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Windows Makes Changes To Avoid Finger Command Security Vulnerability

Hackers use a variety of techniques to infiltrate systems and make off with data, but one of the more effective approaches is to use the system against itself. There are a number ...

Anne-Marie & Chuck Lerch on Cybersecurity with Hire Power Radio

Anne-Marie and Chuck Lerch of HI Tech Hui sat down for a podcast interview with Rick Girard and Hire Power Radio to discuss our favorite topic, cybersecurity! With Cyber crime is up over 650%, most office workers are working from home, ...

CEO Fraud - Inside A Cyber Crime Story

CEO Fraud is a 'Billion Dollar Business Email Compromise' scam in which cybercriminals spoof company email accounts and impersonate executives to try and fool an employee in accounting or HR into executing unauthorized wire transfers, or sending out confidential tax information.   ...

Bluetooth Vulnerability Could Affect The Majority Of Devices

Do you have a smartphone, tablet, laptop or a "smart" device in your home? Or perhaps the better question is, how many of those devices do you have? Whatever your number is, ...

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands ...

Intel AMT Releases Security Update For Some Processors

Recently, Intel released a very important update designed to address nine separate security flaws in their chipsets as part of their September 2020 Platform Update. Of the flaws addressed by this fix, ...

Hackers Used Windows Theme Packs To Hack Passwords

Are you a fan of customizing your Windows experience via themes? If so, you're not alone. While it's true that themes aren't used by a majority of Windows users, they're still highly ...

Some NAS Devices Are Being Exploited By Remote Hackers

Do you have any network-attached storage (NAS) devices attached to your home or corporate network? If so, be advised that they've become the new favorite inroad for hackers around the world. According ...

New Malware Maker Got Past Apple Security

Apple has been historically very good at keeping malware out of their app store, and they're constantly improving their security protocols on that front. In fact, since February of this year (2020), ...

Security Issues Increasing With More People Working From Home

According to a recently published report by Malwarebytes, the global pandemic may be behind the recent surge in cyberattacks against businesses of all sizes. While it wasn't immediately apparent, the pandemic forced ...