Thunderbolt Vulnerability Could Allow Hackers Access

A new vulnerability was revealed to the world at the 2019 NDSS security conference. It's a grim one with the potential to impact FreeBSD, Linux, Windows and Mac systems worldwide. Dubbed 'Thunderclap,' the flaw can be exploited to…

Social Media Is Big Business For Criminals

The rise of Social Media has been a game changer for businesses around the world, creating opportunities for customer engagement that were previously unimaginable. Unfortunately, business owners aren't the only ones reaping the benefits of Social Media. The…

Cybersecurity Basics For Small Businesses

Small businesses are at considerable risk of cyberattack. With fewer staff resources available to maintain and monitor networks and fewer defenses in place, small businesses are an attractive target for hackers and other criminals. The risks of a…

Nvidia Drivers Should Be Updated For Security Issues

If you use a Nvidia graphics card, be aware that the company has recently released their first security patch of 2019, bearing the ID # 4772. It's an important one in that it addresses eight security flaws that…

Microsoft Excel Training [Free Online Course]

Microsoft Excel Training   Excel is one of the most versatile and most useful programs in the Microsoft Office suite. It’s also one of the trickiest to master without a little help from someone who understands the ins…

Windows 7 Support Is Ending

  Did you know? Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 in January 2020. Beginning this April, Microsoft will start displaying pop-ups on all Windows 7 computers alerting the users that their support for Windows 7 will be ending.…

Microsoft Account Email Phishing Attempt Looks Legitimate

Researchers have discovered a pair of nasty phishing campaigns that are making use of Microsoft's Azure Blob Storage in a bid to steal the recipient's Microsoft and Outlook account credentials. Both campaigns are noteworthy in that they utilize…

Iconic Software Adobe Shockwave Unavailable After April

It's the end of an era. Way back in 1995, a company called Macromedia released the iconic Shockwave player, which quickly became a mainstay on Windows-based machines. A decade later, Adobe purchased Macromedia, taking ownership of the Shockwave…

Faster USB Standard Is Coming But There Are Complications

If you have a need for speed, you'll be thrilled to know that USB 3.2 is on its way. It offers incredible transfer speeds up to 20GB per second, but there's a catch that could throw a wrench…

Bots Are Attacking Retail Sites On A Large Scale

If you own a retail business, an attack known as "credential stuffing" is the latest online threat to be concerned about. If you're not sure what that is, read on and prepare to be dismayed. According to the…