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Hackers Accessed Outlook.com, Hotmail and MSN Emails

Posted on: 04/15/2019 | by: cthuntsville

Microsoft has acknowledged a major breach of its Outlook.com service that left a portion of its user base at risk of having their emails read by hackers. And MSN and Hotmail users are reportedly affected, too. Credit: MicrosoftOn Friday, Microsoft started sending notifications to some of its Outlook.com users, informing them that a hacker for a […]

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now being readied for release

Posted on: 04/09/2019 | by: cthuntsville

The big upgrade has hit Microsoft’s Release Preview ring Image credit: Microsoft The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has entered the final stage of testing, with the upgrade expected to be rolled out starting the end of May. In other words, Microsoft has pushed the May 2019 Update to the Release Preview ring within its Windows Insider beta testing […]

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Microsoft Abandons Windows 10’s Constant Forced Updates

Posted on: 04/08/2019 | by: cthuntsville

Microsoft has made a major announcement today: Windows 10 will no longer automatically install those big feature updates every six months. Home users can pause smaller updates, too. In fact, Windows will even let you pause updates after checking for them! This is huge. It’s Microsoft’s biggest change in Windows strategy since the company released Windows […]

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Galaxy S10 Hacked By 3D-Printed Fingerprint

Posted on: 04/08/2019 | by: cthuntsville

A person who goes by the name “darkshark” on Imgur has published a short video showcasing how the Galaxy S10’s fingerprint sensor that can be duped by a 3D-printed fingerprint. According to this user, he started with a fingerprint on a wine glass. He took a picture of it from his phone and processed it in Photoshop […]

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Cisco Found Dozens of Cyber Crime Groups With 385,000 Members on Facebook

Posted on: 04/06/2019 | by: cthuntsville

Facebook is a place to catch up with your friends, stay in touch with family and find hundreds of thousands of cyber criminals for hire. That last one is according to Cisco Talos, the networking giant’s threat intelligence group, which today detailed how the social network serves as a forum for digital ne’er-do-wells. In a blog post, […]

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Windows 7 retirement countdown

Posted on: 03/26/2019 | by: cthuntsville

  In less than 10 months, Microsoft’s popular Windows 7 runs out of general support, a deadline that’s pushing businesses to move up to Windows 10. What does this mean? There will be no more Windows updates nor the support for any Antivirus software.   What can be done? The time is NOW to upgrade […]

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Windows 7’s Demise…

Posted on: 03/25/2019 | by: cthuntsville

  Update 3/21/19, 8:30 a.m. PT: Microsoft has released an update to Windows 7 Service Pack 1 whose sole purpose is to enable the reminders about the operating system’s end of life schedule as outlined in the original article. The update is available via Windows Update, and if automatic updates are enabled, this one will be installed in […]

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Many Android VPN Apps Contain Malware Or Exploitable Weaknesses

Posted on: 02/09/2019 | by: cthuntsville

If you’re like many seasoned ‘Netizins, you probably rely on some type of VPN to help ensure your digital privacy. Unfortunately, based on research conducted by Simon Migliano, you could very well be wasting your time. Mr. Migliano is the head of research at Metric Labs and is a respected name in the industry. He and […]

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Huddle House Fast Food Chain Suffers Data Breach in POS System

Posted on: 02/06/2019 | by: cthuntsville

Fast food restaurant chain Huddle House has disclosed that they were affected by a data breach in the point of sale system at some locations that allowed attackers to steal payment information. According to a security notification released on February 1st, point of sale systems at various Huddle House locations were infected with malware that allowed attackers […]

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After Microsoft complaints, Indian police arrest tech support scammers at 26 call centers

Posted on: 12/02/2018 | by: cthuntsville

By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | November 29, 2018 — 20:04 GMT (12:04 PST) | Topic: Security New Delhi police have arrested 63 suspects in the last two months working and operating 26 call centers that were engaging in tech support scams, posing as tech support staff at Microsoft, Google, Apple, and other major tech companies. The raids on Delhi-based call […]

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