Equifax Gets Breached – Almost 150 Million People Could Be Affected

You’re probably familiar with Equifax. As one of the three major US credit bureaus, the company exerts an outsized influence on millions of lives, because their record of your credit score plays a big role in determining if…

Caution: New Virus Found In Facebook Messenger

There’s a particularly nasty new malware campaign being orchestrated via Facebook, and all users are advised to steer clear of clicking on links in Facebook’s messenger service, even if you know the recipient. There are a few reasons…

App On Android, iOS Uploads Your Contacts Without Permission

If you spend any time at all on social media, you may have heard a lot of recent buzz about an app for both Android and iOS devices called “Sarahah,” which was developed by a Saudi developer. In…

Ransomware On Android Devices More Than Doubles This Year

You may have heard the statistic from Google that less than 0.05 percent of Android devices downloaded malware in 2016. It’s a great statistic, and one that the company should be proud of. Here’s a statistic they’re not…

Privacy Concern: Did That New Android App Take Photos, Recordings?

Google is struggling to keep malware out of the Play Store these days. Recently, literally thousands of malicious apps were discovered, and Google has been busy banning them. This represents a significant reversal of fortunes for the tech…

New Network Attacks Happening On Weekends, And With Old Vulnerabilities

It’s no secret that 2017 is on track to beat 2016 handily in terms of the total number of network breaches, and sadly, 2016 was itself a record-breaking year. What is less well known is the fact that…

Popular Weather App May Be Sending Your Information To Advertisers

Do you rely on the AccuWeather App to keep tabs on local weather conditions? If so, you’ll want to read this. According to an independent security researcher named Will Strafach, the AccuWeather app designed for iOS sends your…

Hackers Can Now Change Email Content With Exploit

Security researchers from firms around the web are warning of a new email exploit that hackers can use to modify the contents of an email, even after it has been sent and delivered. Originally discovered by Francisco Ribeiro…

Are LED Lights Going To Be The Next Wi-Fi?

Would modern life even be possible without Wi-Fi? There are many who don’t think so, and you may be one of them. One of the biggest problems with it, though, is that the range of the signal is…

Mac Adware Infection Requires Complete Reload For Removal

Mac users have a new strain of malware to be concerned about. It is dubbed “Mughthesec,” which seems to be a new, improved, and more robust design, based on an older piece of malware known as the OperatorMac…