Gmail users beware: a very convincing, very deceitful, phishing scam has been making its way around the Internet. The scam targets Google Doc and Google Drive users with a lookalike login page designed to steal your username and password. With 425 million active monthly Gmail users, these “phishermen” have cast quite a large net. Before ...
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Before we begin: please take a minute to update all of your iOS devices to the latest iOS version, iOS 7.0.6. Do that now. It takes five minutes. I'll wait. Done? Good. Here's why you needed that update: Apple's iOS and OSX operating systems, the software that makes your iPhone an iPhone and your Mac ...
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Snapchat, the photo-sharing app that lets users send and receive photos that disappear after being viewed, has come under its fair share of fire recently. In January, the company was criticized for ignoring a security flaw that allowed 4.6 million user names and phone numbers to be leaked to the public. This month, another security ...
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Last week, Yahoo! announced on their blog that the email accounts for an unspecified number of users had been compromised by hackers. They also echoed a sentiment frequently found on this blog, that “security attacks are unfortunately becoming a more regular occurrence.” Below are some details about the latest Yahoo! cyber attack, as well as ...
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Customers of nationwide arts and crafts retailer, Michaels, may have something messier to clean up than their latest DIY creation. It appears as though Michaels is the latest victim in a string of cyber attacks targeting major U.S. brands. This attack follows data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, making this the third cybercriminal attack ...
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Smart TVs, refrigerators, and wireless speakers all played a role in the first global Internet-of-Things cyber attack, discovered by security researchers last week. According to these researchers, more than 100,000 Internet-connected “smart” home appliances were manipulated to create a malicious network that spammed unsuspecting victims with 750,000 phishing emails for a period of about 2 ...
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Snapchat is, undeniably, one of the great tech success stories of 2013. The photo sharing app, known for it’s deletion of photos once viewed, gained so much popularity this past year that Facebook offered the founder an astounding $4 billion to sell—4 times the amount they paid for Instagram back in 2012. Unfortunately, 2014 may ...
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If there is one thing we can learn from studying cybercriminal behavior in the previous year, it’s that they will always find ways to use new technologies and trends to their advantage in an attempt to dupe their victims. And despite this constant evolution, it’s also true that cybercriminals have some tried and true tactics ...
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