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Photos of travelers crossing U.S. border exposed in cyberattack

With growing use of biometrics at the border, are we leaving our personal data exposed to hacking?

15 June 2019 min read

Evernote vulnerability puts data of 4.6M users at risk

perex__ Radiohead, the FBI, and a new threat called GoldBrute round out the cybersecurity news of the week

Radiohead, the FBI, and a new threat called GoldBrute round out the cybersecurity news of the week

14 June 2019 min read

Avast Business report may help explain why users are resisting Microsoft’s BlueKeep patch

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Read a new report from Avast Business to find out why users are resisting an easy patch that could prevent Microsoft’s BlueKeep vulnerability from becoming a major cybersecurity incident.

12 June 2019 min read

Beware the adware, and more news of the week

perex__ A sophisticated strain of adware called BeiTaAd lurked in the background of Google Play apps downloaded 440 million times.

A sophisticated strain of adware called BeiTaAd lurked in the background of Google Play apps downloaded 440 million times.

7 June 2019 min read

Financial firm sued over breach, and more news of the week

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A data breach victim slapped a class-action lawsuit on First American Financial for a data breach exposing 885 million files

31 May 2019 min read

Can hacking of the 2020 elections be prevented?

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Officials and citizen watchdogs are working to prevent hacking of the 2020 elections. But can they do enough?

26 May 2019 min read

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The router vulnerability that lingered for years, and more news of the week

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TechCrunch reported that the Chinese company TP-Link had not addressed a vulnerability in its routers first discovered in 2017.

25 May 2019 min read

Closing the cybercrime superstore and more news of the week

perex__ Europol busts an international cyber syndicate; spyware infects WhatsApp; Forbes online subscribers get hacked; and Zombieload rises.

Europol busts an international cyber syndicate; spyware infects WhatsApp; Forbes online subscribers get hacked; and Zombieload rises.

17 May 2019 min read

Cybercrime comes to school lunches

perex__ School lunches exec faces felony charges related to the hacking of his rival’s network to expose weak security

School lunches exec faces felony charges related to the hacking of his rival’s network to expose weak security

11 May 2019 min read

This week in cybersecurity: Fighting hackers with missiles

perex__ Israel responded to a Hamas cyberattack by bombing the enemy’s HQ, Baltimore grapples with ransomware, and the surprisingly small Dark Web

Israel responded to a Hamas cyberattack by bombing the enemy’s HQ, Baltimore grapples with ransomware, and the surprisingly small Dark Web

10 May 2019 min read

Why Android users must remain vigilant about malicious apps

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Byron Acohido sits down with with Nikolaos Chrysaidos, head of Mobile Threat Intelligence & Security at Avast Threat Labs

6 May 2019 min read

What is credential stuffing, and why is my smart security camera vulnerable to it?

perex__ Protect yourself from one of today’s top threats and keep hackers from your security camera accounts

Protect yourself from one of today’s top threats and keep hackers from your security camera accounts

4 May 2019 min read