RDP Brute Force Attacks Blocked By Windows 11

A small but important feature was recently incorporated by the Windows 11 design team.  A new Account Lockout Policy enabled by default has been added.  This policy automatically locks user accounts (including ...

New Android Malware Disables WiFi To Attempt Toll Fraud

There's a new threat to be aware of if you own an android device.  Microsoft recently warned that their researchers had spotted a new toll fraud malware strain wreaking havoc in the ...

DuckDuckGo Browser Blocks Microsoft Trackers

If you haven't heard of DuckDuckGo, it's a tiny browser that only gets a fraction of the traffic that Google does. If we're being honest, it gets only a fraction of the ...

WordPress Plugin Leaves Sites Vulnerable

Researchers at Defiant authored the popular Wordfence security solution for WordPress users and they have detected a massive campaign that has seen hackers actively scanning for websites employing the Kaswara Modern WPBakery ...

Technology Advances With Speech-Recognition Via AI Technology

If you haven't heard of the UK startup Speechmatics, it may come as a surprise to learn that the company may be on its way to becoming a globally recognized brand. The ...

Windows 11 Apps Are Being Tested For Kiosk Mode

There's interesting news in the world of Windows 11 development.  Microsoft recently began testing a new Kiosk feature that will enable IT administrators to limit which applications users can use while logged ...

Skimmers Are Stealing Credit Card Information From US Restaurants

If you eat out or are in the habit of ordering take-out on a regular basis, be aware. Recently, a large, well-organized web-skimming campaign has been uncovered that allowed hackers to swipe ...

Nvidia Leads Quantum Computing Innovation With New Platform

Quantum computing is on the horizon.  Unfortunately, it's been on the horizon for at least two decades.  It's one of those technologies that's always "just around the corner." In recent years, however, ...

Large Scale Okta Phishing Campaign Targets Many Organizations

According to ongoing research by Group-IB, a massive phishing campaign is currently underway. This is a campaign that has impacted no less than 130 organizations across a broad range of industries. These ...

Healthcare Data Breach Exposes 1.3 Million Patients

Do you make use of the "MyChart" portal to refill prescriptions, contact your healthcare providers or make appointments? If so, you should know that recently, the healthcare giant Novant disclosed a data ...