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Skype Adds Zoom Feature And Additional Modern Updates

ICYMI: Are you a Skype user?  If so be aware that Microsoft (the company that owns Skype) just added a handy new feature you may want to start taking advantage of right away. …http://dlvr.it/SHLzcr

A New iPhone Bug In HomeKit Could Brick Your Phone

Thank Trevor Spiniolas’ sharp eyes if you own an iPhone.  The independent security researcher recently discovered a critical security flaw in iOS that impacts all version from 14.7 to 15.2. If exploited, …http://dlvr.it/SHLw03

This New Malware Steals Passwords From Popular Browsers

A new threat has appeared on the horizon. Even if the name is not familiar to you this malware strain is bad news indeed. Called RedLine it is an information-stealing malware that …http://dlvr.it/SHHjky

T-Mobile Reports Scam Calls Have Increased 116 Percent Since 2020

ICYMI: If you’re like most cellphone users,  you absolutely love the automatic call blocking feature that most companies offer as part of their standard service.  A call comes in from a “suspicious” number …http://dlvr.it/SHDm9D

Popular Digital Photo Company Shutterfly Hit By Ransomware Attack

Recently digital media giant Shutterfly was hit by a major ransomware attack. The attack disrupted broad swaths of the company’s services including those offered under their GrooveBook, BorrowLenses, and Lifetouch brands. According …http://dlvr.it/SHBTPw

New Remote Access Trojan Virus Hides In Windows Registry

ICYMI: There’s a new malware strain you should make sure your IT staff is aware of.  Called the Dark Watchman, it is a well-designed and highly capable RAT (Remote Access Trojan) paired with …http://dlvr.it/SHBT9X

At Request of U.S., Russia Rounds Up 14 REvil Ransomware Affiliates

The Russian government said today it arrested 14 people accused of working for “REvil,” a particularly aggressive ransomware group that has extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from victim organizations. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said the actions were taken in response to a request from U.S. officials, but many experts believe the crackdown…
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Hackers Are Using Big Brand Surveys To Scam Victims

ICYMI: Surveys have long been a playground of hackers and scammers. That’s true at any time of the year but it’s especially true around the Holidays when such scams seem to attract even …http://dlvr.it/SH7WsQ

New HDMI Spec May Cause More Confusion

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/SH7QV2

New Ransomware Named AvosLocker Uses Multiple Tricks In Attacks

ICYMI: There’s a new strain of ransomware to be concerned about in the form of AvosLocker. This is from security firm Sophos who warns that the new strain of human-operated ransomware is one …http://dlvr.it/SH47Fr