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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 ...

Americans Want Local Governments To Spend More On Cyber Security

While a significant percentage of Americans are suspicious of government spending beyond the essentials, there's at least one notable exception, according to a recent survey conducted by SecurityFirst. A majority (74 ...

Google Cracking Down On 3rd Party Browser Extension Installs

Malicious code can wind up on your PC or phone by any number of roads.  Companies do their best to guard the digital passes, but invariably, things get missed and the ...

Another Vulnerability Found In Intel CPU’s

More bad news for Intel. Yet another security flaw has been identified in the processors the company makes.  This one is so newly discovered that the full technical details have yet ...

The U.S. Is The Most At Risk Nation For Cyber Attacks

Being "number 1" isn't always a good thing.  Rapid7 has just published their third annual "National Exposure Index," and unfortunately, the United States has the dubious honor of being the nation ...

Yahoo Messenger Will Shut Down In July

It's the end of the line for Yahoo Messenger.  As of July, it will be no more, marking the end of an era. The announcement comes just six months after AIM ...

New InvisiMole Malware Turns Your System Into A Video Camera

Another week, another new threat.  This time, in the form of a new strain of malware that researchers are calling InvisiMole.  The new threat was discovered by researchers at ESET, who ...

Microsoft Ending Forum Support For Older Operating Systems

Big changes are coming from Microsoft starting in July (exact date unknown), and it has potentially dire implications if you're using some of the company's older technology.       Microsoft ...

Attackers Targeting Job Seekers Via Listings And Recruitment

Cyber-criminals around the world are increasingly focusing their attention on job seekers.  According to the security firm Flashpoint, there has been a notable uptick in ploys involving phony job listings that ...

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