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Malware Takes Down Services At Popular Billing Company

Billtust is major player in the US financial services sector that provides a variety of billing and payment processing services for some of the biggest financial institutions in the nation. On October ...

New Server Data Breach Reported at NordVPN

NordVPN provides a popular Virtual Private Network (VPN) service used by clients around the world. Unfortunately, they recently disclosed that a server in one of their data centers was breached back in ...

Backdoor Could Be Used On Microsoft SQL Without Detection

If you haven't heard of Skip-2.0 yet, prepare to be dismayed. Security researchers have recently discovered an undocumented (until now) backdoor designed for Microsoft SQL servers. It will allow a hacker working ...

Are Hackers Using Popular Assistant Devices To Listen To Users?

The utility of virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home are undeniable.  They're just genuinely handy devices to have around. Unfortunately, they're also prone to abuse and exploits by hackers and ...

Tamper Protection Enabled By Default In Windows 10 Update

Do you have the new Windows 10? If you're not sure, the most recent version (as of the time this article was written) is version 1903, which was the May 2019 update. ...

Twitter Utilized User 2FA Phone Numbers For Ad Targeting

Twitter isn't having a good year.  Over the past twelve months, the company has fessed up to half a dozen bugs and blunders that have left the company with egg on their ...

Screen Protectors Circumvent Fingerprint Security On Samsung Devices

Do you own a Samsung Galaxy S10?  If so, one of the reasons you bought it may be because of its cutting-edge biometric technology. It utilizes ultrasounds to create a detailed 3D ...

RobbinHood Ransomware Another Reason To Back Up Your Systems

The creators of the dreaded 'Robbinhood' ransomware strain are putting their reputation to work for them.  The hackers have recently modified their ransom note in a couple of important ways. First and ...

Pitney Bowes Company Recently Hit By Ransomware

If you're a business owner, you probably utilize at least a few of the services Pitney Bowes offers.  They maintain a global shipping, mailing, e-commerce and financial services empire that touches just ...

Malicious Apps Continue Getting Past Google On Play Store

Say what you want about Google, but the company has a solid track record of doing all they can to keep the Google Play Store relatively free of malicious apps. By most ...

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