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Text scam lies about U.S. stimulus check

Plus, a new Twitter bot names vulnerabilities and a gold company suffers a six-month data breach

6 November 2020 min read

Apple Fixes Numerous Zero-Day iOS Flaws | Avast

perex__ Update now to 14.2 to protect your iOS and iPadOS devices from new, previously unknown vulnerabilities

Update now to 14.2 to protect your iOS and iPadOS devices from new, previously unknown vulnerabilities

6 November 2020 min read

Understanding and preventing cross-site scripting attacks

perex__ Getting to know these highly customizable cyberattacks and how to protect yourself from them

Getting to know these highly customizable cyberattacks and how to protect yourself from them

4 November 2020 min read

Zoom begins offering end-to-end encryption

perex__ Plus, cyberattacks continue hitting hospitals and Amazon suffers a data leak

Plus, cyberattacks continue hitting hospitals and Amazon suffers a data leak

30 October 2020 min read

A final 2020 U.S. election security update

perex__ {value=Local voting systems are highly vulnerable to ransomware attempts}

Local voting systems are highly vulnerable to ransomware attempts

28 October 2020 min read

Another 21 malware apps found on Google Play

perex__ {value=Even though adware is hidden by design, there are still steps you can take to protect yourself}

Even though adware is hidden by design, there are still steps you can take to protect yourself

26 October 2020 min read

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Attackers target distance learning systems

perex__ Plus, Photoshop introduces “neural filters” and scammers take advantage of the pandemic by pretending to be Microsoft

Plus, Photoshop introduces “neural filters” and scammers take advantage of the pandemic by pretending to be Microsoft

23 October 2020 min read

Microsoft and U.S. Cyber Command try to take down TrickBot

perex__ Private and public sectors come together for botnet removal effort

Private and public sectors come together for botnet removal effort

22 October 2020 min read

Major security flaw found in app-connected sex toy

perex__ When it comes to your devices, be on the lookout for signs of so-called abandonware

When it comes to your devices, be on the lookout for signs of so-called abandonware

18 October 2020 min read

Facebook puts temporary ban on political ads post-election

perex__ Plus, ransomware attackers pay to prey and students begin to feel the “digital divide”

Plus, ransomware attackers pay to prey and students begin to feel the “digital divide”

16 October 2020 min read

October election update: Hacking and suppressing the vote

perex__ Exploring voter suppression and voter fraud in the Trump campaign

Exploring voter suppression and voter fraud in the Trump campaign

14 October 2020 min read

Do families really need parental controls?

perex__ Talking about online safety isn’t enough

Talking about online safety isn’t enough

14 October 2020 min read