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Large Percentage Of Mobile Apps Have Security Flaws

How many apps do you have on your phone?If you’re like most people, you’ve likely got dozens or more. Considering how much storage is available on mobile devices these days, people tend to install apps and when they no longer want them, they don’t bother to uninstall them. Whatever your number is, the statistics recently […]

NASA Suffers Data Breach With Device Connected To Network

Not even NASA is immune to hacking.  Recently, the American space agency announced that they traced a breach back to April of 2018. That was when a group described as an APT (Advanced, Persistent Threat) breached the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s network via a ‘Raspberry-Pi’ device that was improperly connected to the network. The hackers made […]

Update Any Nest Cam Security Cameras You May Own

Did you get your Google Nest Security Camera system used or second hand?  If you did, be sure your cameras are running the latest firmware. Recently, the tech review site Wirecutter reported that some older Nest cams allowed their former owners to access camera feeds, even after the devices had been reset to factory settings. […]

Florida City Paid Big Bucks To Hackers Using Ransomware  

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida is the latest high-profile victim of a ransomware attack. Recently, the city council voted to pay more than $600,000 to a hacking group to regain access to data that had been locked and encrypted via ransomware nearly a month ago.  That is in addition to the $941,000 the city […]