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Archive for January, 2022

New Malware Can Infect Linux, Mac, Or Windows Users

There's a new strain of malware called SysJoker to be mindful of. It's especially dangerous because it can target Windows, Mac or Linux systems.  That makes it an equal opportunity strain. Researchers ...

Report Says PC Sales Went Up Ten Percent In 2021

According to the latest Gartner's statistics, a total of 339.8 million personal computers were shipped in 2021. That was up from 309.1 million in 2020 which amounts to about 10 percent growth ...

Ransomware Attack Wreaks Havoc On Prison Employees And Inmates

Chalk up another first for the hackers.  For the first time that we know of, a successful hacking attack caused prisoners in New Mexico to be confined to their cells for a ...

New PCIe 6 Standard Brings Speeds Two Times Faster

For those that aren't aware, PCI SIG is short for the PCI Special Interests Group. They have just announced the release of the latest PCI Express (PCIe) specification which is called PCIe ...

Live Captioned Language Translation Comes To Google Meet

Google is once again raising the bar where messaging and team meeting software is concerned.  The company just rolled out the first phase of its new live translation service for Meet users ...

New iOS Update Provides Fix For HomeKit Brick Issue

If you have an iPhone by now you've almost certainly heard of the security flaw in the HomeKit protocol which allows Apple users to discover and control a wide range of Smart ...

Blackberry Device Support Is Now Officially Gone

You may find many people who would argue that the iconic Blackberry was ahead of its time.  It was in many ways the godfather of the entire smartphone industry. When it was ...

Purple Fox Trojan Delivering Malware Via Popular Messaging App

A research team from Minerva Labs are working in conjunction with the MalwareHunterTeam. They have recently been tracking a Trojan called Purple Fox and have published a warning about it. The group ...

FTC Enforcing That Businesses Patch Log4j Java Security Issue

By now you're almost certainly aware of the Log4j Java issue. It's a serious and fixable flaw relating to java logging. Recently the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a ...

Google Working Towards Easier Integration Between Android And Windows

If you're managing a company of any size and interested in copying from some other firm's playbook, Apple is almost always a good choice.  Even the folks at Google seem to think ...

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Microsoft Adding Restore Apps Feature To Make Reinstalling Easier

Microsoft Adding Restore Apps Feature To Make Reinstalling Easier

Are you excited about Windows 11?  Many people are and in fact there are legions of beta users who are[...]
Hackers Are Teaming Up To Wreak Havoc On Corporate Users

Hackers Are Teaming Up To Wreak Havoc On Corporate Users

It's never a good thing when well-organized groups of hackers start working together, but that's what appears to be happening. Recently,[...]
Emotet Malware Will Include Credit Card Theft In Attacks

Emotet Malware Will Include Credit Card Theft In Attacks

If you're involved in information security in any capacity, you're probably quite familiar with the infamous Emotet botnet.  It's one[...]

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