PC Magazine Security

Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 4:52pm
Everyone is concerned about online safety. Whatever you use, keep it secure with two-factor authentication (2FA).
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Did Coinbase Drain Your Bank Account?

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 2:49pm
The cryptocurrency exchange has been accidentally overcharging customers. In some cases, the affected bank accounts have been drained dry.
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This Indian Character Symbol Can Crash Your iPhone

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:03pm
Text messages that contain the Indian Telugu word for "sign" can disable third-party messaging apps on iOS. Apple is working on a fix.
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How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:42pm
Criminals can easily capture your credit and debit card information with small devices called skimmers and their even more insidious cousins, shimmers. Don't fall victim to these sneaky attacks!
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UK Blames Russia for NotPetya Ransomware Outbreak

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:40pm
NotPetya was designed to disrupt Ukrainian government institutions and industries, the UK claims. The Kremlin calls the accusations groundless.
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Scammers Abuse Google Ads to Steal Millions in Bitcoin

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 5:18pm
The cybercriminals used Google Ads to promote fake Blockchain.info pages that were designed to steal victims' login credentials.
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Fired System Admin Sabotages Railway Network

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:22am
He removed admin account access, deleted files, changes passwords, and caused chaos for his former employer Canadian Pacific Railway.
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Can Cryptocurrency Mining Save The Media Industry?

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:14pm
The media company Salon is testing an alternative to online ads that'll serve a cryptocurrency miner that can help the publisher generate revenue.
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Telegram Users Duped Into Installing Cryptocurrency Miners

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:54pm
Russian cybercriminals exploited a character encoding trick in the desktop version of the messaging app to pull off the scheme, Kaspersky Lab says.
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Cryptocurrency Miner invades 4,000 Sites Via Third-Party Tool

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:17pm
The incident affected Texthelp's Browsealoud software and managed to generate $24 in a virtual currency called Monero.
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File-Wiping Malware Targets Networks at Winter Olympics

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 5:12pm
The malware is similar to the BadRabbit and NotPetya ransomware outbreaks from last year, according to Cisco Talos.
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Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure'

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:31pm
The new alerts will start appearing in the Chrome 68 release slated to arrive this July.
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Feds Bust Black Market Forum Behind $530M in Cybercrimes

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 3:24pm
The US has indicted 36 suspects who were behind the Infraud black market forum, a provider of stolen credit card information and malware.
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T-Mobile Sued Over Theft of Customer's Cryptocurrency

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 4:17pm
Hackers tricked T-Mobile customer service into transferring a man's account to AT&T, and then drained his cryptocurrency account of about $50,000.
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KeepSolid VPN Unlimited (for iPhone)

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 5:25pm
With affordable and flexible pricing, an attractive app, solid speed test performance, and advanced features, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited for iPhone has it all.
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Report: Feds Dragging Heels on Equifax Probe

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 5:25pm
The new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, has reportedly scaled back on the agency's investigation into the breach.
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Banks Ban Credit Card Purchases of Cryptocurrencies

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 3:18pm
Lloyds Banking Group joins Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase in stopping credit card transactions for cryptocurrencies.
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Adobe Flash Flaw Exploited in North Korea-Linked Hacks

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:31pm
The zero-day vulnerability affects all versions of the Adobe Flash Player. A patch is coming next week.
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Is Cryptocurrency Mining an Antidote to Ransomware?

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 5:29pm
Security experts see a dip in ransomware amidst a rise of cryptocurrency mining attacks.
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Court Dismisses Lawsuit Blaming Twitter for Aiding ISIS

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 4:08pm
The case concerns the 2015 killings of two US government contractors, who were gunned down in an ISIS-linked attack in Jordan.
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