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Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET’s Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly employ emails utilizing various social engineering tricks in an attempt to lure unsuspecting recipients into clicking malicious links or downloading poisoned files. In […]

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Latest Windows 10 Update Replaces Edge Legacy With Chromium Edge

It’s no secret that Microsoft has struggled where web browsers are concerned. Internet Explorer was basically a security-riddled disaster and was eventually retired for that very reason. The company’s next attempt was Microsoft Edge, but unfortunately, it never gained much traction in the market and the company never did a lot with it. What they […]

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Update Adobe Now For Several Critical Security Updates

Adobe continues to work at a feverish pace to address critical security vulnerabilities in its product line. Their most recent patch addresses a total of ten security flaws across the following four products: Photoshop Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Bridge RoboHelp Of the ten flaws addressed by the latest patch, seven are rated as being Critical […]

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Security Is Top Priority In Latest Chrome Build

Back in February, Google began experimenting with a new feature that defaulted all URLs to use “https:” rather than the less secure “http:.” While defaulting to the secure socket layer isn’t ironclad protection for ‘netizins, it’s certainly a step in the right direction, which is why Google recently promoted the change out of the canary […]

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Hackers Are Using Legitimate Google Services To Wreak Havoc

The Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team recently issued a dire warning that every IT professional should take seriously. They’ve discovered an emerging threat in the form of hackers utilizing legitimate “Contact Us” forms associated with Google websites to distribute malware to unsuspecting site visitors. Since the website is legitimate, it almost always bypasses email […]

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Cross Platform Messaging Service Plan Canceled by Mobile Carriers

About eighteen months ago, a number of big mobile carriers got together to create the “Cross-Carrier Messaging Initiative.” Their goal was to roll out a Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform designed to allow for text messaging across a variety of platforms, creating a seamless user experience. It’s something that sounds simple enough, and it’s a […]

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