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  1. Uber security breach 'looks bad', potentially compromising all systems Uber security breach ‘looks bad’, potentially compromising all systems - Hacker is believed to have breached Uber's entire network in a social engineering attack, which one security vendor says is more extensive than the company's 2016 global data breach and access logs potentially altered. Uber reportedly has suffered another massive security incident, which is likely more extensive than its 2016 data breach and potentially may… Continue Reading
  2. Google Chrome zero-day flaw: Users urged to install update 'immediately' Google Chrome zero-day flaw: Users urged to install update ‘immediately’ - Google says a new vulnerability is already being exploited by cyberattacks, with Chrome users on Windows, Mac and Linux told to apply the fix as soon as possible. Google has released a security update for the Chrome browser on Windows, Mac and Linux to fix a newly discovered zero-day vulnerability that is being exploited actively… Continue Reading
  3. How to recall an email in Outlook - Ever sent an embarrassing email to your boss? Mixed up clients and emailed the wrong information? Here's how to recall a message in Microsoft Outlook or Undo send on a Mac. We've all felt the fear of sending an email too early, without the proper attachment, or to the completely wrong person, and then having… Continue Reading
  4. To tackle the data breach epidemic, we need to get the basics right - A lot is said in security circles about cyber hygiene. It can amount to different things depending on which vendor or security practitioner you’re talking to. But a common thread is getting the basics right — whether it’s via user education, password management, or installing anti-malware software. These are the “low-hanging fruit” that could make… Continue Reading
  5. Inside a ransomware incident: How a single mistake left a door open for attackers Inside a ransomware incident: How a single mistake left a door open for attackers - There are many things you can do to protect yourself against cyberattacks - but if you still don't do the basics, then it's easy pickings for cyber criminals. A security vulnerability that was left unpatched for three years allowed a notorious cyber-criminal gang to breach a network and plant ransomware. The BlackCat ransomware attack against… Continue Reading
  6. Ransomware: 1.5 million people have got their files back without paying the gangs. Here's how Ransomware: 1.5 million people have got their files back without paying the gangs. Here’s how - No More Ransom project now offers free tools for decrypting 165 families of ransomware as the fight against extortion groups continues. The battle against ransomware is challenging because not only are ransomware attacks extremely disruptive, but in many cases, victims opt to pay the ransom demand for a decryption key – fueling additional ransomware attacks… Continue Reading
  7. Don't want your phone hacked? Just do this one thing Don’t want your phone hacked? Just do this one thing - If you follow one phone security best practice, make it this one. Every so often I have to dive back into the waters of mobile security and offer up a hard truth for users to swallow. Most often those truths are pretty easy to accept, such as never installing a piece of software unless it's… Continue Reading
  8. Impacts of Double Extortion Ransomware Attack on Enterprises and Mitigation Impacts of Double Extortion Ransomware Attack on Enterprises and Mitigation - The ransomware attack has been present for a while, and security experts have fought it substantially. They have provided methods to decrease the prevalence of this attack on individuals and enterprises. However, the techniques of malicious actors are also evolving at the same pace to continue causing damage.   In 2019, the world experienced a… Continue Reading
  9. How to update all of your Apple devices How to update all of your Apple devices - iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, Macs… even your Apple TV and iPod Touch.   Here's a quick, simple, and no-nonsense way to update your Apple devices. It is recommended to be on a stable Wi-Fi connection to update, and note that some updates are not available over a cellular connection. Also, make sure that devices are… Continue Reading
  10. Time to update all of your Apple gadgets ASAP Time to update all of your Apple gadgets ASAP - iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, Macs… even your Apple TV. Yesterday, Apple released a bumper pack of updates, with everything from iPhones and iPads to Apple Watches and even the Apple TV and the now defunct iPod Touch needing to be updated. On the iPhone and iPad front, we get iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6. From… Continue Reading

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