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Illegal Movie Downloads Can Give Your Device Malware

If you're like a lot of people stuck at home during the pandemic, you probably ran out of Netflix titles to watch a couple of weeks ago. As a result, researchers have ...

Payment Protection And Stimulus Programs Are Being Used By Scammers

Just about everyone in the country has been negatively impacted by the pandemic. That is why the government is sending relief via the Payment Protection Program, the stimulus program, and other programs. ...

Microsoft Stopped Hackers Using GIFs To Access User Data

Microsoft Teams (which is the company's Enterprise chat app) isn't all business. Like most other chat apps, it allows those who use it to send amusing animated Gif images. Unfortunately, that proved ...

Another Text Bug Could Crash Your iPhone

The more things change, the more they stay the same. When Apple released iOS 11 a few years back, the company had a serious issue revolving around text messages and foreign language ...

Trickbot Leads The Pack In COVID-19 Malware

Recently, security companies all over the world have seen a surge in spam, hacking, and scam campaigns that are taking advantage of the fear and confusion surrounding the global pandemic. They're using ...

Some Smart WiFi Linksys Routers May Need A Password Reset

If you have a home network, odds are good that you use a Linksys router. In fact, it's a brand that a great many small and medium sized businesses rely on as ...

Agent Tesla Malware Steals WiFi Passwords From Infected Users

A few new variants of the Agent Tesla info-stealer malware have been spotted in the wild and should be on your radar if they're not already. The new variants are more dangerous ...

Gmail Blocks Millions Of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Daily

Google's popular Gmail service has been busy. In a typical day, the company's email system blocks more than a hundred million phishing emails. During the last week alone, the company reports that ...

Hackers Stopped With Help of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) recently played an instrumental role in taking down a botnet made up of more than 400,000 devices. A botnet is a tool that hackers use to invade ...

Beware Of Phishing Emails Appearing As From The Federal Government

The Digital Security firm Inky reports that they've discovered a new, disturbing phishing campaign you should be aware of. The company has spotted a disturbing number of scam emails purporting to be ...

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