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Microsoft releases additional updates to protect against potential nation-state activity

On May 12, 2017, the WannaCrypt ransomware served as an all too real example of the danger of cyber attacks to individuals and businesses globally. In reviewing the updates for this month, some vulnerabilities were identified that pose elevated risk of cyber attacks by government organizations, sometimes referred to as nation-state actors or other copycat […]

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How to check for Pegasus iOS Spyware on your iPhone or iPad

What is Pegasus Spyware? Pegasus is professionally developed and highly advanced in its use of zero-day vulnerabilities, code obfuscation, and encryption. It uses sophisticated function hooking to subvert OS- and application-layer security in voice/audio calls and apps including Gmail, Facebook, WhatsApp, Facetime, Viber, WeChat, Telegram, Apple’s built-in messaging and email apps, and others. It steals […]

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Google made 2-Step authentication easier to use

Google has added a feature to make 2-Step verification easier. Instead entering a verification code, you can get approved by a prompt on your phone. To enable this option, go to My Account, section “Sign-in & Security” and choose “Signing in to Google” followed by “2-Step Verification.” There, choose “Google Prompt” as the default option, […]

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Vulnerability security patch for AirPort Base Stations

AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7 is now available and addresses the following: AirPort Base Station Firmware Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n; AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution […]

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Apple ending support for QuickTime for Windows and you should uninstall it

According to Trend Micro, Apple will no longer be providing security updates for QuickTime for Windows. The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued an alert recommending Windows users to uninstall QuickTime 7 as new vulnerabilities have been discovered. Computers running QuickTime for Windows will continue to work after support ends. However, using unsupported software […]

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Opera added a free VPN to its browser

Web browser Opera has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into its software. We are the first major browser maker to integrate an unlimited and free VPN or virtual private network. Now, you don’t have to download VPN extensions or pay for VPN subscriptions to access blocked websites and to shield your browsing when on […]

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