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Cyber Security Insurance Is No Substitute For Good IT Security Practices

Businesses are increasingly exposed to data breaches as cyber criminals relentlessly try to exploit their networks.  All too often these businesses turn to cyber security insurance, thinking it will be an easy way to safeguard against any financial loss that they may suffer after a cyber attack. Companies reach the [...]

By | 2016-11-28T14:09:17+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Security|Comments Off on Cyber Security Insurance Is No Substitute For Good IT Security Practices

Safe Online Surfing Cyber Education Program Reaches Milestone

From cyber bullies to online predators, the threats to our children in this digitally driven age are real. That’s why the FBI runs an online program designed to help prepare America’s young people to safely navigate the world of cyberspace, now and in the future. It’s called the FBI Safe [...]

By | 2016-11-23T14:22:30+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|For The Kids, Security, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Safe Online Surfing Cyber Education Program Reaches Milestone

Spammers using Facebook Messenger to Spread Locky Ransomware

If you came across any Facebook Message with an image file (exactly .SVG file format) send by any of your Facebook friends, just avoid clicking it. An ongoing Facebook spam campaign is spreading malware downloader among Facebook users by taking advantage of innocent-looking SVG image file to infect computers. If [...]

By | 2016-11-21T18:06:49+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Facebook, Security|Comments Off on Spammers using Facebook Messenger to Spread Locky Ransomware

iPhone 6s Shutting Down Unexpectedly? Apple Will Fix For Free Even If Out Of Warranty

If your iPhone 6s is shutting down unexpectedly, Apple’s fix is free battery replacement even if it’s out of warranty. The Cupertino-based company has been going through the process of investigating the issue, and has today launched a dedicated repair program that allows those suffering from the issue to have [...]

By | 2016-11-21T15:21:57+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Apple, iOS, iPhone|Comments Off on iPhone 6s Shutting Down Unexpectedly? Apple Will Fix For Free Even If Out Of Warranty

Karma ransomware bundles itself with free software downloads

Another ransomware variant has recently been discovered, which pretends to be a freeware utility tool called Windows-TuneUp. Dubbed 'Karma,' the crypto-malware was discovered by slipstream/RoL, a security researcher. The ransomware is one of many other malware that disguise themselves as legitimate software, this is of course in order to trick [...]

By | 2016-11-16T15:34:21+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Security, Windows|Comments Off on Karma ransomware bundles itself with free software downloads

Android and iOS Users: Scan Your Old Prints To Digital Photos Right From Your Smartphone Using Google PhotoScan

Here’s how you can scan your old printed photos and turn them into digital photos right from your smartphone using Google’s PhotoScan app. Google has today launched new iOS and Android apps going by the name of PhotoScan, which allow users to scan printed photos using their smartphone’s camera and then [...]

By | 2016-11-16T14:20:50+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Android, Apple, Apps, iPhone|Comments Off on Android and iOS Users: Scan Your Old Prints To Digital Photos Right From Your Smartphone Using Google PhotoScan

PSA: Nvidia Game Ready 375.86 drivers cause massive performance issues

Last night, Nvidia started to roll out the latest “Game Ready” drivers for its users, with version 375.86 coming through the GeForce Experience app and now available as a direct download. However, you’ll probably want to stay away from these drivers for now, as serious issues are being reported by [...]

By | 2016-11-16T13:57:20+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Gaming, Nvidia|Comments Off on PSA: Nvidia Game Ready 375.86 drivers cause massive performance issues