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Study Claims Nearly Half of US Businesses Affected with Ransomware This Year

Posted on August 05, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

If you are at all tuned into the computer security world, you know that the threat of ransomware is an epidemic that appears to have become unruly and widespread in the recent year or two. According to an Osterman Research 2016 State of Ransomware Study sponsored by MalwareBytes, nearly half of corporate entities in the [...] Continue Reading

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Hackers could take over 3D Printers to produce Defective Products

Posted on July 18, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

3D printers have become a newfound tool for creating items and products on the fly for just about any application that you can imagine. Companies, small businesses, and private citizens all over the world are adopting the concept of 3D printers and using them to create nearly any type of item that you can imagine. [...] Continue Reading

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FBI Can Hack into a Computer without a Warrant rules U.S. Court

Posted on June 24, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

The days of big brother watching have come and stayed with us. Though, we don’t know how hard big brother is looking into our every-day actions over the Internet. In a recent court hearing, the FBI’s quest to seek permission to hack into computers without a warrant has been granted. That’s right; the FBI can [...] Continue Reading

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Millions of Twitter Login Details Leaked – Users Notified

Posted on June 13, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

Over 32 million Twitter login details were caught up in a recent data breach that the social network giant fears will be sold off to the highest bidders over the Dark Web to potential hackers and cybercrooks. As an answer to a massive data breach involving login credentials to millions of Twitter accounts, one that [...] Continue Reading

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Windows 7 and 8 Users Aggressively Forced to Update to Windows 10

Posted on May 31, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

Microsoft has always been forthcoming about their push to update Windows 7 and 8 users to their new Windows 10 operating system. Now, with only two months until the deadline to receive a free update to Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7 or 8, Microsoft is making a last-ditch effort to roll out as many [...] Continue Reading

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Government Officials Believe U.S. Not Prepared for Electrical Grid Cyberattack

Posted on April 14, 2016 by GranTorinoGuy.

The electrical grid in the United States of America has long been an alleged target for cybercrooks and potentially terrorists who have the proper hacking abilities. So far, knock on wood, the vast electrical grids in America have never succumbed to a cyberattack. However, the U.S. government is believed not to be prepared for a [...] Continue Reading

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