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Texas Government Gets Hit With Major Ransomware Attack

This year stands to shatter last year's record in terms of the number of successful hacks against businesses and government agencies. It seems that the hackers have a new favored tool:  The ...

Medical Device Security Outlook Continues To Look Bleak

There's a mix of good news and bad news concerning the security of smart devices in general, and smart medical devices specifically.  As most people are aware, the Internet of Things (IoT) ...

Open Source Programs Continue To Get Attacked By Hackers

This year hasn't been good for users of Open Source software, which at one level or another, includes just about everybody.  Unfortunately, a recent grim discovery makes it unlikely that we'll see ...

Nvidia Releases Graphics Drivers With Major Improvements

There's great news today in the tech realm for gamers around the world. Nvidia recently announced a major driver update for its graphics cards that offer a variety of improvements.  The 436.02 ...

YouTube Will Soon Stop Displaying Ads Targeted At Kids

Earlier this year, Google, the parent company of YouTube, found itself in hot water for YouTube's violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPA). They got in trouble for their data ...

Google Hangouts Extending  Support Until Next Year

If you're a G Suite user, you're probably already aware that Google has been making plans to shut down Google Hangouts.  In fact, the original plan was to begin phasing it out ...

Gmail Users Will Get Updated Spelling and Grammar Assistance

There are changes afoot in Gmail designed to help improve the quality of your writing using new AI features. These features will auto correct simple spelling errors and offer suggestions to improve ...

Payment Forms Cause Large Amount Of Online Data Breaches

When surveying the state of your company's security, it's important to understand what your biggest risks are. According to the 2019 Application Report published by F5 Labs, the answer is simple. Fully ...

Choice Hotel Data Breach Affects up To 700,000 Customers

Recently, an independent researcher named Bob Diachenko worked collaboratively with Comparitech. They discovered an unsecured database containing nearly 700,000 hotel records belonging to Choice Hotels.  Unfortunately, although Diachenko reported his finding to ...

Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords

Google recently released a large-scale password study that will probably give every IT manager in the country heartburn. The results of their study indicate that a disturbing percentage of users continue to use ...

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