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How secure is your smart home network?

See how your smart devices and personal Wi-Fi are vulnerable to hacks. Learn 3 easy ways to secure your home network.

22 April 2019 min read

Hijacking the internet and more news of the week

perex__ DNS hijackers attempt to undermine the entire infrastructure of the internet… and that’s just one exploit by this week’s bad guys.

DNS hijackers attempt to undermine the entire infrastructure of the internet… and that’s just one exploit by this week’s bad guys.

19 April 2019 min read

Facebook wants your friends

perex__ The social media behemoth imported the contact info of 1.5 million users without their consent.

The social media behemoth imported the contact info of 1.5 million users without their consent.

18 April 2019 min read

WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

perex__ Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

12 April 2019 min read

The palace of malice and other weekly news

perex__ {value=Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail. }

Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

12 April 2019 min read

Cyber-extortion is spreading

perex__ {value=Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season. }

Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

11 April 2019 min read

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Ever feel like you’re being watched?

perex__ A vacationing family were shocked to discover a hidden camera in their Airbnb — learn the traveler’s best defense against such sneakiness.

A vacationing family were shocked to discover a hidden camera in their Airbnb — learn the traveler’s best defense against such sneakiness.

11 April 2019 min read

Winter is malware-infected, and more news of the week

perex__ Beware Game of Thrones pirated episodes and a new malware called Xwo, Georgia Tech students are exposed in a breach, and AriZona Iced Tea suffers a steep cyberattack.

Beware Game of Thrones pirated episodes and a new malware called Xwo, Georgia Tech students are exposed in a breach, and AriZona Iced Tea suffers a steep cyberattack.

5 April 2019 min read

New Facebook data breach exposes 540M records

perex__ Here we go again... Half a billion Facebook records including user names, passwords and likes posted publicly online.

Here we go again... Half a billion Facebook records including user names, passwords and likes posted publicly online.

3 April 2019 min read

Data breach affects Planet Hollywood, Buca di Beppo customers

perex__ 2 million credit and debit cards available on the dark web for weeks.

2 million credit and debit cards available on the dark web for weeks.

3 April 2019 min read

Lithuanian scam artist teaches Google and Facebook a 122 million dollar lesson

perex__ What can we learn from the man who stole $122 million from Google and Facebook without them even noticing?

What can we learn from the man who stole $122 million from Google and Facebook without them even noticing?

29 March 2019 min read

Your kids’ info for sale and more news

perex__ Children’s personal data is the new holy grail of identity theft, one extreme PewDiePie fan creates strange ransomware, and UC Browser apps have weak security.

Children’s personal data is the new holy grail of identity theft, one extreme PewDiePie fan creates strange ransomware, and UC Browser apps have weak security.

29 March 2019 min read