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The Great Suspender

Google Removes ‘The Great Suspender’ Extension For Containing Malware

Google has forcibly removed ‘The Great Suspender’ – a popular Chrome extension used by millions of users – from the Chrome Web Store for...
TPB

Vigilante Malware Blocks Access To The Pirate Bay & Other Torrent Sites

A new type of malware campaign has been discovered that apparently blocks access to the most popular torrent site, The Pirate Bay, and a...
cyber attack

Russia Is Behind 58% Of Nation-State Cyberattacks, Says Microsoft

In a recent study conducted by Microsoft, it discovered that Russia accounted for 58% of nation-state cyberattacks observed in the past year, mostly targeting...
safari

Safari Bug Leaks Users’ Browser History And Google Account Info

A software bug in Apple’s Safari 15 can let any website obtain your recent internet and even some Google account info, as well as...
apple m1 chip

MIT Researchers Find New “Unpatchable” Vulnerability In Apple’s M1 Chip

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in a new paper have exposed an “untraceable” hardware vulnerability in Apple’s most powerful chip...
AMD Ryzen

AMD Ryzen Chips Found Vulnerable To New ‘SQUIP’ Attack

Security researchers from the Graz University of Technology, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Lamarr Security Research non-profit research center on Tuesday published...
Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS adds a free VPN with Warp

Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS adds a free VPN with Warp

Cloudflare gets a free VPN feature ‘Warp’ added to its DNS service 1.1.1.1 Earlier last year, Cloudfare Inc., a website performance and security company, had...
Millions of Dell PCs at risk due to vulnerability in SupportAssist tool

Millions of Dell PCs at risk due to vulnerability in SupportAssist tool

Millions of Dell PCs running Windows have been identified with a serious security flaw that allows attackers system-level access to hardware and software, according to...
Russia Bans Sales Of Devices Without Pre-Installed Russian Software

Russia Bans Sales Of Devices Without Pre-Installed Russian Software

A new Russian law is set to go in force in July 2020 that will see the banning of consumer gadgets that do not...
German Government To Pay Over €800,000 For Windows 7 Extended Security Updates

German Government To Pay Over €800,000 For Windows 7 Extended Security Updates

Microsoft ended all support for its decade-old Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020. The end of support means the company would now no...

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