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Typos can get you hacked in latest cybersecurity threat

Fake websites look just like the real ones, but steal your logins, harvest cryptocurrency, and infect your computer and phone in the latest cybersecurity threat.
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Are Windows 11 security features killing your gaming performance? You might be surprised

Windows 11's security features kill your gaming performance, right? Microsoft brought this year-old issue back up, and we think it is high time to revisit it.
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Passwords are hard and people are lazy, new report shows

Survey finds that online security is too difficult and most of us simply won't bother with multiple,strong and unique passwords.
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Dashlane will secure and change your online experiences for the better

Dashlane is a password manager and online companion that completely changes how you log in to accounts and secure data. It's for individuals and businesses.
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Microsoft data breach exposed sensitive data of 65,000 companies

Microsoft is in a disagreement with a security research firm regarding how a recent breach of its servers has been handled.
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DuckDuckGo’s new browser could help keep Mac users safe on the web

DuckDuckGo's privacy-first web browser has moved from the iPhone to the Mac and it might have even more security and safety than Apple's Safari.
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The latest Firefox release redesigns its private browsing feature

Mozilla shows off its Private Browsing mode updates and design makeovers for Cybersecurity month.
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Microsoft Edge now warns when your typos can lead to being phished

Microsoft has added a new feature to its Defender SmartScreen service to protect users from landing on typo webpages that might be phishing scams.
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This new malware is targeting Facebook accounts – make sure yours is safe

Ducktail malware started as a threat to only Facebook Business accounts, but now everyone is in danger. Here's what you need to know to protect your account.
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Google wants to kill your passwords on Android and Chrome with passkeys

Google shared its plans to launch passkeys and make insecure passwords a thing of the pass as part of an industrywide initiative.
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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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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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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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2K warns users to beef up cyber security after support team gets hacked

2K Games is urging users to change their passwords after a hacker breached its support team and sent emails to certain players containing malicious links.
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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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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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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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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.