Cybersecurity

New WhatsApp Privacy Policy

A new privacy policy for WhatsApp looks to share all of your personal data with its parent company, Facebook. This new privacy policy is one of many updates to the app that has left users worldwide frustrated. When WhatsApp was bought out by Facebook back in 2014 the app did not collect any user data […]

Fake Chrome App for Android

Android phone users beware! This fake Google Chrome app is running rampant on devices and infecting thousands worldwide! How is this getting on android phones and how can you stay safe? Well, this cyber attack starts through a basic phishing scheme. Users receive a text message with a link, if you click on this link […]

Windows Defender Shares Your Files

Did you know that Microsoft’s built-in anti-virus, Windows Defender, secretly uploads files from your computer directly to Microsoft? While Windows Defender scans your computer for viruses, it also uploads any files it deems suspicious or malicious to Microsoft’s servers. Once here, Microsoft will analyze the file to determine if it is harmful to your computer […]

LinkedIn Malware Exploit

Be careful if you are using LinkedIn. Hackers are currently seeking to spread Malware via this platform. This phishing campaign tricks job seekers into clicking on job offers that contain malicious files. These job offers come in the form of a .zip file. These .zip files contain malware that hijacks legitimate Windows computer processes and […]

New Gmail Storage Policy

Did you know that Google recently changed their storage policies? In June of 2021 Google will be reducing the amount of storage your Gmail account has. If your Gmail services such as Google Drive, Email, or Photos exceed the new limit you will need to pay a fee or delete data! With these new changes […]

Hackers Targeting RDP Connections

Cyber criminals are looking to hack into your system and RDP is their latest way to do so. RDP or Remote Desktop Protocol is a type of protocol that provides users the ability to connect to another computer over a network connection. Many different types of software utilize this, most notable the Remote Desktop Connection […]

Alternative Smart Phone OS

Did you know there are alternative operating systems for your smartphones instead of just Android and iOS ? While these mainstream operating systems are ideal for our normal, everyday life that doesn’t mean these alternatives do not have a purpose; even if it’s just simply testing them on an old device. In fact, it is […]

WhatsApp Malware on Android

New WhatsApp exploit automatically replies to your contacts with malware-infected links on Android OS! Be very careful while using WhatsApp as this new attack looks to install malware on your Android device. Once installed this malware gains access to your personal information and starts spreading to other contacts on your phone! How is this done? […]

New Computer? Here’s some tips

Purchased a new computer and are eager to start using it? Well, there are plenty of steps you can take to optimize your computer use. PCMag has created a listen of 11 crucial steps you should do right away! These steps include de-bloating your system from pre-existing software you do not need, choosing and installing […]

Security Issues With Messaging Apps!

Researchers have discovered security issues in certain popular messaging apps, these include Signal, Google Duo, and Facebook Messenger! Vulnerabilities in these apps allowed attackers to view audio and video calls without the user knowing. These attacks were even able to take place on unanswered calls! Thankfully the currently known bugs have been fixed by the […]