Google Chrome beefs up password protection on Android and iOS

Google Chrome 86 is now available on desktop and mobile. The release includes several new security-focused features. Android and iOS also gain access to a password protection service. Google is introducing a host of security features with the release of …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Train employees to be first line of defense – TechRepublic

Maintaining good cyber hygiene is always essential for an IT department, and it’s equally important that IT remind company employees of the looming threat of cyber breaches. October marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and it’s particularly relevant this year as many …

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Apple Suggests Restoring iPhone and Apple Watch to Fix Excess Battery Drain or Missing GPS Data

Shortly after the release of iOS 14 and watchOS 7, many users ran into problems with their iPhone and Apple Watch. Multiple online support threads including our own found GPS data was not being properly recorded during activities. The issue …

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Watch Your Blog Comments, Or Risk Getting Flagged

If you participate in blog conversations, then you’ve probably heard of Disqus. It’s the largest and most well-known blog commenting software on the web today, used by a variety of news media sites and blogs of all shapes and sizes. …

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Telephone Scammers Get Tricky By Recording “Yes,” Using It Against You

What’s old is new again. In the days before the internet, scammers frequently weaponized the telephone, but now, that’s considered old school. While telephone scams still exist, they’re not nearly as common as they once were. Recently, however, a new …

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Privacy Concerns Over Microsoft Data Sharing

Microsoft hasn’t been making many friends, thanks to its rather invasive data collection policies. In fact, the sheer amount of data the company collects on you via Windows 10 is nothing short of alarming, and it has even caught the …

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In-App Purchases By Kids May Get Refunded By Amazon

Amazon has been in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission since 2014 for not warning parents that the free apps they let their kids play with can be used to authorize in-app purchases. Thanks to this policy, some $70 …

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Health Care Employees Have Big Problems With Data Security

Over the past two years, the hackers of the world have begun to shift focus. Previously, their preferred targets had been big credit card companies, and all over the dark web, interested parties could find as many credit card numbers …

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Hacking Over WiFi Threat Prompts iOS And Android Updates

If you use either an Android or Apple smartphone, which describes approximately 100% of the world’s smartphone-using population, then you’ll want to pay close attention to the security updates that both Google and Apple released recently. Four months ago, Google …

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Facial Recognition Has Major Flaw On New Samsung Phone

Samsung, the world’s largest cellphone manufacturer, has a problem with their flagship offerings, the new S8 and S8+ devices. Both were released with a new facial recognition software the company used as an advanced security measure. The idea was a …

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