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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 ...

Most “Wannacry” Hacks Were On Windows 7 Machines

Last year's Wannacry attack was bad, but in many ways, it was a self-inflicted wound.  According Webroot's recently published "Annual Threat Report," almost all of the machines that succumbed to the ...

Hackers Zone In On Microsoft Products To Attack

Congratulations to Adobe Flash Player for not being the software most targeted by hackers.  Security vendor "Recorded Future" has just published their annual list of the software hackers most commonly focus ...

Energy Companies Under Attack From Malware

The energy sector is in danger, and almost nobody is talking about it.  This, according to a newly published report by Kaspersky Labs. At issue are ICS (Industrial Control System) computers.  ...

RottenSys Malware Has Infected 5M Android Devices Since 2016

There's a new threat on the horizon, according to security researchers from Check Point.  A group of hackers in China are busy building a massive botnet that so far, totals almost ...

Google Changing Name Of Android Wear Without Updates

Wearable computing devices from smart watches to glasses are struggling to find an audience, and Google's Android Wear operating system hasn't gotten much love in recent years.  It has weakened as ...

Intel Taking Additional Steps To Prevent Security Flaws

By now, you've almost certainly heard of "Spectre," one of two recently discovered security flaws that impact every chip made by Intel in the last ten years. The story of Spectre, ...

Massive Malware Attack Stemmed From Bittorent App

According to a Microsoft security researcher, a massive malware attack attempted to install a cryptocurrency mining software on more than 400,000 computers in less than twelve hours.  The failed campaign is ...

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