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Target’s Twitter Gets Hacked And Hackers Post A Scam Tweet

Target is the latest company to fall victim to a simple but effective Twitter-Bitcoin scam.  The scam is about as straightforward as it gets:  A tweet gets sent out by a well-respected ...

Two More Companies Just Had Customer Data Breached

How long does it take from when hackers steal credit card data from a given company until it appears for sale on the Dark Web? The answer varies from one hacker to ...

Dark Mode On Android Phones Extends Battery Life

Google recently confirmed that "Dark Mode" on Android phones uses less power and thus, helps to boost battery life. Most websites and OS screens do all they can to make it easier ...

Researchers Have Found A New Security Issue With Bluetooth

Researchers from the Israeli security firm Armis have discovered a new security flaw in BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) chips that expose millions of access points and networking devices around the world. This ...

Data Breach Hits Radisson Hotel Group

The Radisson Hotel Group joins the ranks of globally-recognized brands to be on the receiving end of a successful hack.  According to the company, a small percentage of their loyalty club members ...

Another Intel Processor Vulnerability Found

Intel just can't seem to catch a break.  By now, almost everyone has heard about the dreaded Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities which have been plaguing the chip maker since they were first ...

Video Embedding Feature In MS Word Has Security Vulnerability 

Researchers have discovered a security flaw in MS Office 2016 and older versions that leave the door open to hackers who can take advantage of it to run malicious code on a ...

Most Apple Devices Are Getting A Major Software Update

If you own Apple devices that use iOS, watchOS, tvOS, or macOS, there's good news.  The company just released major updates for all of those. They're available right now, and here are ...

iOS Gmail Users Will Be Able To Access Multiple Accounts

Earlier this year, Google introduced a new and improved Gmail that gave users virtually unlimited customization options. In addition to that, it included some exciting new AI-based features that cut down on ...

Yahoo Is Compensating Victims Of Their Massive Data Breach

Yahoo has the dubious honor of having been on the receiving end of the largest data breach in history. As a consequence, the company has recently agreed to pay $50 million in ...