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Healthcare Ransomware Problem Is Getting Worse Recently

Ransomware attacks are one of the most prevalent cyber attacks on healthcare. It has been around for many years, however, it became a trend in 2016. Recently, there is a significant increase ...

Chrome Will Help Users By Checking Passwords For Strength

While Google has come under fire from privacy groups in recent months, the fact remains that on balance, the company is working hard to improve overall user experience on the web and ...

Alternative Search Engine Sees Huge Growth Amid Privacy Concerns

Google is unquestionably the dominant search engine on the web, but how secure is their position? If recent trends are any indication, they're in no immediate danger. However, it's clear that pressures ...

Rogue Malware Is An Android Users Worst Nightmare

Security researchers at Check Point have recently identified a new strain of malware that seems to be a Frankenstein's Monster created by combining two older strains. Dubbed 'Rogue RAT,' this deceptively simple ...

Increasing Remote Workforce Creating Rise In PC Hardware Sales

In December 2019, the covid-19 pandemic began, and it spread across the globe in early 2020. To curb the spread of this deadly virus, lockdown tactics were employed. Companies all over the ...

Brand New Ransomware Found On The Internet

Hackers around the world didn't waste any time. New Year's celebrations have barely ended, and already, we have our first reports of a new malware strain to help ring in 2021. Dubbed ...

Big Changes Coming To Microsoft Outlook In Coming Years

Microsoft has been moving toward a unified "single version" of Outlook that would offer a seamless user experience across all platforms and devices. Unfortunately, thus far, that objective has remained elusive. In ...

Hacker Attacks On Healthcare Industry Are On The Rise

In the early days of the pandemic, several major groups of hackers pledged that their activities would not be aimed at institutions that were engaged in vaccine research. There was at least ...

Adobe Flash Has Reached End of Life Status

Is your company's website built around Adobe's aging Flash Player? If so, be aware that you are officially on your own. Flash reached its EOL (End of Life) as of January 1st ...

Weak Passwords Are Making Easy Work For This New Malware

There's a new worm making the rounds on Windows and Linux-based servers that you should be aware of. This nasty bit of code has been spreading rapidly, using simple brute-force methods to ...

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