Survey Shows People Are Most Concerned About Data Theft

How seriously does the average consumer take data theft?  It’s an interesting (and fair) question, and one that Radware recently attempted to answer when the company sent out surveys. They contacted more than three thousand people to conduct its recent survey titled “Consumer Sentiments: Cybersecurity, Personal Data and the Impact on Customer Loyalty.” As it […]

read more

PGA Golf Organization Gets Hit By Ransomware

These days, we expect giant corporations, government agencies and medical facilities to be the targets of hackers. However, golf is something new. According to a recent report from GolfWeek, the PGA’s offices have been hacked and infected with what appears to be the “BitPaymer” ransomware. That’s the same strain that recently hit the town of […]

read more

Android Gets New OS Update Named Android Pie

Android 9 is finally here, at least for some users.  As of today, if you have any of the following phones, you can get the latest update: The Google Pixel The Pixel XL The Pixel 2 The Pixel 2 XL The Essential Phone The company is currently working with other vendors to make the new […]

read more

Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft recently found itself on the receiving end of more than a little user rage when they made significant changes to Skype, with the release of version 8.  The company’s original plan was to model Skype 8 after several different social media services, but the users found the new interface to be both annoying and […]

read more

Reddit Users Advised To Reset Their Passwords

If you’re a Reddit user, it’s time to change your password.  According to the company, they recently discovered evidence of a hack that exposed all company data from the site’s launch (2005) to 2007, including user emails and account credentials. The company also reported that all public messages from that time period were downloaded, as […]

read more

New Tools Help You Limit Your Social Media Time

Facebook and Instagram are rolling out new tools designed to help manage how much time you’re spending on those two social media platforms. On Facebook, the new feature is called “your time on Facebook,” and on Instagram, it’s called “Your Activity,” but both features do essentially the same thing. They monitor and report on how […]

read more

The Internet May Be Hurting Your Sleep

Can you imagine life without the always-on internet?  If you’re like most people today, it’s a simply indispensable tool, and the thought of suddenly being without it makes you shudder and brings images of the Dark Ages to mind. It’s glorious, no doubt, and it really is a remarkable tool, but unfortunately, it’s not all […]

read more

New Scam Targets Apple Users

There’s a new, surprisingly elaborate phishing scam targeting iPhone users.  The scam starts with an email informing users that their phones have been locked due to “illegal activity” and instructing them to call “Apple Care” to get the problem fixed. Of course, there is no such company as Apple Care, but it’s an official enough […]

read more

Lifelock Customers At Risk Of Email Information Exposure

A dark day for Lifelock, the Identity Theft Protection company.  It has recently come to light that the company may have accidentally exposed their customers to additional attacks. They recently fixed a vulnerability on their website that allowed anyone with a browser to index email addresses associated with their entire customer database. The vulnerability can […]

read more

Automatic Mobile Picture Sync Coming To Windows 10

Microsoft has made numerous ventures into the smartphone ecosystem, but so far, they’ve only been met with limited success.  This time, they’re trying something a little different. Instead of making their own Windows-based phones, they’ve created a “Your Phone” app that syncs your phone with your PC.  The app is still in testing and is […]

read more

Connecting To Aiport Wi-Fi Puts Your Data At Risk

File this away under things you already knew.  Coronet recently released a report entitled “Attention All Passengers:  Airport Networks Are Putting Your Devices & Cloud Apps At Severe Risk,” and the news is about what you’d expect.  The report was more than five months in the making. The analysts poured over oceans of data on […]

read more

Search Our Tech Insights