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Click Rates For Spam Emails Are Increasing

F-Secure recently published a new report, and their findings are disturbing. The click rates on spam emails increased to 14.2 percent for the second half of 2017, up from 13.4 percent reported ...

Connecting To Aiport Wi-Fi Puts Your Data At Risk

File this away under things you already knew.  Coronet recently released a report entitled "Attention All Passengers:  Airport Networks Are Putting Your Devices & Cloud Apps At Severe Risk," and the news ...

Chrome Now Shows Sites Without SSL as Not Secure 

There is a small but significant change from Google, with the release of Chrome 68.  The updated browser will now prominently notify browsers when they surf their way to non-HTTPS websites, ...

Bluetooth Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Access Devices 

There's a new Bluetooth security vulnerability to be aware of, tracked as CVE-2018-5383, and it's a nasty one. It's a cryptographic vulnerability that affects firmware or operating system software drivers from ...

Girl Scouts Can Now Earn New Badges For High Technical Skills

The girl scouts have officially moved into the 21st century. The Girl Scouts of America recently announced the creation of a whole raft of new badges that address (in the organization's ...

Hackers May Set Their Sights On Your GPS Next

If you're like most people, you probably rely heavily on the GPS function of your phone.  Type in an address and your phone helpfully guides you, turn by turn, to your ...

New Report Shows 32 Percent Increase In Cyber Attacks

Positive Technologies has just released a new report that paints a grim picture for IT professionals.  If your sense is that the number of cyberattacks are increasing, you're not wrong. In ...

Survey Shows Businesses Feel Prepared For A Data Breach

A majority of business owners from around the world (68 percent) feel that they're better prepared to ward off a cyberattack and prevent a data breach than their competitors. This is ...

World Cup Avoided Nearly 25 Million Cyber Attacks This Year

According to the Kremlin, Russia prevented almost twenty five million cyber-attacks during the World Cup this year.   President Vladimir Putin praised the nation's digital security forces by saying the following: ...

Thermal Imaging Could Help Thieves Steal Your Passwords

As if there weren't enough ways for hackers to steal your passwords, now, there's thermal imaging.  If that sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie, think again. Researchers ...

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