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Google Apps possibly downloading malware onto your device

Google Apps may be allowing bad actors to install malware on your device via a security flaw.

Malware discovered on Forever 21 PoS devices

Fashion retailer Forever 21 found malware implanted on its point-of-sale systems (PoS) devices during an investigation into a 2017 data breach.

Multiple vulnerabilities found in GPS trackers

A series of vulnerabilities being called “Trackmageddon” have been discovered in multiple GPS services that collect location data from devices like pet, car and kid trackers.

2 major security flaws found in 90% of world computers

Researchers have discovered two serious security problems with microprocessors in nearly all the world’s computers, according to the New York Times.

5 arrested in Romania for spreading email scam

Five Romanians were accused of spreading an email scam that infected users with Curve-Tor-Bitcoin (CTB) Locker and Cerber ransomware.

New malware attacks safety systems

Emergency shutdown systems have been targeted by a new malware attack.

CA voter database left exposed, held for ransom

Personal info of about 19 million California voters was publicly available in an unsecured MongoDB database and later held for ransom.

New Android malware could damage phones

A new malware strain could cause some headaches for Android users.

Watch out for this new I-9 scam

Watch out for emails from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asking about employees’ I-9 forms – they’re most likely a scam.

IBM: $3.62M reasons to not overlook these four security flaws

With so many data breaches in the news, do you know what it takes to keep your company out of the next major headlines? According to the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach is a whopping $3.62 million.