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Google Forcing Accounts To Use Two Factor Authentication

Google recently announced that they're planning to auto-enroll some 150 million user accounts into two factor authentication (2FA). The company prefers the term two-step verification (2SV). The company had this to say ...

New Firefox Browser Feature Appears To Be Adware

With the release of Firefox 92 back in September Mozilla made a change that may well doom the browser. If you use Firefox you have probably already noticed it. When you start ...

Hackers Can Take Control Of Some Electronic Diabetic Devices

Medical equipment provider Medtronic has issued an urgent recall order for insulin pump controllers belonging to their "MiniMed Paradigm" family. The company cited serious cyber security risks as the reason for the ...

New Dangerous Android Malware Is Infecting Millions

Researchers from Zimperium zLabs have detected a nasty, dangerous, global malware campaign that has managed to infect more than 10 million Android devices from around the world in more than 70 different ...

Sneaky Malware Stealing Sensitive Gamer Information On Gaming Sites

Are you a gamer? Do you have an account on Steam, EA Origin, or the Epic Games Store? If so there's an emerging threat you should be aware of. A new strain ...

Hackers Find Security Vulnerability With Apple Pay

Do you have an iPhone? Do you make use of the Apple Pay service? If so there is a security issue you need to be aware of. Researchers have discovered a means ...

DDOS Attackers Are Targeting VoIP Providers

Hackers around the world are flexing their muscles. For reasons that aren't yet clear they have been launching distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers and ...

Zero Day Bug Found In MacOS

A new Zero Day vulnerability in macOS has been discovered. The flaw impacts all macOS versions up to the latest release Big Sur. The bug was found by Park Minchan an independent ...

Recent Study Shows Alarming Insights On People And Passwords

A new study recently published by the digital identity firm Beyond Identity contains a number of surprises relating to passwords and password security. This is information that IT professionals and small or ...

Increasing Online Love Scams Are Costing Victims Big Money

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic online dating sites have seen a tremendous surge in memberships. People are seeking romance online since in person dating was sharply curtailed by lock downs. ...