New iOS 13 Update Prevents Third Party Online Tracking

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Apple iOS Update Increases Security

The iOS 13 update comes out on Thursday the 17th and Apple has introduced several new features to increase security and overall user experience. After several incidents exposing privacy issues with both Facebook and Google, this update has taken charge to keep users from being tracked through their phones. Security Features With iOS 13 One of the features that is … Read More

Telegram Bug Allows Recovery of “Unsent” Messages

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Telegram Bug Lets Users Save "Unsent" Photos

The mobile messaging app, Telegram, recently announced that a fix to a nettlesome bug had been published on September 5. Security researcher Dhiraj Mishra found the problem while investigating Telegram’s MTProto protocol. The app has a feature that allows users to “unsend” messages that have been sent to others’ inboxes. This convenient mechanism allows users to retract messages that have … Read More

Ransomware Revival in Q1 of 2019 Leads to Stolen Credentials

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Ransomware Revival in 2019 Exposes Personal Data

In 2019, ransomware is back and more destructive than ever. A report issued by McAfee states that now, cybercriminals are targeting weak IoT devices. This allows them to extract tremendous amounts of information from companies. In just one quarter of 2019, cybercriminals gained access to over 2.2 billion accounts. They extracted personal and corporate information as a result. The attacks … Read More

Bounty Hunting Apple’s Security Flaws

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Apple Creates Bug Bounty Program

Code is far from foolproof. That’s part of the reason computer programs are regularly upgraded, new devices are always launching, and the landscape keeps changing. Sure, these changes get more intricate with each update, but that doesn’t change the fact that thousands of updates occur regularly to patch security holes. No system is immune from this. From video games to … Read More

Remote Workers Are a Cyber Risk for Small Businesses

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Remote Workers are a Cyber Risk for Small Businesses

Cyber threats are a major concern for small businesses around the world. The risk, research shows, is even greater for businesses with remote employees. But in companies surveyed by Nationwide, one of the country’s largest insurance providers, less than five percent of small businesses in the US (those with 11-500 employees) have proper security measures in place for their remote … Read More