (a total of 70 days), in violation of energy ...

Air Canada Customers May Have Had Their Data Exposed 

If you fly Air Canada and use their mobile app, it may be time to change your password. The company recently announced that between August 22nd and August 24th of this year, ...

Some Apple iPhone 8’s May Have A Manufacturer Defect

Do you own an iPhone 8? If so, you may have problems. Apple has recently reported that a small percentage of iPhone 8s "contain logic boards with a manufacturing defect. Affected devices ...

Lifelock Customers At Risk Of Email Information Exposure

A dark day for Lifelock, the Identity Theft Protection company.  It has recently come to light that the company may have accidentally exposed their customers to additional attacks. They recently fixed a ...

Girl Scouts Can Now Earn New Badges For High Technical Skills

The girl scouts have officially moved into the 21st century. The Girl Scouts of America recently announced the creation of a whole raft of new badges that address (in the organization's ...

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 ...

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 ...