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New Facebook Messenger App For Kids Raises Privacy Questions

On the surface, the new Facebook For Kids messenger app looks like a solid win that should put the minds of parents all over the world at ease. The company conducted extensive ...

Files Containing Nearly 1.5 Billion Passwords Leaked On The Internet

Researchers from the security firm 4iQ have made a disturbing discovery on the dark web. A massive repository has been discovered that contains a staggering 1.4 billion usernames and passwords in plain ...

New “MailSploit” Allows Email Spoofing

Phishing attacks just got a whole lot easier. A German security researcher named Sabri Haddouche has recently discovered a set of email vulnerabilities that have been collectively dubbed "Mailsploit."  At the root, ...

Bug in macOS Could Allow Hackers Root Access

Do you own a Mac? Is it running Apple's latest macOS, the "High Sierra?"  If so, be extra careful with who you allow access to your machine. A security flaw recently discovered ...

A Million Imgur Users Affected By Breach

Do you use the image hosting service, Imgur? If you do, there's a slight chance that you'll be prompted to change your password the next time you log on. That's because the ...

Breach Of Health Data Gets California Company $2M Fine

Cottage Health System, a company that operates five hospitals in the Santa Barbara area of California, is the latest firm to have been hit with a hefty fine for losing control of ...

Uber Paid To Hide Massive Data Breach From Public

It has recently come to light that the company was hacked in 2016 in a massive breach that exposed the personal information of more than 57 million Uber users and drivers. A ...

Ransomware Is Spreading Through Macros In Word

Security researcher Jaromir Jorejsi of Trend Micro has discovered a disturbing new strain of ransomware named qkG that spreads by way of macros inside MS Word. The ransomware strain targets only Office ...

Known WordPress Malware Is Back For Second Round

This past summer, an Italian security researcher named Manuel D'Orso discovered a nasty malware attack aimed at WordPress sites. Dubbed "Wp-Ved," after the name of the .php file bearing the malicious payload, ...

Issue With Android Could Let Someone Record Screen And Audio

Do you have an Android phone? Is it running either Lolipop, Marshmallow or Nougat? Those three account for slightly more than 75 percent of the Android phones in service today, so odds ...

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