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Mega breach, Ring dinged, and other security news

This week’s news roundup features a data breach of over 770 million accounts, security doorbell Ring under fire, new ransomware, and more

18 January 2019 min read

Largest data breach of the year (so far)

perex__ California communications company Voipo was breached, compromising 7 million call logs and 6 million texts.

California communications company Voipo was breached, compromising 7 million call logs and 6 million texts.

17 January 2019 min read

Apps with adware and more security news

perex__ 85 apps found with adware on Google Play, Windows introduces reserve storage, and Neiman Marcus settles its 2013 data breach.

85 apps found with adware on Google Play, Windows introduces reserve storage, and Neiman Marcus settles its 2013 data breach.

11 January 2019 min read

The Dark Overlord, Twitter hijackers, and other bad guys

perex__ The year’s news kicks off with cyberattacks, terrorism, and phishing. Stay strong.

The year’s news kicks off with cyberattacks, terrorism, and phishing. Stay strong.

4 January 2019 min read

Data breaches, DDoS bosses, and modem problems

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This week, one data breach hit a school system in SoCal while another hit none other than NASA.

28 December 2018 min read

Protect your webcam from hackers with these 5 tips

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Boost webcam security with these tips to keep spying eyes and listening ears away.

27 December 2018 min read

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Phishy scams, malicious memes, and a big payday for hackers

perex__ Stay safe by avoiding the Three Questions phishing scam quiz and the hacked Click2Gov payment portal.

Stay safe by avoiding the Three Questions phishing scam quiz and the hacked Click2Gov payment portal.

21 December 2018 min read

Cartoon chaos on Facebook

perex__ Newly-discovered exploit designed to spread spam at scale targets Facebook users.

Newly-discovered exploit designed to spread spam at scale targets Facebook users.

20 December 2018 min read

Top 10 Biggest Data Breaches in 2018

perex__ There have been many, so let’s count down some of the year’s biggest data breaches.

There have been many, so let’s count down some of the year’s biggest data breaches.

20 December 2018 min read

Fake Patche Netflix app steals SMS

perex__ Of course, an app promising unrestricted access to Netflix is a scam. Don’t fall for it!

Of course, an app promising unrestricted access to Netflix is a scam. Don’t fall for it!

14 December 2018 min read

Money & politics: A tale of two breaches and more security news

perex__ Some breach for money, some breach for political gain, and this week’s security news features both.

Some breach for money, some breach for political gain, and this week’s security news features both.

14 December 2018 min read

Fitness fakes, cannabis confusion, and Facebook under fire

perex__ Phony apps, a list of 50,000 victims to be phished, and a pot store’s data breach top this week’s security news.

Phony apps, a list of 50,000 victims to be phished, and a pot store’s data breach top this week’s security news.

7 December 2018 min read