Windows 10 flaw allows malicious websites

A recently discovered vulnerability in Cortana, the Windows 10 voice assistant, allows hackers to open malicious websites on a PC, even when it’s locked.

Employees not creating strong passwords? Try this

Creating strong passwords is a no-brainer when it comes to security.

Update: Equifax breach exposed even more info than believed

Months after Equifax announced one of the biggest data breaches in history, the company has revealed more information was exposed than it originally thought.

Cisco software flaw allows device takeover

Cisco networking devices running adaptive security appliance (ASA) software are vulnerable to a newly discovered flaw.

2017: Ransomware caused ‘worst year ever’ in breaches

Data breaches nearly doubled from 2016 to 2017, and most of those attacks could’ve been avoided or significantly downgraded with basic IT best practices.

Russian hacker uses malware to steal gas

A hacker in southern Russia was arrested for using malware to steal gasoline and resell it.

Electron flaw found, affects Microsoft apps

A new software flaw has been found that threatens popular Microsoft apps.

Intel releasing new chips after Spectre, Meltdown

Intel announced plans to release updated microchips later this year to protect against the security flaws Spectre and Meltdown, discovered in many of the company’s microchips.

76% of organizations struck by phishing attacks in 2017

Phishing attacks remain one of the most common security risks for IT professionals and organizations, according to a new report from Wombat Security.

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.