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Russian hackers infect routers with malware called VPNFilter

Russian hackers may have infected your WiFi router — here’s how to protect yourself

When the FBI released a report to tell the nation that we should reboot our routers due to an attack from Russian hackers, it was incredibly alarming. But now, it looks like the threat could be much more serious than we originally feared. What is VPNFilter? The threat is a type of malware called VPNFilter. […]

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Shop at Saks Fifth Avenue? Your credit card info may have been hacked

Earlier this month, cybersecurity firm Gemini Advisory reported that a group called Fin7 (aka Jokerstash) had hacked a number of high-end retail stores. The group was now planning to sell the information from five million credit and debit cards on the dark web. The stores in question were Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. According […]

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This dangerous new virus will rob your bank account

The way that cybercriminals distribute malware is ever changing, but some things have stayed the same—such as text message scams and phishing emails. The thing is, many people are now getting wise to these attacks, so cybercriminals are having to come up with new, ingenious scams that will fool us into clicking. These newer scams […]

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Protect your online privacy with Hotspot Shield

In this day and age, we’ve never been more exposed on the internet. Corporate giants like Facebook know more about us than some of our closest friends and hackers are increasingly coming up with new, innovative ways to steal our private information. Don’t become a victim. Use Hotspot Shield’s FREE app to secure your connection […]

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