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Excel Remains a Security Issue after 30 Years because of this One Feature

Microsoft released Excel 4.0 for Windows 3.0 and 3.1 in 1992 and many companies still use this functionality in legacy operations. The issue is that bad actors have started using Excel sheets and macros as a ne...

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Critical IoT Security Vulnerability

Security vulnerabilities in millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including connected security cameras, smart baby monitors and other digital video recording equipment, could allow cyber attac...

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How to Prepare for the Growing Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware is a growing threat to every organization on the planet and cyber-criminals are innovating at a phenomenal pace because they have the funds to do so. In fact, many cyber-criminal groups have more fun...

PunkSpider

PunkSpider is back and crawling hundreds of millions of sites for vulnerabilities

PunkSpider is scanning every website in the world to find and then publicly release their exploitable flaws all at the same time in the name of making the web more secure. PunkSpider automat...

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Mistake in billions of Wi-fi chips can allow attackers decrypt data

A wi-fi vulnerability is allowing close by attackers to decrypt data sent via air. The affected devices include macs, iPads, kindles, iPhones, and Amazon Echos. Patches are being made to help fix this issue. Ha...

Zynga hack affected 170 million accounts!

A September password breach of online game company Zynga affected 170 million people, according to a new report from Have I Been Pwned. According to that site, the Zynga hack ranks 10th among its all-time large...

Fully Booked hotel & ski-resort pays bitcoin to regain control

Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered wit...

Protect your HR department against Cyber Attack

Human Resources is often the target of malicious attacks via hackers and fraudulent email, simply because of the wealth of information available in your HR department. Employee names, birth dates, Social Securi...

Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers HACKED

According to security experts, Russian hackers have breached more than 330,000 cash registers in fast food chains, retail stores, and hotels around the world. The target of the hacking was a network point-of-sa...

Cyber Security Threats – Proactive Rather Than Reactive

Security executives have increasingly urged firms to utilize prevention, encouraging a plan that encompasses Information Technology and business units in order to ensure cyber security. Why might you ask? As a ...