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2019 Sees A Huge Rise In Ransomware Attacks

According to FBI statistics, in 2013 there were 991 tracked incidents of ransomware attacks against business, resulting in losses slightly exceeding half a million dollars. The number of incidents steadily increased through ...

Twitter Will Soon Release New Features With Update

Twitter recently announced the addition of a new "Hide Replies" feature, which will give the platform's users a bit more control over conversations that stem from the tweets they make. Twitter Senior ...

Report States Bots Account For 20 Percent Of Web Traffic

How much of the web's traffic would you estimate to be fake, if you had to guess?  The answer to that question might surprise you.  According to the 2019 Bad Bot Report ...

Popular Android Apps Banned For Sending User Data To China

A major Chinese developer is in hot water with Google from an extensive BuzzFeed investigation which revealed that the company's apps were abusing user permissions, allowing the company to commit fraud on ...

Recent Data Breach May Affect Hotmail And Outlook Users

Microsoft recently confirmed that the login credentials of one of its customer support agents was compromised. This allows unknown third parties to log in and gain access to data contained in an ...

Driver In Some WiFi Devices Could Allow Hackers Access

You almost certainly do not know the name Hugues Anguelkov.  He's an intern working for Quarkslab, where he spends his time researching potential security issues. He's also a bit of an unsung ...

Reading Articles On Updated Google Chrome Will Become Easier

Google has some good news for PC users who surf the web using their Chrome browser. Google is adding a new feature called "Reader Mode", which will strip out unnecessary background clutter ...

Latest Scam Involves People’s Social Security Numbers

There's a new scam making the rounds, and it's a particularly nasty one involving your social security number. Here's how it works: You may get a robocall seemingly from the government, claiming ...

Removing USB Gets Easier In Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has recently rolled out a small but important change where USB connected devices are concerned. The changes have been heralded as an improvement by some and seen as a step backward ...

Update On New Microsoft Edge Browser

Microsoft is slowly inching closer to a mainstream release of a new version of its Edge Browser for Windows 10, this one based around Chromium technology. Recently, Microsoft released Canary, a developer ...