Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks

Millions could be at risk of cyberattacks due to poor default passwords and a lack of firmware updates. Millions use Wi-Fi routers that contain various security flaws and may put them at risk of cyberattacks, an investigation by British consumer watchdog Which? has found. Together with Red Maple Technologies, Which? looked at 13 commonly used older router … More Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks

Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them

How wizards and superheroes can help kids stay safe from cyber-villains and other parenting hacks to encourage children to use secure passwords. While many of today’s parents grew up during an age where the internet and the world wide web were just in their beginnings, for today’s kids the virtual world is all but inseparable … More Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them

Microsoft will soon remove Flash Player from Windows 10 devices

The Patch Tuesday security update due in July should hammer the last nail in the coffin of Adobe Flash Player. Microsoft has updated its roadmap for eliminating Adobe Flash Player from the Windows 10 operating system. Starting in July, the removal of the piece of software that has helped shape the internet will become a … More Microsoft will soon remove Flash Player from Windows 10 devices

INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy

The agency’s new initiative will also warn about the high cost of the free lunch – the increased risk of malware exposure. INTERPOL is stepping up its fight against online piracy after this ever-popular ‘activity’ has seen 60% growth in some countries over the past year. “Digital piracy is yet another crime area impacted by … More INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy

FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims

The data breach notification site now allows you to check if your login credentials may have been compromised by Emotet. The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has shared more than 4.3 million email addresses, harvested by the Emotet botnet, with data breach tracking website Have I Been Pwned (HBIP) in an effort to help alert … More FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims