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Apple Recall Affects Some Macbook Pro Batteries

If you recently bought a 13-inch MacBook Pro (without a Touch Bar), you'll want to head to Apple's website.  The company didn't make a big announcement, but they've quietly introduced a ...

Researchers Find Major Vulnerabilities In Banking Apps

Do you do your banking online?  If so, there's bad news in the form of a report recently released by the security firm "Positive Technologies."   The company tested a variety ...

Major Server Ring Distributing Malware Taken Down

Score one for the good guys.  A researcher from BrilliantIT was recently able to figure out how infected computers would connect to EITest's command and control server, and using that information, ...

Be Careful, Searches May Provide False Download links

If you're downloading software from the web, be careful.  Take the extra step of verifying that you're on the developer's website, because the hackers have a new trick up their sleeve.  ...

Panera Bread Customer Accounts Exposed To Threats

Panera Bread company is the latest to find itself in hot water.  Recently, security researcher Dylan Houlihan discovered that the company had failed to encrypt (or otherwise protect) a file containing ...

No Spectre Fix For Certain Intel Processors

The bad news just doesn't seem to stop where Intel and the Speectre vulnerability are concerned.  The latest bit of news comes directly from Intel, as the company admits that it's ...

Microsoft Helping With Ransomware In Office 365

Microsoft recently made small but significant changes to its Office 365 subscription service and to OneDrive, which are often used in tandem.  The goal is to make it easier for users ...

Facebook Users Should Assume Their Public Has Been Scraped

First it was 55 million.  Then 77 million.  Now, it's 2.2 billion, or pretty much every user on Facebook.  That's how many people should assume that their public profile information has ...

Credit Card Breach Hits Two Large Companies

Delta Airlines and Sears Corporation have both been notified of a data breach that has exposed the credit card information of some 100,000 Sears customers and "hundreds of thousands" of Delta ...

Apple May Soon Say Goodbye To Intel Chips

Rumors have been circulating for years that Apple has plans in the works to cut Intel and their chips out of the equation, in preference for using their own custom chips ...