Category: Privacy

Increasing security complaints to Zoom has prompted big changes With current events requiring many businesses to transition their employees to telecommuting, the amount of Zoom daily users has jumped from 10 million to a staggering 200 million. While this has been fantastic news for Zoom, it may not be great for the users of Zoom. […]

Zoom has great features, but not so great security In recent times, video calls have become even more of a necessity to businesses and educational entities alike. With that, Zoom has becoming an increasingly popular choice for videoconferencing. Unfortunately, Zoom doesn’t seem to be up to the task of protecting their users by keeping their […]

Some users of Windows 10 are noticing missing files thanks to update While it’s not too unusual for something to be broken on at least some users’ computers after Windows 10 updates, usually what isn’t working tends to be an application that goes back to working after a little user tinkering or an update from […]

It’s now possible to check your ISP’s use of security measures There is a new site that allows users to check on their internet service providers to see if they’re implementing basic security measures. The website named “Is BGP Safe Yet” allows users to test the safety of their ISP’s Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). The […]

An unpatched Apple iOS bug could expose data There is a currently unpatched security vulnerability that is affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later. The bug prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from encrypting all traffic and can lead to some internet connections bypassing VPN encryption to expose the data of users, or to leak their IP addresses. […]

Security vulnerability in Windows leads to hacking attacks Microsoft has released a statement that warns that attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed security vulnerability that is found in all supported versions of Windows, including Windows 10. There is currently no patch for the vulnerability. The critical security flaw is found in how Windows handles and […]

Hackers are using this time of national crisis to get their thrills Reuters is reporting that elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier this month. Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, there has been more than a two-fold increase in cyberattacks. Flavio Aggio, WHO Chief Information Security Officer, stated that the […]

Working from home helps lessen the spread of the Coronavirus, but creates openings for hackers With the Coronavirus pandemic spreading quickly, there’s been a mass movement of employees working remotely in an effort to limit exposure and slow down the virus’ transmission rate. While this is an excellent move to make in regards to the […]

The U.S. Government is urging users to update Chrome 80 for their own security Google’s newest version of Chrome, Chrome 80, offers numerous high-rated security flaw fixes. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been encouraging all Google Chrome users to update to version 80.0.3987.122. With this version, no less than 56 high-rated vulnerability […]

One of the most destructive malware botnets can now spread to nearby Wi-Fi networks Emotet malware has proven itself to be a top threat. This malware has a sophisticated code base and regularly evolving methods aimed at tricking targets into clicking on malicious links. From emptying consumers’ bank accounts to installing other types of malware, […]