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Microsoft just gave you a great way to fight Windows brute-force attacks

Windows is about to become more secure with a recent update from Microsoft that should block a large number of brute-force hacking attempts.
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As ransomware hits this U.S. hospital, lives could be at risk

One of the nation’s largest hospital chains is suffering from a ransomware attack taking computer records offline for nine days, while patients wait.
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New COVID-19 phishing emails may steal your business secrets

Google Forms are being used by cybercriminals as a way to obtain sensitive information of business owners through COVID-19 phishing emails.
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Is there a NordVPN Prime Day deal?

If you're looking for a great online suite, the NordVPN Complete package is 64% off and comes with three free months. Grab it before October Prime Day is over!
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This dangerous new hacker tool makes phishing worryingly easy

Setting up phishing campaigns for Microsoft 365 has become a relatively straightforward process due to a phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform named Caffeine.
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Intel Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked — should you be worried?

Intel has confirmed that the source code for the Alder Lake BIOS was leaked. What will the consequences be?
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Over 1M credit cards just leaked to criminals on the dark web

Over 1.2 million credit cards have been distributed via the dark web through a recently launched underground marketplace.
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Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
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Google Chrome tops this list of most vulnerable browsers

Google Chrome suffered more vulnerabilities than any other browser in 2022 -- and it wasn't even close -- while a little-known browser had zero.
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Hackers have found a way to hack you that you’d never expect

A security flaw has allowed a ransomware gang to effectively prevent antivirus programs from running properly on a system.
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A new phishing scam pretends to be your boss sending you an email

A business email compromise campaign deceives a company employee into thinking their boss is authorizing a payment, but it's actually a bad actor.
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New phishing method looks just like the real thing, but it steals your passwords

This new phishing method could make it possible for hackers to steal important data by cloning a trustworthy website or app in Application Mode.
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This dangerous vulnerability tricks researchers by mimicking old threats

The CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082 zero-day flaw has been brought to Microsoft's attention after its Exchange email servers were left exposed to bad actors.
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North Korean hackers create fake job offers to steal important data

Microsoft has found that North Korea-based hackers have been using various software and creating fake jobs to carry out malicious cyberattacks.
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This dangerous hacking tool is now on the loose, and the consequences could be huge

A dangerous hacking tool has just been cracked and is now spreading quickly, potentially putting countless people at risk.
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If the Mac gets a Dynamic Island, I’m not sure I want it

One intrepid designer has just brought the Dynamic Island to Apple’s MacBooks in a new render, but I’m not sure it’s a good idea. Here’s why it might not work.
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New malware can steal your credit card details — and it’s spreading fast

New subscription-based malware is making the rounds, and it can steal anything from passwords to your credit card details.
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This new Windows 11 feature will help you protect your passwords

The latest Windows 11 update comes with a new feature that will help you make sure your Windows password is protected. Here's how it works.
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Hackers may be hiding in plain sight on your favorite website

Security researchers have detailed how domain shadowing is becoming increasingly popular for cybercriminals.
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Malwarebytes resolves error that was blocking Google this morning

Are you having problems with using Google services and websites? It's not just you. Many Malwarebytes users are currently experiencing serious problems.
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This huge DDoS attack was one of the longest ever recorded

An unprecedented distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack saw over 25.3 billion requests being sent to a target.
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The Windows 11 2022 Update has officially launched — here’s how to install it

Here's how to know if your device is eligible for the Windows 11 version 22H2 update and how to install the software for your Windows 11 or Windows 10 devices.
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Spellcheckers in Google Chrome could expose your passwords

Are you using an enhanced version of spellchecker in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome? Bad news -- your personal information might be at risk.
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How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting

If you have an important call coming up, we're here to tell you how to join a Microsoft Teams meeting in four easy ways.
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Beware: Hackers are using a clever Microsoft Edge malvertising scam

If you're using Microsoft Edge, you need to be careful -- a new malvertising campaign could put your PC at risk.
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Move over, Apple — Camo’s update takes on Continuity Camera

Reincubate Camo has come out swinging against Apple's Continuity Camera technology with a slew of new controls you won't find anywhere else.
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Uber says it’s investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’

Computer systems belonging to ridesharing giant Uber appear to have been targeted by hackers in what could be a serious security breach.
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This Microsoft Teams exploit could leave your account vulnerable

Security analysts spotted a huge vulnerability in Microsoft Teams, but Microsoft has decided not to address the problem. Here's how to stay safe.
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If you own a Lenovo PC, you need to update it immediately

Lenovo recently issues a security update to hundreds of laptop, desktop, and server models to address six BIOS vulnerabilities.
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Update your Mac now to patch this crucial security flaw

Apple just fixed its eighth zero-day flaw, approaching a new record number of actively exploited vulnerabilities in 2022 that affect Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
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Your Steam account could be in danger because of this new phishing technique

Hackers found a clever new way to hack Steam accounts. Here's how to make sure that you're staying safe.
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Online payment fraud has doubled over the past seven years

Online payment fraud has doubled over the past few years, with the largest jump happening between 2020 and 2021. Here's how and why it's happening more.
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Hackers can now sneak malware into the GIFs you share

This new attack uses Microsoft Teams and GIFs to mount phishing attacks on your computer.
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Here’s why people are saying two-factor authentication isn’t perfect

Two-factor authentication was a big step forward for app and device security, but it isn't perfect.