Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

| October 17, 2017

Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol today. Most devices and routers currently rely on WPA2 to encrypt your WiFi traffic, so chances are you’re affected. But first, let’s clarify what an attacker can and cannot do using the KRACK vulnerability. The attacker can intercept some of the traffic between your device and your […]

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ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware

ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware

| September 21, 2017

Are you sure the version of WhatsApp, or Skype, or VLC Player installed on your device is legitimate? Security researchers have discovered that legitimate downloads of several popular applications including WhatsApp, Skype, VLC Player and WinRAR have reportedly been compromised at the ISP level to distribute the infamous FinFisher spyware also known as FinSpy. FinSpy is a […]

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Best Buy removes Kaspersky from store offerings

Best Buy removes Kaspersky from store offerings

| September 9, 2017

The American retail giant Best Buy will no longer sell software from the Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab amid escalating tension over the U.S. government’s claims that the company shares information with Russian intelligence agencies. “Kaspersky Lab and Best Buy have suspended their relationship at this time; however, the relationship may be re-evaluated in the […]

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FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

| August 29, 2017

The FBI has been briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security, current and former senior U.S. officials familiar with the matter tell CyberScoop. The briefings are one part of an escalating conflict between the U.S. government and Kaspersky amid long-running suspicions among […]

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Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

| June 28, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release. With the launch of its Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release […]

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Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

| June 17, 2017

Social media networks are no doubt a quick and powerful way to share information and ideas, but not everything shared on Facebook or Twitter is true. Misinformation, or “Fake News,” has emerged as a primary issue for social media platforms, seeking to influence millions of people with wrong propaganda and falsehoods. In past years, we […]

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Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

| June 5, 2017

Remember Ramona Fricosu? A Colorado woman was ordered to unlock her encrypted Toshiba laptop while the FBI was investigating alleged mortgage fraud in 2012, but she declined to decrypt the laptop saying that she did not remember the password. Later the United States Court ruled that Police can force defendants to decrypt their electronic devices, […]

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