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Archive for June, 2021

SolarMarker Malware Stealing User Information Through PDFs

The hackers behind the malware called SolarMarker have begun using an innovative and unexpected means of distributing their poisoned code. They've started publishing PDF documents filled with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) keywords ...

Over 3 Million Affected By Volkswagen Group Data Breach

The Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA), a subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group, recently disclosed a large scale data breach that exposed the personal data of more than three million VW customers. ...

Latest Windows 10 Update Adds News And Interest Features

Microsoft's "News and Interests" feature has been on their road map and in testing for quite some time, but recently, the company rolled it out to the mainstream, enabling the new features ...

Data Breach Hits McDonalds In US And Other Countries

McDonalds is the latest major corporation to fall victim to a hacking attack. The fast-food giant does business in more than 100 countries and has nearly 40,000 locations globally with more than ...

Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise For Educators

According to an alert recently issued by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre, colleges and universities worldwide are at increased risk of being targeted by a ransomware attack like the one that ...

Microsoft Edge Browser Getting Automatic HTTPS Web Security Feature

The latest version of Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser will follow in the footsteps of the other major browsers on the web. As of Edge 92, the browser will automatically switch users ...

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

HDDs are old, well understood technology. They haven't changed much in recent years. In fact, increasingly, people are writing them off, preferring SSDs for their greater speed and smaller size, even though ...

Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Have you heard of Amazon Sidewalk? If not, it's definitely something you should be aware of. Depending on your point of view, the new feature, which was enabled by default on a ...

Email Unsubscribe Scam Can Easily Fool Any User

Scammers are increasingly relying on a tried and true bit of social engineering to fool unsuspecting users into unwittingly signing up to receive a flood of additional spam email. They accomplish this ...

Update VMWare Software Immediately To Avoid Possible Attack

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recently issued a warning to all companies running VMware Vcenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation. They are asking them to download and apply the latest ...

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