Update: WiFi Security Issue That Could Impact Most Routers, Smartphones

Recently, we wrote an urgent article about a serious security flaw in the current WiFi standard that could impact almost every wireless router and smartphone on the planet. Dubbed the “Krack Attack,” this flaw allows a hacker to make a…

New WiFi Issue Could Affect Millions Of Users And Devices

Security researchers have found a new critical security flaw dubbed “Krack” (Key Reinstallation Attacks) that affects literally every WiFi router and smart phone in use today. The reason? The security flaw resides in the WiFi standard itself, rather than in…

Microsoft Drops Groove Music Pass Sending Customers To Spotify

Groove Music has had a short, troubled life. It started out as Zune Music, but Microsoft bought it in 2012, promptly rebranding it as Xbox Music before changing its name again to Groove. Now, the company has decided to get…

ATMs Continue To Be Huge Target For Hackers

Hackers are the new bank robbers in a very literal sense. Increasingly, hackers have taken to infiltrating bank networks specifically for the purpose of infecting ATMs attached to their network with malicious code that makes stealing from them a snap.…

Equifax Announces Another 2+ Million Were Affected By Breach

Equifax’s problems just keep getting worse. Not long ago, the company suffered a major data breach that ultimately resulted in the CEO stepping down and a painful congressional grilling. Initial estimates placed the number of impacted users at some 143…

Whole Foods Reports Credit Card Breach

It seems that hardly a week goes by that we don’t hear about another high-profile data breach. This time in the hot seat, we find Amazon-owned Whole Foods. Specifically, we find Whole Foods Market locations. The company is reporting that…

New Malware Can Infect Computers, Even With Windows Defender

Researchers at the security firm CyberArk have discovered a new attack vector they’ve dubbed “Illusion Gap.” While it’s somewhat tricky for a hacker to implement, when it works, it can be devastatingly effective, completely bypassing Windows Defender, which is security…

MAC Computers Are Still Suffering From EFI Hack

One of the first, best pieces of advice computer owners get is to always keep their operating system up to date. It’s sound advice, because OS manufacturers generally do a good job of responding to new attack vectors and releasing…

Hackers Infiltrate Deloitte Accounting Firm

Deloitte is not exactly a household name. In fact, unless you use the company’s services, you may not have ever heard of them, even though they’re one of the largest accounting firms in the world. The company has the distinction…

Google Personal Data Requests Are On The Rise

Google’s latest Transparency Report is out, and the results have raised concerns with privacy advocates from around the world. This time last year, Google received 44,943 requests relating to 76,713 user accounts from the governments around the world. This year’s…