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Wi-Fi security has been breached, say researchers

We discovered serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs). Concretely, attackers can use this novel attack technique to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted. This can be abused to […]

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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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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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Locky Ransomware Is Spreading

Victims are usually sent via email a Microsoft Word document purporting to be an invoice that requires a macro, or a small application that does some function. Macros are disabled by default by Microsoft due to the security dangers. Users who encounter a macro see a warning if a document contains one. If macros are enabled, the […]

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