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Baby monitor hacked

This terrified mother discovered her child’s baby monitor had been hacked

A mother recently claimed that her baby monitor had been used to spy on her family. A scene from a movie? Nope. It really happened, and it could happen to you too. This particular monitor was the Fredi WiFi baby monitor, but many monitors are equally as vulnerable. According to researchers, the devices can easily […]

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Everything you need to know about Fauxpersky

Everything you need to know about Fauxpersky

AutoHotkey is a free, open-source custom scripting language for Microsoft Windows that was developed by Chris Mallett and Steve Gray in 2003. It’s aimed at allowing users to write scripts for custom keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) that automate various tasks on any Windows application. Due to the ease with which users can manipulate Windows programs with AutoHotkey, […]

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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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How to Protect Yourself from Meltdown and Spectre, Two Dangerous New Cyber Threats

Two new cyber threats—“Meltdown” and “Spectre”—have been in the news recently, leaving computers, mobile devices, tablets, and other gadgets vulnerable to attacks. And while Apple, Google, and Microsoft have now released security updates in response, it’s worth understanding what these new hardware flaws are and how you can protect yourself. Cyber Threat: Differentiating Between Meltdown […]

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