Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
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Stop! Should you really be clicking on that link you just received in your email?
Gmail’s iOS app is now offering some additional safety nets for the unwary.
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You ultimately decide what links you click on, and whether you hand over your passwords and payment card details. Always think twice, because the wrong decision could prove costly.
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Critical security holes keep being found in Adobe Flash Player. Have you updated yours yet?
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Four people have been arrested after a two-year investigation by Microsoft and British police forces into telephone scams which prey upon the vulnerable, tricking them into believing their computers have been infected by malware.
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How well Google protects its business customers impacts all of us – whether we have personally chosen to be users of Google’s services or not.
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Welcome to the post-WannaCryptor world, where every computer user understands the importance of creating secure backups and applying security patches in a timely fashion.
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WikiLeaks’s revelations about security vulnerabilities in Apple products appear to be a damp squib.
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Another day, another important security update for WordPress. If you’re running a self-hosted version of WordPress, you must update the software on your website now.
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Until more effort is made by vendors to integrate the internet in a safe way into the myriad of devices that surround us, we are going to hear more and more stories of security breaking down like this.
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