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Cybersecurity assessments

Having a security assessment set up can offer peace of mind with technology. Cyber threats are hidden everywhere, by having a third party cybersecurity one can protect their data and other sensitive information...

Android Trojan rerouters you to Rogue DNS server

New Android Trojan virus reported by Kaspersky Lab, that goes by the name, Switcher. Switcher Trojan infects wifi routers through an infected Android, where an attacker can then reroute other users on the netwo...

Do this and not that – Mobile Malware

The three best practices to avoid mobile malware is to use an official app store, resist temptation to jailbreak your device, and keep updates current. Apple and Google app stores remain the most vigilant about...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – no longer voluntary

Great news for Samsung users that have been using their Note 7 with extreme caution the last few weeks, replacements will be in stores Wednesday, September 21st! The recall transitioned from voluntary to mandat...

Pegasus Spyware Detected – Upgrade to iOS 9.3.5 ASAP

Malware that spies on user phone calls and text messages, has been alleviated thanks to the latest iOS mobile operating system upgrade, and the wise proceedings of a human rights activist. Canadian cyber securi...

HummingBad Malware targets 85 million Android devices…

  As reported on the blog last week, malware has had a taste for Android devices. The HummingBad software is another type of Android malware that has infected 85 million users globally. HummingBad infects Andro...

Mobile Ransomware Targeting Androids

  Mobile ransomware is somewhat less common than ransomware on networks or machines, but the numbers are starting to climb. Security firm, Kaspersky Lab, reports four times as many users infected with mobi...

Whats Up HTC 10

The HTC 10 had no choice but to revamp their design in order to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S7. A mere 5.6 ounces the phone feels more solid than previous models especially the G5. The back of the phone is ...

Nextbit: No Robin Phone for Verizon, Sprint

Bad news for those who thought they were going to get the Nextbit Robin smartphone for Sprint and Verizon customers. Nextbit announced that they have decided to cancel plans to launch a CDMA version. Originally...

Hidden Features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Now Google Now on Tap is probably the most useful feature. The new Marshmallow upgrade allows you to bring up Google Now without closing the app you are currently using. Simply long pressing the home but...