Author Archives: Mary Alleyne

Bogus Invoices produced by Dropbox Phishing campaign

Scottsdale, AZ – November 14, 2016: Yet again, Cloud storage giant Dropbox wreaks security related troubles through a malware-based phishing blast that attempts to impersonate itself as a Dropbox notification email. According to AppRver an email and web security firm, … Continue reading

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Cybercrime to surpass $6 Trillion by 2021: Cybersecurity Ventures

Scottsdale, AZ – November 14, 2016: A report by information-security analyst firm, Cybersecurity Ventures, estimates that cybercrime will double within just five years, reaching $6-trillion annually by 2012, up from an expected $3-trillion this year. “One of the reasons that … Continue reading

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Disabling Cortana is still possible with Windows 10 Anniversary Updates

Scottsdale, AZ – November 14, 2016: Disabling Cortana is now not as simple as it was. This is because the toggle switch has been removed with the Windows 10 Anniversary Updates. It has to be manually disabled through the registry … Continue reading

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Instapaper now free for everyone

Instapaper is dropping its monthly subscription and will begin offering its service ad-free to all users. All of Instapaper’s Premium features, including full-text article searches and speed-reading, will also be opened up to everyone. This is a big shift for … Continue reading

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Election hacking FAQs

From Hillary’s vulnerable email server to the string of Russia-linked email dumps, digital security has been one of the major forces driving the news. So far, all the hacks have been about information — in their way, not so different … Continue reading

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LinkedIn can now help you determine the salary you deserve

LinkedIn recently introduced a new tool called LinkedIn Salary that aims to help users learn more about the salaries in their industry and how making changes to their current career impacts how much they make. When you enter a job title and … Continue reading

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Google rebuked for disclosure of Windows Bug

Google on Monday posted to the Internet a previously unpublicized flaw that could pose a security threat to users of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Google notified both Microsoft and Adobe of zero day vulnerabilities in their software on Oct. … Continue reading

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Yahoo Hack: Whodunnit

A week has passed since Yahoo was subjected to the worst data breach in history. Yet, there have been no profound details made known about who nabbed info on 500 million email accounts remain sketchy. At least one firm says … Continue reading

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Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices

There have been more than enough questions raised about how many device upgrades the company has actually logged in the last phase of its rollout. In July, the company declared 350 million people had upgraded to or were using Windows 10. … Continue reading

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An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet

It seems as though there is single body out there carrying out a systematic attempt to test the defenses of the internet’s fundamental infrastructure, presumably with the intention of one day breaking those defenses. While the sources for the article … Continue reading

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