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WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

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__ 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__ 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

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__ {value=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__ {value=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

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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

What does your ISP know about you?

perex__ The FTC ordered seven broadband providers to disclose just what they’re doing with your info.

The FTC ordered seven broadband providers to disclose just what they’re doing with your info.

27 March 2019 min read

Avast app earns top marks, 138 others called out as deceptive

perex__ Avast earned 100%, but these 138 other security apps are considered “risky.”

Avast earned 100%, but these 138 other security apps are considered “risky.”

22 March 2019 min read

Malware with more might and other weekly security news

perex__ An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

22 March 2019 min read