Nvidia Gets In The CPU Game With ARM Purchase

If you’re more than a casual gamer, you’re probably already quite familiar with Nvidia, one of the industry’s leaders when it comes to graphics cards. Recently, the company announced a massive $40 billion deal that should push the tech giant to new heights. Nvidia has been in talks for months with Arm Holdings, Ltd. ARM is a UK based company …

Popular Adobe Programs Currently Have Many Security Issues

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader or Lightroom installed on your computer, then you’ll definitely want to grab and install the latest security patch from the company, which addresses a whopping twenty-six serious security vulnerabilities. Eleven of the issues addressed are rated as “Critical” given that they allow an attacker to bypass security features on your PC or perform remote …

New Netflix Payment Phishing Emails Appear Legitimate

Do you have a Netflix account? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Since the start of the pandemic, the company has experienced unprecedented growth, and is now the video streaming service of choice for tens of millions. If you’re one of those, be aware that an as yet unknown group of hackers has developed an exceptionally convincing looking phishing scam …

Amazon Echobud Consumers Should Update Due To Overheating Issue

Do you own a pair of Amazon’s Echo Buds? If so, and in case you didn’t get an email from the company, be advised that Amazon recently discovered a potential safety risk. To address it, the company is asking all Echo Bud owners to perform a software update on their gear. In a nutshell, the email the company sent out …

Apple Announced A New Low-Priced iPhone

Rumors have been swirling for months about Apple and the possibility that they’ll release a successor to their iPhone SE. Recently, the company put a pin in all the speculation and unveiled their second-generation iPhone SE. It looks like an iPhone 8, but lacks the upgraded internals. The best part? When the company starts taking pre-orders on April 17th, you’ll …

Some HP Devices May Fail After 30,000 Hours Of Use

Late last year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) issued a warning about some of the Solid State Drives they manufacture. The warning was that unless users downloaded a patch to the drive’s firmware, their drive could fail after more than 33,000 hours of running. Now, the company is back with a similar warning. A new flaw in the firmware of some …

Recent Data Breach Affects Some Walgreens Mobile App Users

Are you a Walgreens customer? Do you make use of the company’s mobile app, available for both Android and iOS devices? If so, be advised that the company recently disclosed a serious flaw in the app that inadvertently leaked both Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Personal Health Information (PHI). The information was in the form of supposedly secure messages within …

JCrew Retailer Customers May Have Had Information Accessed

Another week, another data breach. This time, the target being US clothing retailer J. Crew. The company announced that sometime in April of 2019, an unknown group of hackers utilized a credential stuffing attack to breach one of the company’s databases and accessed some of its customer account data. Credential stuffing, as you may know, is an attack type that …

Mandatory Two Factor Authentication Coming To Ring Devices

Finally, a smart device manufacturer is taking device security seriously, and that’s great news indeed. You may recall reading about a serious issue with Ring security systems recently. The news was that the security issue allowed hackers to commandeer user systems and spy on them. The hackers were sending the users messages and making disturbing threats about watching them, effectively …

Hacked Ring Devices Are Scaring Customers With Voices

On the Dark Web, there’s a live webcast show called “NulledCast” that few people have ever heard of. It’s pretty popular in Dark Web circles, though. The premise of the show is this: The hosts will hack the cameras in home security systems and mess with the owners. Ring and Nest are the two most popular targets. Recently, Ring has …