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Computer Security Watch – Aug 25 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 25 2014

August 25, 2014

All The Small Things   Today’s Top Threat W32.Changeup!gen50 The W32.Changeup is a worm that spreads through removable and mapped drives. If you are on a network, this worm can do some pretty serious damage, and spread like wild fire. Today’s Top Stories Website Add-on Targets Japanese Users, Leads To Exploit Kit “In the past […]

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Yahoo Is Going To Enable Encrypted Emails In 2015

Yahoo Is Going To Enable Encrypted Emails In 2015

August 12, 2014

With all of the big news right now about widespread Internet surveillance, everyone has been scrambling to counter that with widespread encryption so that the NSA and other spy agencies or hackers can’t access our personal information so easily. Everyone has been trying to encrypt everything. Google was first to jump in, and now Yahoo is […]

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iOS Security Called Into Question Yet Again

iOS Security Called Into Question Yet Again

July 30, 2014

Apple has had a really hard time lately trying to defend themselves against claims that iOS is less than secure. They have been called into question two times in less than two weeks. This time, Apple is denying they iOS has a backdoor that allows third parties to get access to their users personal information. […]

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The PC Is Dead, And The Apple IBM Deal Is Proof

The PC Is Dead, And The Apple IBM Deal Is Proof

July 25, 2014

Times are changing, and this is a fact that no one can deny. Technology is different from what it was just 10 years ago. The technology we use in video games, TV’s, and even our computers. Computers have definitely changed from a decade ago. Remember Gateway computers? Yea, so do I. Society is changing with […]

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Google Is Using Hackers To Make The Internet A Safer Place

Google Is Using Hackers To Make The Internet A Safer Place

July 20, 2014

Google has launched a new project that they are calling “Project Zero”. They have hired a whole team of hackers for the project, and the whole goal is to find all of the biggest bugs that are scattered across the internet. After the whole Heartbleed incident earlier this year, there has been a growing concern […]

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The Windows 9 Preview Is Coming Sooner Than Expected

The Windows 9 Preview Is Coming Sooner Than Expected

July 10, 2014

Back in May rumor had it that the Windows 9 preview was going to be available by spring 2015. Since then, there have been some updates that suggest that the preview version of Windows 9 might actually be available much earlier than that. Sources at Microsoft have confirmed with ZDNet that the next version of […]

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Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

June 30, 2014

Needless to say, Google is doing pretty well for itself. One of the reasons for this success, however, are those annoying ads you see popping up on your sidebar all the time. Mining personal data to deliver targeted ads to users is one of the main lifelines for the search engine and other online firms. […]

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You Aren’t Getting The Internet Speed You Are Paying For

You Aren’t Getting The Internet Speed You Are Paying For

June 20, 2014

According to a report by the Federal Communications Commission, most of the ISPs out there aren’t even providing their customers with the broadband speeds that they are paying for. Can you believe it? You probably can. Chances are, you are wondering why you even pay for the crappy internet connection you have right now. The […]

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New Malware Encrypts User Files, Demands Ransom For Decryption

New Malware Encrypts User Files, Demands Ransom For Decryption

June 8, 2014

It looks as if computer users are going to need some help from Mel Gibson as many people are finding their machines under ransom. Yeah, you read that right….ransom. According to a recent report from Cisco Systems, a number of malicious advertisements have begun popping up on some very big name websites, including Disney, Facebook […]

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Bug Found In Internet Explorer Lets Hackers Control Your Computer

Bug Found In Internet Explorer Lets Hackers Control Your Computer

April 29, 2014

Right now, Microsoft is hurrying to fix a problem in its popular Web browser that was found over the weekend by security experts at FireEye. This bug is something that hackers have caught on to and are exploiting it as hard as they can. Basically, hackers have began setting up websites that they are tricking […]

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