CyberSecurity Blog

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

ICYMI: The great thing about standards is that they provide a standard.  A common framework that the manufacturers in any given industry can design around.  That’s amazing when everything works the way it’s …http://dlvr.it/SHcMRc

Purple Fox Trojan Delivering Malware Via Popular Messaging App

A research team from Minerva Labs are working in conjunction with the MalwareHunterTeam. They have recently been tracking a Trojan called Purple Fox and have published a warning about it. The group …http://dlvr.it/SHcG1J

LastPass Says There Is No Evidence Of Data Breach

ICYMI: There are strange events swirling around LastPass. LastPass is a popular password safe and identity protection service. Recently Twitter exploded with reports from around the world of people who received a notification …http://dlvr.it/SHYhY0

Crime Shop Sells Hacked Logins to Other Crime Shops

Up for the “Most Meta Cybercrime Offering” award this year is Accountz Club, a new cybercrime store that sells access to purloined accounts at services built for cybercriminals, including shops peddling stolen payment cards and identities, spamming tools, email and phone bombing services, and those selling authentication cookies for a slew of popular websites. Criminals…
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FTC Enforcing That Businesses Patch Log4j Java Security Issue

By now you’re almost certainly aware of the Log4j Java issue. It’s a serious and fixable flaw relating to java logging. Recently the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a …http://dlvr.it/SHYZxX

New Windows 11 Bug Found With Displaying HDR Content

ICYMI: If you’re one of the early adopters of Windows 11 then you may have already experienced the latest bug that crept into the mix as of build 21H2. Apps that utilize Win32 …http://dlvr.it/SHVHhF

Google Working Towards Easier Integration Between Android And Windows

If you’re managing a company of any size and interested in copying from some other firm’s playbook, Apple is almost always a good choice.  Even the folks at Google seem to think …http://dlvr.it/SHVFcQ

New Data Breach Hits US Cellular Company

It’s the dawning of a new year and the hackers of the world have been busy.  This time it’s US Cellular caught in the crosshairs. The company recently reported that their billing …http://dlvr.it/SHQr5t

FCC Approves Plans For WiFi 6 To Open Wireless Spectrum

ICYMI: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gets a lot of bad press.  Sometimes there are good reasons for that but much of the time there are not really any good reasons.  As the …http://dlvr.it/SHQqKX

IRS Will Soon Require Selfies for Online Access

If you created an online account to manage your tax records with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), those login credentials will cease to work later this year. The agency says that by the summer of 2022, the only way to log in to irs.gov will be through ID.me, an online identity verification service that…
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