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Microsoft Helping With Ransomware

Microsoft recently made small but significant changes to its Office 365 subscription service and to OneDrive, which are often used in tandem.  The goal is to make it easier for users ...

Facebook Users

First it was 55 million.  Then 77 million.  Now, it's 2.2 billion, or pretty much every user on Facebook.  That's how many people should assume that their public profile information has ...

Credit Card Breach Hits 2 Companies

Delta Airlines and Sears Corporation have both been notified of a data breach that has exposed the credit card information of some 100,000 Sears customers and "hundreds of thousands" of Delta ...

Most “Wannacry” Hacks on Windows 7

Last year's Wannacry attack was bad, but in many ways, it was a self-inflicted wound.  According Webroot's recently published "Annual Threat Report," almost all of the machines that succumbed to the ...

Hackers Zone In On Microsoft

Congratulations to Adobe Flash Player for not being the software most targeted by hackers.  Security vendor "Recorded Future" has just published their annual list of the software hackers most commonly focus ...

Energy Companies Under Attack

The energy sector is in danger, and almost nobody is talking about it.  This, according to a newly published report by Kaspersky Labs. At issue are ICS (Industrial Control System) computers.  ...

21 Percent Of Internet Traffic

How much of your website's traffic is driven by bots?  The answer may surprise you.  Overall, bots account for nearly half of all web traffic. The "good" bots account for 20.4 ...

Apple Releases Major iPhone update

There's a lot to talk about in Apple's latest update to iOS.  Version 11.3 boasts some significant changes and is well worth getting.  We'll go over the highlights below. Battery management ...

Alexa Now Makes It Easy To Donate

Amazon has made a small but significant change to its Alexa service, which now makes it possible to donate to charity by issuing voice commands. So far, there are 48 charities ...

Amazon Removing Music Storage Service

If you use Amazon's Cloud MP3 Locker to store your music online, now is the time to start looking for a new home for it.  Last year, the company announced that ...

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