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How to Protect Your IoT Devices from Malware Designed to Destroy Them

Hackers have unleashed a new kind of malware that damages the systems of Internet of Things (IoT) devices so extensively the devices become useless. The malware has been dubbed BrickerBot because it turns these devices into little more than expensive bricks. Security researchers are unsure why hackers are destroying IoT devices. What’s not in question, […]

Don’t Let Your Business Become the Next Spear Phishing Victim

Spear phishing scams targeted at businesses have proven to be very lucrative for cybercriminals. For example, since January 2015, hackers have stolen over $3 billion (USD) from more than 22,000 companies worldwide using a type of spear phishing attack known as a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam, according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation […]

Have a NETGEAR Router? Patch It Now

A large number of NETGEAR routers have a flaw that needs to be patched. Learn why you should apply the patch as soon as possible. A serious vulnerability has been discovered in many popular NETGEAR routers. By exploiting this vulnerability, hackers can expose a router’s password and then use it to take control of the […]