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Is Your Router Being Exploited By Cyber Attackers?

Chances are you have a wifi router in your home that broadcasts an internet signal so your devices, laptops, smartphones, tablets, video game consoles, and whatever else can use it. If you work in an office, chances are you have a router there too. And if you go to your local coffee shop to surf

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Nokia Has Had Enough Of Daring New Malware Threats

If you’re like most people between the ages of 30-50, the Nokia brand probably gives you fond memories of seemingly indestructible pre-iPhone cell phones, which could last for a week on one battery charge. But even though Nokia lost significant phone market share as the iOS and Android wars became a thing, the Finnish corporation

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Do You Know About This Awful “Bill Gates” Attack?

Just like the soda wars between Pepsi and coke, there’s an ongoing operating system (OS) war being between Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS. That competition has been going on as long back as November 1985! That’s when Windows 1.0 was released. The first Apple Macintosh computer (as they were called back then) was released in

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Why 13 Is A Frightening Number For Android Apps

The number 13 is typically a unlucky number for most people in the Western world. Many apartment buildings and office towers skip the number altogether, jumping straight from floor 12 to floor 14. There’s even a recognized phobia for the number known as triskaidekaphobia! No other numbers have fancy Greek-named phobias that are officially recognized

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Big Corporation Gets Ransomware—Is Lack Of Caution To Blame?

It’s really terrible when an ordinary person gets hit by ransomware. Our daily lives have become dependent on our use of PCs and mobile smartphones—especially those iPhones. Imagine checking your prized device for the most recent update on your life, your work, your emails, your socials, your images, your contacts, your financial details, your calendar,

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New Malware In Ukraine Is Actually A Warning For War

Ukraine has been a major target of international cyber warfare for a long time. To be clear, cyber warfare is just what it sounds like, violent action against others conducted through digital-based attacks. As we get further into the 21st century, bombs and guns and nukes and drones aren’t the only instruments of war. Militaries

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How In The World Did Trickbot Steal Your Bank Password?

First there was Dyre malware, initially discovered in October 2014 and designed to steal sensitive data by successfully infecting computers. Most people conduct online banking using their personal phones, tablets, and PCs, and many others use their credit cards to make purchases online using those same devices. Further, enterprise and business computers as well as

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You Need To Know Why Dharma Is Bad Karma For Your Computer

Dharma is a concept in eastern religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism that has no direct English language translation. This Sanskrit word can be interpreted as the right way of living or the the path or righteousness and signifies that the universe is in accord with with “cosmic law and order.” But ironically enough,

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Have You Been Fooled By An Insidious Text Message?

It’s completely understandable if checking your voicemail on your smartphone has become a dull chore. These days, people trying to reach you likely do so via email or text message. If you want to talk to someone using your actual voice, you may prefer using Skype or Google Hangouts or one of a plethora of

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