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The Yahoo Security Breach – Nearly 3 Billion User’s Affected

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Initially, Yahoo had put the figure of the affected user accounts by the data theft it encountered in 2013 at one billion in December, 2016. Now, it has discovered that the right figure is about three billion as virtually all user accounts were affected. Just like how all the one billion users thought to be the only affected ones were …

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IoT Security Problems For Healthcare

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From smart appliances that work with mobile applications to help patients to take their drugs on time, IoT (Internet of Things) is becoming ever-present in healthcare. However, the expansion of IoT comes with new security challenges, risks, and vulnerabilities for patients and healthcare staff. The Security Risks of IoT Devices that have the data of patients are very appealing targets …

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Devious Adware Discovered On Facebook

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These days, it’s become very much easy to get rid of an email from an unfamiliar source telling you to download a file or click on a link. Thanks to its spam-like features. However, it’s very rare to detect such messages on a social media platform such as Facebook Messenger. In fact, deleting it becomes a problem especially when it’s …

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Personal Spying Malware-Fruitfly

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Much press and time have been focused on malware that seeks to gain monetary compensation immediately and directly. Ransomware has become a great threat in 2017 but the actual loss from the threat has not achieved the expectations of hackers or law enforcement. A new bred of malware has been discovered. The malware has been dubbed fruitfly spyware. The objective …

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Are Medical Records Safe On Mobile Devices

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Increased health care needs and constant collaboration between various medical departments are two of the main reasons why large medical practices and hospitals have integrated a mobile policy into their medical care administrative practices. This means an increased use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets in daily interactions with patients. But as the number of health care offices …

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5 Ways To Protect Your IoT Devices

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In recent years, smart gadgets seemed like novelty products to wealthy business owners. But the case is different now as Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly taking over as people connect everything from their cars to home automation systems and the Internet. These devices are starting to change the way we live and work. Whether is a smart TV or …

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Copycat On The Prowl For Android

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Listen up Android users; new forms of malware are developed every day, and they affect you in ways that you can never imagine. In the year 2015, there were over 1.4 million created per day, making the competition high. Some of this malware had to go off the grid. One popular one was CopyCat. CopyCat CopyCat is a strain of …

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Prevent Ransomware With HIPPA Compliance

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As a result of new technological development in the world today, a great number of industrial firms are constantly under threat of recent cyber-attacks. One of the sectors that has been mostly affected by this development is the healthcare industry. Recently, it was discover that healthcare organizations and hospitals were among the first industries to be greatly affected by the …

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Why Legal Firms Should Be Proactive In Their IT Department

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Network security should be beefed up by security professionals. The security professionals should be implementing firewall software as well as diagnosing risks for breaches all the time. The truth is that they spend a significant amount of time with troubleshooting on individual computer devices. That system of handling issues is not the optimum. However, this is the regular way it …

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How To Hurricane Proof Your Business

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Hurricane season can spell trouble if you are not prepared for it, whether you live on a coast or inland. Mostly around September and October, the peak hurricane season runs. So, it won’t be a bad suggestion to have a review of your commercial insurance coverage, and healthcare IT so as to ensure you don’t have any gaps during such …