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Go Update Your Passwords Right Now

Hey, you, casual internet user. Why not go and update your passwords right now? I’m not trying to boss you around or anything, but semi-frequent…

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“ShareIt” Android app with over a billion downloads is a security nightmare

Enlarge / You can’t argue with that green “safe” shield. (credit: ShareIt) Trend Micro says it has found “several” security flaws in the popular Android…

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Hacked Florida water plant used shared passwords and Windows 7 PCs

The Oldsmar, Florida water plant hacked earlier this week used outdated Windows 7 PCs and shared passwords, the Associated Press has reported. A government advisory…

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This Researcher Hacked Into 35 Major Tech Companies, Including Microsoft, Tesla, and Netflix

Alex Birsan, a Romanian threat researcher, recently made over $130,000 by virtuously breaking into IT systems at dozens of major tech companies. Read more… Source:…

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Microsoft Defender now directly warns IT admins about nation-state attacks

Microsoft will soon warn Office 365 admins more directly about possible nation-state hacking activity, according to an update on its roadmap seen by ZDNet. Rather…

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Favicons Could Be the Supercookie That Tracks You Everywhere

As Apple prepares to launch its anti-tracking update for iOS, Facebook and other companies that have built their business on invading users’ privacy are nervous…

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Cyberpunk 2077 developer says it was hacked

CD Projekt Red, the developer of hit game Cyberpunk 2077 (review), reports that it’s been hacked and that the hackers are threatening to release confidential…

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How to Make Your Signal Chats as Secure as Possible

Signal secures all your conversations with end-to-end encryption, offering more privacy and security than your average chat app. But Signal offers some other useful security…

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Should You Pay for a Password Manager?

Password managers like Dashlane and 1Password promise to secure and sync your login information across all your browsers and devices. But chances are, you probably…

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How to Send Disappearing Messages in Instagram

Instagram is a popular outlet for spontaneous texts thanks to its variety of goofy filters and options. These are also the kind of conversations you…

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How to Protect Telegram Messages With a Passcode

Telegram is great for messaging individuals and large groups. You can add an extra layer of security to Telegram using a passcode, fingerprint, or Face…

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How To Defend Yourself Against Rootkits

Rootkits compromise a network in a way that lets the threat actors get back in whenever they like. They may exfiltrate information, delete files, or…

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Update Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Now to Patch a Critical Security Flaw

Apple In a surprising admission, Apple says it’s sending out an update for iOS and iPadOS to fix vulnerabilities that hackers are actively abusing. According…

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How to Send Disappearing Messages in Telegram

Unlike Signal and WhatsApp, Telegram doesn’t have a dedicated Disappearing Messages mode, but there are two versatile ways of sending disappearing messages in the app….

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Why SMS Text Messages Aren’t Private or Secure

You might think that switching from Facebook Messenger to old-fashioned text messages would help protect your privacy. But standard SMS text messages aren’t very private…

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New Zealand central bank says data system hacked

Investigation launched into “malicious attack,” said Governor Adrian Orr. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weird-news/new-zealand-central-bank-says-data-system-hacked-sensitive-information-n1253652 Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Stolen computers are the least of the government’s security worries

Reports that a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office was stolen during the pro-Trump rioters’ sack of the Capitol building has some worried that…

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How to Use OpenPGP Encryption for Emails in Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird recently integrated OpenPGP right into the main application. No add-ons are needed for email privacy. OpenPGP’s world-class encryption is easy to set up…

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Your Password Manager Can Do More Than Just Store Passwords

Vitalii Vodolazskyi/Shutterstock.com It’s common sense that everyone should be using a good password manager (we hope, at least). It’s also worth noting that password managers…

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Google, Cisco and VMware join Microsoft to oppose NSO Group in WhatsApp spyware case

A coalition of companies have filed an amicus brief in support of a legal case brought by WhatsApp against Israeli intelligence firm NSO Group, accusing…

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Trump administration proposes splitting Cyber Command from the NSA

The Trump administration elevated the role of Cyber Command in 2018, and now it’s apparently ready to give the division its own berth. Defense One…

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