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The Gooligan Android Breach – What you Need to Know

As if worrying that your Android might suddenly explode wasn’t enough to worry about. Researchers at Security fIrm Check Point have just announced the emergence of a new strain of Android-attacking malware, which they’re calling Gooligan, a particularly powerful variant of an older Android malware called Ghost Push. Spreading through apps in third party app stores, Gooligan is affecting 13,000 devices a day and targets … Continue reading The Gooligan Android Breach – What you Need to Know

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25 Tips for a Safe Computer Security Day (and every other day, too!)

There sure are a lot of reasons to celebrate this time of year. Between all the great food, good cheer and amazing deals, it’s easy to get caught up in the festivities. Perhaps that’s why November 30th was designated as Computer Security Day back in 1998 and we still “observe” it today — to remind us that no matter how much fun we’re having, posting … Continue reading 25 Tips for a Safe Computer Security Day (and every other day, too!)

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The (Rotten) Gift that Keeps on Giving

Oh, Thanksgiving Day. You probably get a warm and fuzzy feeling even before the sugar high hits your brain just thinking about the mashed potato and turkey-packed day. What you’re probably not thinking about is that first Thanksgiving Day back in 1621. There were Pilgrims and Native Americans, food and gifts, don’t forget the gifts! The Native Americans gave the newbies their trade secrets for … Continue reading The (Rotten) Gift that Keeps on Giving

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The Ultimate “How to Not Get Hacked While Shopping Online”Guide

For better or for worse, the biggest shopping season of the year has arrived. Now that Thanksgiving Day is nothing more than a mere memory (aside from the heartburn and excess poundage), it’s time to start thinking about all the presents and other stuff you’ll need to dish out money on for the upcoming gift-give-a-thon. Once upon a time, snagging great deals on Black Friday … Continue reading The Ultimate “How to Not Get Hacked While Shopping Online”Guide

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Coming to a Smartphone Near You! The Latest Round of WhatsApp Scams

WhatsApp is a great way to keep in touch with far off friends and relatives but it seems like every time you turn around, there’s another scam running rampant on it. Given the fact that WhatsApp has over one billion users, it only makes sense that hackers and scammers are always on the lookout for new and interesting ways to exploit the platform. And with … Continue reading Coming to a Smartphone Near You! The Latest Round of WhatsApp Scams

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Lessons Learned From the Election Shocker – Don’t Let Hacks Take You by Surprise

As morning hits around the globe, the world is waking up to find out that Donald Trump has been elected the 45 president of the United States of America. It’s a shocker to say the least. The proverbial dark horse, coming in from behind, beset with scandals, a less-than-stellar reputation and no political background — who would have ever seen this coming?! All the polls … Continue reading Lessons Learned From the Election Shocker – Don’t Let Hacks Take You by Surprise