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Cybersecurity Tech Accord: Major tech companies unite to fight cyberattacks

April 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

A group of 34 major tech companies, including Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft, HP, RSA, and Oracle, have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. This accord promises to establish partnerships to share vulnerabilities, provide consumers with better ways to protect themselves, and refuse […]


Software Security

The best Android antivirus apps of 2018

April 16, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

With smartphones and tablets becoming more powerful and more popular each day, it’s important to remember that, like PCs and laptops, it’s possible to come across viruses and malware on mobile devices. There are, however, antivirus apps available for Android […]


Software Security

Windows servers running IIS 6.0 targeted by crypto-mining hackers

April 16, 2018

Via: TheInquirer

HACKERS ARE EXPLOITING previously discovered – and patched – IIS 6.0 vulnerability to take control of Windows servers and mine Electroneum cryptocurrency. First identified by two researchers in China in March 2017, the CVE-2017-7269 vulnerability allows hackers to install a […]


Software Security

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

April 13, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Enterprises have enough to worry about with the data breaches that seem to occur each week, but now you’re learning that social networking systems are gathering and using all sorts of data about everyone. Not only information about you, your […]


Software Security

How to securely delete files in Windows 10

April 13, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Most Windows users know that when you delete a file it isn’t really deleted. In the first instance it is stored in the Recycle Bin, which gives you a reprieve on those occasions when you didn’t mean to delete it […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Cortana allows researchers to bypass password lock with voice commands

March 7, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Whether you are a user of Cortana or not, the digital assistant appears to be here to stay for the long haul. Security researchers Tal Be’ery and Amichai Shulman have found that Cortana is able to respond to commands even […]


Software Security

DDoS attack on GitHub included a ransom demand embedded in the payload

March 6, 2018

Via: TechSpot

As we reported last week code repository, GitHub was hit with the largest DDoS attack ever recorded on Wednesday. The directed denial of service only incapacitated the site for around nine minutes, but the strike pummeled servers with data volumes […]


Software Security

McAfee 2018 Review: Much Improved

February 28, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

McAfee’s 2018 Windows antivirus lineup can cover all the devices of a large family. All of the company’s products come with a file shredder, many have an excellent password manager, and the top end offers backup software. Many of the […]


Software Security

Kaspersky fires another lawsuit at US government over federal ban

February 14, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

RUSSIAN SECURITY OUTFIT Kaspersky continues to retaliate against the US government’s decision to ban its security products by filing yet another lawsuit. On Monday, the Russia-headquartered cybersecurity firm filed a new lawsuit case with the US District Court for Columbia. […]


Software Security

Net Neutrality: Why it’s Vital for Digital Transformation

February 9, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

The FCC’s recent net neutrality ruling has the potential enterprises engaged in digital business, and cloud companies and their customers are forced into paying premiums for their Internet access. Until a few months ago, it was thought that the issue […]