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NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network

Not even NASA is immune to hacking.  Recently, the American space agency announced that they traced a breach back to April of 2018. That was when a group described as an APT ...

Update Any Nest Cam Security Cameras You May Own

Did you get your Google Nest Security Camera system used or second hand?  If you did, be sure your cameras are running the latest firmware. Recently, the tech review site Wirecutter reported ...

Microsoft Now Testing Games Playable With Eye Movements

Microsoft is continuing to push quietly into new frontiers on the accessibility front.  Their most recent effort?  The release of four free "Eyes First" games that people who have speech and mobility-related ...

Sudden Bluetooth Issues Could Be Due To Microsoft Update

Be advised, according to a recently published Microsoft support document, certain Bluetooth devices may experience pairing and connectivity issues after installing the latest Windows 10 update. The bulletin reads in part, as ...

RSVP Site Evite Suffers Data Breach

The hacker who calls himself 'Gnosticplayers' has been busy and prolific.  Over the years, he's sold more than one billion user accounts on the Dark Web.  His most recent product is more ...

If You Use Evernote Your Data May Have Been Exposed

Do you use Evernote Web Clipper for the Chrome web browser? If so, be advised that the developer recently reported that a critical flaw in the extension could allow hackers to access ...

Critical Flaw Found In Medical Device Pump Software

Researchers have recently discovered a pair of critical vulnerabilities in Alaris Gateway Workstations. These bring us closer to the tragic day when a hacker will actually be able to kill someone with ...

Apple iCloud App Now Available On Windows 10

Great news for inter-operability.  Apple has brought their new iCloud app to the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 devices. Even better, the app is designed such that it's deeply integrated with Windows ...

AMCA Suffers A Medical Patient Information Breach

The recent hack of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) is having ripple effects around the world. Recently it was reported that as a direct consequence of that hack, Quest Diagnostics (one ...

Undelivered Mail Notification Could Be A Phishing Scam

Hackers are always on the lookout for new ways to freshen up time-tested techniques. Where time-tested techniques are concerned, few are older than the humble phishing email. In one form or another, ...