New PayPal Phishing Attempts Are After Your Account Info

Hackers and scammers have hit the ground running in 2021, launching an extensive new phishing campaign that targets the legions of PayPal users around the world. The campaign is being run on both text message and email channels and if you’re a PayPal user, you may have already seen it. If you haven’t, in the […]

Free Unlimited Storage Ending For Google Photos

For several years now, most of the big tech companies have been using the lure of free to grow their respective user bases. Free unlimited data on phone plans. Free, unlimited storage on cloud drive plans, and the like. Free can get expensive for these firms, however. Over time, most of them have slowly backed […]

Big Changes Coming To Microsoft Outlook In Coming Years

Microsoft has been moving toward a unified “single version” of Outlook that would offer a seamless user experience across all platforms and devices. Unfortunately, thus far, that objective has remained elusive. In late 2020, however, the company announced “Project Monarch” which seeks to create a new email/calendar client that will finally accomplish the company’s long-stated […]

Adobe Flash Is Done And Flash Content Is Being Blocked

Adobe has finally done it, as promised. For more than a year, the company has been slow-walking their iconic Adobe Flash Player to its eventual doom. As of December 31st, 2020, Adobe stopped providing support for the product. Not long after, beginning on January 12th, 2021, it made another change that prevented Flash content from […]

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It’s time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates. The company has been analyzing passwords retrieved from the Dark Web to study them. They are trying to locate trends and see just how well we’re doing overall, in terms of picking passwords that aren’t […]

Top 4 Critical Cyber Security Protections To Avoid Being Hacked

Did you know the average website is attacked 94 times every day? As cybercriminals become better equipped with more advanced technology, that number will increase. Small-business websites (and small businesses, in general) are the most at risk for attack. Small businesses are tempting targets because SMB websites are often a direct link to that SMB’s […]

Popular Interior Design Website Has Breach Of User Accounts

The most recent company to have fallen victim to hackers is Havenly. They are a US-based interior design firm with an interactive website that allows users to get interior design help from certified professionals. The company reported the breach on August 2nd, 2020 but it was first discovered by researchers at BleepingComputer, on July 27th. […]

How does a rock-solid password management protect you from legal trouble?

Demonstrating compliance with data security regulations can be easy if you’re prepared and Keep a close watch on IT system access These days, most businesses are subject to data protection laws or regulations of one kind or another. Some come with pretty stiff penalties. To help demonstrate you’re compliant with access control requirements, you should […]

This New Malware Added An Email Attachment Stealer

Emotet’s massive botnet was dormant for several months, but on July 17th, 2020, it suddenly rumbled back to life.  Now as we enter the festive season, we are again seeing a resurgence of this botnet. Back in July, it started spewing out massive numbers of phishing emails aimed at installing Trickbot payloads on anyone unfortunate […]