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The 2014 Home Depot Data Breach Finally Reaches Settlement

Unless you're a regular Home Depot shopper, you may have missed the fact that back in 2014, the company was the victim of a successful hacking attack that saw malware installed on ...

Multi-Factor Authentication 101

Multi-Factor Authentication 101 You have probably already come across the term multi-factor authentication. The concept is not new, but has caught on really quick of late. In this post, we will discuss what multi-factor authentication ...

New Scam Lures Victims With Promise Of Federal Assistance

If you're a US citizen, scammers have found a new way to make money at your expense, using the global pandemic as a 'hook.' Since the start of the pandemic, there have been ...

Hackers Using Minecraft Modpacks To Distribute Malware On Android Devices

If you're an avid gamer, you're almost certainly at least passingly familiar with Minecraft, and you may be an active player. Despite its blocky, simplistic graphics, it's the most popular game of ...

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot. Google recently announced that as of early next year, the company is ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Passwords In 2020 Are Easy To Guess And Not Secure

It's time once again for a survey of the worst passwords of 2020, brought to you by Norpass and associates. The company has been analyzing passwords retrieved from the Dark Web to ...

Pluto TV User Information Is Being Shared Online By Hacker

Are you a Pluto.tv user? If so, you're not alone. The internet television station boasts an impressive user base of nearly thirty million users who enjoy a wide range of free TV ...

Why MSP relationships fail

Why MSP relationships fail A lot of SMBs opt for managed service providers who can help handle their IT requirements, and for the most part, it works well. Almost everyone knows the benefits of having ...

New Version Of Jupyter Malware Spotted In The Wild

Researchers from cybersecurity company Morphisec have recently discovered a new strain of malware they believe has been in the wild of the internet since at least May of this year (2020). Dubbed ...