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Old Drivers Could Cause WiFi Issues After Windows 10 Update

Does your computer contain a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your system may suffer a sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the ...

Social Security Administration Seeing High Number Of Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a public service announcement regarding the growing number of Social Security related scams they've been getting reports about. In 2017, just 3,200 people called to ...

New Amazon Order Confirmation Emails Could Be Phishing Attempts

According to Alexa, Amazon is the 4th most visited website in the United States and ranks 8th worldwide.  To say that it gets a lot of traffic every day would be an ...

Data On Millions Of Americans Leaked Through Open Server 

Bob Diachenko, the Director of Cyber Risk Research for Hacken, recently made a disturbing discovery.  He found an ElasticSearch server open and vulnerable on the internet, without so much as a password ...

You Should Be Worried About Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

In the world of data security, cryptocurrency mining software is often overlooked or discounted as a threat because it doesn't do serious harm to the infected system. It bleeds off computing resources, ...

Malicious Messages In PlayStation Can Cause It To Crash

Gamers take the games they play seriously.  So seriously, in fact, that they're not above resorting to dirty tricks to score a win. Recently, social media has been abuzz with reports of ...

Popular NAS Device May Easily Be Compromised

Western Digital has a big problem, and if you use the company's "My Cloud" network-attached storage (NAS) storage devices, you've got one too.  The WD My Cloud service is enormously popular because ...

New Google Chrome Feature Created For Better Password Security

Google is taking yet another important step to help save us from ourselves. The company is releasing a complete redesign of their Chrome browser, which is exciting. There's one feature in particular, ...

Air Canada Customers May Have Had Their Data Exposed 

If you fly Air Canada and use their mobile app, it may be time to change your password. The company recently announced that between August 22nd and August 24th of this year, ...

Survey Shows Teens Are Concerned About Their Screen Time

According to a recent survey conducted by Pew Research Center, 54 percent of teens say that they spend too much time on their cellphones. Acknowledging you have a problem is the first, ...

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