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Linux Gets Its Own Wannacry-like Variant

If you thought we’d seen the last of the Wannacry ransomware, think again. Recently, a new threat has been discovered that targets Linux users. It should be noted up front that “SambaCry” ...

Disconnect Wi-Fi Autoconnect Bug Could Allow Access To Your Smartphone

A new bug has been discovered that impacts both Android and iOS devices. If you use a smartphone that contains Broadcom Wi-Fi chips, and you probably do, the newly discovered exploit allows ...

CopyCat Malware Taking Android Devices By Storm

Researchers at the security firm Check Point have uncovered a new strain of malware they’re calling CopyCat that has taken the internet by storm, infecting millions of Android devices in South and ...

Some Intel Processors Could Crash Systems With Hyperthreading Enabled

If you’re using a machine with a Skylake or Kaby Lake Intel processor, you should know that under certain conditions, it may be prone to crashing if hyperthreading is enabled. The problem ...

Why Do Ransomware Attacks Continue To Rise?

The total number of ransomware attacks has seen a massive spike, with nearly 50 percent more attacks against PCs occurring this year than last year. In the same time period, ransomware attacks ...

Social Media Data Helping To Predict Violent Threats

A new study conducted by Cardiff University provides some insights about the power of social media that are both surprising and completely expected in the same moment. The study focused on Twitter ...

If You Visited This Site, You May Have Been Infected

Do you visit the GodLike Productions forum? If you’re not sure what that is, then you don’t have anything to worry about, but if you’re a member of that forum, you may ...

Hackers Can Easily Access Some WiMax Routers

If you use a router built on old WiMAX technology, be advised that you’re very likely at risk. The severe security flaws were discovered by the security firm SEC Consult, and take ...

Update Issued To Address Microsoft Malware Engine Issue

Microsoft has issued an emergency, out-of-band patch to shore up some critical weaknesses in Window’s Malware Protection Engine. This is an unseen part of the OS that actively scans and prevents malicious ...

Chrome Discovery Gives More Reason To Cover Your Laptop Camera

An AOL developer named Ran Bar-Zik has unearthed a disturbing flaw in Chrome that may make you rethink using Google’s web browser. The issue revolves around a website’s ability to activate your ...

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