Category Archives: News

  • Midwest’s 1st National Guard cyber battalion to be based in Indiana

    Posted on November 1, 2019 by in News, Security

    By: The Associated Press Indiana will be home to the Midwest’s first National Guard cyber battalion, according to officials. The 127th Cyber Battalion will be comprised of nearly 100 soldiers who will be trained on cyber security and cyber warfare at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County, about 75 miles (121 kilometers) southeast […]

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  • Best laptop 2019: our pick of the 15 best laptops you can buy this year

    Posted on October 4, 2019 by in News

    TechRadar’s picks of the latest models from the top brands to help you find the best laptop for your needs In this guide to the best laptops of 2019, we list the ultimate devices you can buy right now, no matter what your budget is, or what kind of laptop you’re after. Our best laptops […]

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  • Microsoft Expands List of Blocked File Types in Outlook on the Web

    Posted on September 20, 2019 by in News

    Microsoft this week announced plans to add some new file extensions to the list of file types that are blocked in Outlook on the web. When the change will be operated, it will immediately result in Outlook on the web users no longer being allowed to download attachments that have those file extensions, the tech […]

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  • Cleverly Faked Website Targets US Veterans

    Posted on September 6, 2019 by in News

    American military veterans on the hunt for a new job are the latest group to be targeted by bold new threat group Tortoiseshell. The group, which was discovered earlier this month by researchers at Symantec, has been active since July 2018, primarily targeting IT providers in Saudi Arabia with a mix of customized and “common or garden” malware. New intelligence published […]

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  • Extent of Damage for State Farm Credential Stuffing Attack Still in Question

    Posted on August 23, 2019 by in News, Security

    Credential stuffing hinges on the fact that many people re-use passwords between different accounts, and that there are certain simple password patterns that many people rely on. United States-based insurance giant State Farm recently mailed out a data breach notice to some of its customers. The description of the incident indicates that the company was […]

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  • Who Owns Your Wireless Service? Crooks Do.

    Posted on August 9, 2019 by in News, Security

    Incessantly annoying and fraudulent robocalls. Corrupt wireless company employees taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to unlock and hijack mobile phone service. Wireless providers selling real-time customer location data, despite repeated promises to the contrary. A noticeable uptick in SIM-swapping attacks that lead to multi-million dollar cyberheists. If you are somehow under the […]

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  • Inside the Smart Home: IoT Device Threats and Attack Scenarios

    Posted on August 2, 2019 by in News, Security

    A smart home is made up of a number of different devices connected to the internet of things (IoT), each with a specific set of functions. No matter how different these devices are from one another, they have the shared goal of streamlining the tasks and simplifying the lives of their users. Smart home devices also […]

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  • Your face may have traveled around the world in invasive facial recognition databases

    Posted on July 26, 2019 by in News

     Dozens of databases of people’s faces are being compiled without their knowledge by companies and researchers, with many of the images then being shared around the world, in what has become a vast ecosystem fueling the spread of facial recognition technology. The databases are pulled together with images from social networks, photo websites, dating services […]

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  • Wireless alliance: You might want to move some access points for Wi-Fi 6

    Posted on July 19, 2019 by in News

    Businesses could find themselves repositioning wireless access points and even facing increased bandwidth demands as Wi-Fi 6 hits the market in the coming months, according to a white paper released today by the Wireless Broadband Alliance. Nevertheless, the news is mostly good for prospective business users. Thanks to Wi-Fi 6’s array of coexistence, power-saving and smart management […]

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  • Movie Tech Review: Child’s Play 2019

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by in News

    TrendMicro Blog June 21, 2019 Watch a movie for work, they said. It’ll be great, they said. What’s the worst that could happen? Find out when a blogger who hates horror movies reviews the new Child’s Play movie; how horrific is technology? Find out…

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