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Is Dropbox Dropping in on Your Shared Files?

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The ability to instantly share and interact through online sources has become an expected part of our daily lives. We live in a time where any service that helps make this happen is quickly welcomed. And because of this mentality, cloud services such as Dropbox, where people can access shared information and files in real-time Read more…

Obad to the Bone: Sophisticated Malware

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“Sophistication” is generally viewed by most as a good thing… Dom Perignon, Kate Middleton, fresh-pressed slacks—you get the picture. Unfortunately, when it comes to sophisticated malware, you’ll find things are far from classy. And recently, researchers have discovered what they’re calling “the most sophisticated mobile Trojan to date.” They call it “Obad,” and its keepers Read more…

Obad to the Bone: Sophisticated Malware

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“Sophistication” is generally viewed by most as a good thing… Dom Perignon, Kate Middleton, fresh-pressed slacks—you get the picture. Unfortunately, when it comes to sophisticated malware, you’ll find things are far from classy. And recently, researchers have discovered what they’re calling “the most sophisticated mobile Trojan to date.” They call it “Obad,” and its keepers Read more…

Hackers are Cashing in on Instagram Likes

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They say popularity has its price. This saying holds a new weight when it comes to the growing influence of social media. In fact, your “Likes” may be worth more to hackers than your credit card number. As counterintuitive as it may seem, your social clout has become the new target of hackers. And they’re Read more…

Update Your Android OS! It Could Save You from Cyber Attacks

Although some change can be great, we’re not always thrilled when modifications are made to things we’ve become accustomed to expecting. It’s easy to get thrown off when your local supermarket relocates the produce section across the store, or when a go-to dish is removed from the menu at your favorite restaurant. And many of Read more…

Update Your Android OS! It Could Save You from Cyber Attacks

Although some change can be great, we’re not always thrilled when modifications are made to things we’ve become accustomed to expecting. It’s easy to get thrown off when your local supermarket relocates the produce section across the store, or when a go-to dish is removed from the menu at your favorite restaurant. And many of Read more…

Twitter Housekeeping: Clean up Your Third-Party Access

It’s difficult sometimes to think what many of us did before Twitter. How did we find out about the latest breaking news on a storm, local crime, or the next backlash in the Perez Hilton / Lady Gaga feud? We used to have to wait hours for a story to be reported on T.V. or Read more…

Mobile Bankers Beware: A New Phishing Scam Wants Your Money

As a growing number of smartphone owners get increasingly comfortable using their mobile devices for everything from shopping online to depositing checks, cybercriminals are finding new ways to take advantage of our growing reliance on our smartphones and tablets. Savvy scammers equipped with Photoshop & some computer programming skills are looking to get your money Read more…

Is Your Baby Monitor Peeking in on You?

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Could the monitors we as parents use to keep tabs on our children playing or sleeping in other rooms of the home be used to eavesdrop in reverse? That is exactly what happened to a family in Houston, TX who were surprised by an unfamiliar voice screaming obscenities out of the child monitor in the Read more…

Don’t Take a Bite out of that Apple Gift Card Scam

Good rule of thumb on the web: When it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Those ads on the right side of your web page, promising to give you a brand new iPad for absolutely free…probably a scam. The direct message on Twitter you received stating that you can make thousands of Read more…