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WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

January 4, 2016

There are a lot of malicious viruses and malware types out there that can severely harm your computer but the latest one is particularly nasty. Known as Ransomware, this specific brand of malware is being used by underground criminals as a way of scoring some quick cash out of the pockets of innocent victims. So […]

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Free Lifetime PC Tune-Ups For Veterans! Thank You For Your Service!

Free Lifetime PC Tune-Ups For Veterans! Thank You For Your Service!

December 21, 2015

There are roughly 19.3 million military veterans currently in the United States. That’s 19.3 million men and women who have sacrificed parts of their life to keeping all of us safe and ensuring that we can continue to live with the liberties and freedoms that we’ve always had. There are many services and benefits that […]

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U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

November 23, 2015

Congress finally passed the bill to address Internet data breaches and cybersecurity, after years of delay and false starts. The Senate has been debating the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S.754), or CISA, and finally, on October the 27th, had all the votes it needed to pass. The CISA bill, which claims the legislation, disguised as a surveillance bill […]

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FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

October 20, 2015

According to an appeals court ruling, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has the right to take action against any company that fails to protect customer data. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the FTC’s 2012 lawsuit against Wyndham Worldwide, a hotel and time-share operator. Three data breaches in 2008 and 2009 […]

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Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

September 4, 2015

The Washington Post is reporting several administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity that the Obama administration is making unprecedented economic sanctions against China over online spying. The Post reported that the sanctions would be “against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government’s cybertheft of valuable US trade secrets.” An […]

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5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

August 11, 2015

There’s no question that data breaches can be a very costly thing, just ask Sony Pictures. Remember when the movie company was breached last November allowing hackers to scour the company’s networks and have access to pretty much every facet of Sony’s data? Well, Sony remembers, mainly because the breach had estimated losses for the […]

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Don’t Wait For Your Windows 10 Upgrade!

Don’t Wait For Your Windows 10 Upgrade!

July 31, 2015

Windows 10 was officially released on Wednesday andI know you’re totally having a great time with it right? Well I mean if you were able to download it that is. According to reports, some 14 million PCs have downloaded Windows 10. While that is a staggering number it still doesn’t include everyone, myself included. According […]

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Hacking Team Leak Leads To Discovery Of Major Adobe Flash Security Flaw

Hacking Team Leak Leads To Discovery Of Major Adobe Flash Security Flaw

July 21, 2015

Hacking Team, a spyware company, was recently compromised, leading to the leaking of 400GB of internal files, emails, and source code that was made available for anyone to download on torrent sites. Some software flaws have been uncovered and leaked, along with some embarrassing communications. Some source code contained within these software vulnerabilities are being […]

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Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

June 17, 2015

Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm that helps companies with cyber-crime compliance issues and litigation, as well as other things, released information of the lawsuit on a major hack within a university’s networks. The press release was of Pennsylvania judge’s dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). […]

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Tesla Gigafactory Construction Flyover

Tesla Gigafactory Construction Flyover

May 21, 2015

The first 4k ultra-high-definition video of the Tesla Gigafactory under construction. Located 15 minutes East of Reno, NV the Gigafactory is being built at a brisk pace. You only need to watch the first 50 seconds or so to get the idea.

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