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Extension Granted For Windows 7 Support For Six Months

Microsoft has had a firm date to end support for Windows 7 on the books for over a year. They've insisted repeatedly that there was no flexibility in the date, so Windows ...

Watch Out for Egregor Ransomware Now Hitting The Scene

A new ransomware strain burst onto the scene in September of this year (2020). Dubbed 'Egregor' by the research team at Digital Shadows who discovered it, it has already claimed more than ...

New Phone Malware Signs You Up For Expensive Subscriptions

Researchers at Check Point have recently discovered a new malware threat that  targets mobile device users. Dubbed WAPDropper, this is a multi-function bit of code that's capable of being outfitted with a ...

Some Spotify Users Reporting Possible Hacking Of Their Account

Are you a Spotify user? If so, you've got plenty of company. It's one of the shining success stories on the web, and has grown to become one of the most popular ...

The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you're a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on ...

New Scam Lures Victims With Promise Of Federal Assistance

If you're a US citizen, scammers have found a new way to make money at your expense, using the global pandemic as a 'hook.' Since the start of the pandemic, there have been ...

Hackers Using Minecraft Modpacks To Distribute Malware On Android Devices

If you're an avid gamer, you're almost certainly at least passingly familiar with Minecraft, and you may be an active player. Despite its blocky, simplistic graphics, it's the most popular game of ...

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot. Google recently announced that as of early next year, the company is ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It's time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates. The company has been analyzing passwords retrieved from the Dark Web to ...

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