Some Computer Manufacturers Are Disabling Intel Chip Firmware

Intel is catching some flak for releasing CPU technology that's filled with security flaws. At issue is Intel's Management Engine (ME), which is designed for Enterprise use and is of no real ...

Ransomware Attackers Are Increasing Their Attacks On Businesses

The ransomware ecosystem is maturing. Strains are divided into "families" and the number of new families that have been discovered in 2017 is half what it was in 2016. Even so, the ...

Paypal-Owned Company Sees Breach Of 1.6 Million Customers

TIO Networks, a cloud-based, multi-channel bill payment platform purchased by Paypal for $233 million in 2017, was breached earlier this year, exposing PII (Personally Identifiable Information) for an estimated 1.6 million of ...

Former Employees Pose Serious Risk To Security

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reminded those who deal with PHI and PII of the dangers that terminated employees can pose to system security ...

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 ...

Google Can Still Track You With Location Services Disabled

Google recently found itself in a bit of hot water after an investigation by Quartz revealed that the company was intrusively collecting location data on literally every Android device in use today. ...

Epson Printer Having Issues? It Could Be A Microsoft Update

Do you have an older Epson printer that suddenly stopped working? If so, it may not be the printer at all, but a recent Windows update that lies at the heart of ...

More Bad News For OnePlus Phone Users

OnePlus phones have been getting plenty of bad press lately, thanks to malicious apps found to be factory-installed on a percentage of the devices, along with some intrusive data collection features the ...

Malware Infections Grow 4X In Just One Quarter

The world's hackers have been busy according to the latest report by Comodo security, which tracks the total number of threats around the globe, quarter by quarter. The latest statistics are alarming, ...