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UK Will Ban the Installation of Huawei 5G Equipment After September 2021

UK Will Ban the Installation of Huawei 5G Equipment After September 2021

Photo: Patricia de Melo Moreira / AFP (Getty Images) The UK has taken another step towards removing Huawei from its 5G network. On Sunday, the British government announced that the country’s telecommunications companies would not be allowed to install new 5G equipment from Huawei after September 2021, Bloomberg reported. Advertisement According to Bloomberg, although the …

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A Hacker Is Reportedly Selling Hundreds of Microsoft C-Suite Email Credentials for As Little as $100

A Hacker Is Reportedly Selling Hundreds of Microsoft C-Suite Email Credentials for As Little as $100

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) How much are a CEO’s email credentials worth? According to one hacker, anywhere between $100 and $1,500 will do, although the specific price will be set depending on the company’s size and the person’s role in it. Unfortunately, this is not a drill: There are purportedly hundreds of C-suite level …

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Spotify Starts A Rolling Reset Of Passwords Following Security Issues

Spotify Starts A Rolling Reset Of Passwords Following Security Issues

Over the past few years, we’ve come across various massive data breaches where usernames, passwords, and other personally identifiable information have been stolen from various locations and then put online in huge databases. It is often a good idea to check every now and then to see if your accounts have been affected, which Spotify …

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Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Baltimore County’s Public Schools

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Baltimore County’s Public Schools

The problem with relying on massive connected networks is that the minute it goes down, all other computers and devices connected to it are affected as well, and will not be able to access it and the information stored on it. Now it looks like this is what Baltimore County Public Schools are facing as …

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Microsoft Authenticator Might Soon Double As A Password Manager

Microsoft Authenticator Might Soon Double As A Password Manager

These days with all kinds of hacks and data breaches taking place, it is important to choose strong passwords. However, strong passwords can sometimes be a bit too complex for you to remember, and that’s where password managers can come in handy, and that’s something Microsoft is apparently looking to create. Advertising According to reports, …

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Another Patent Suggests That Face ID Could Come To Macs

Another Patent Suggests That Face ID Could Come To Macs

Ever since Face ID was introduced to the iPhone, many have been wondering if the day could come that Apple might bring it to the Mac. After all, they did bring Touch ID to MacBook laptops, so why not Face ID, right? Now that the M1 MacBook laptops have been released, it seems that we …

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Google Apps Will Be Able To Notify Users About Account Security Issues

Google Apps Will Be Able To Notify Users About Account Security Issues

One of the problems of using emails to send notifications about potential account security issues is that emails can be spoofed, and unless you know what you’re looking for, some of these spoofed emails can look very real. However, Google is hoping to change that by using their own apps to inform users about security …

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Instagram Bug Would Have Allowed Hackers To Take Over Your Smartphone

Instagram Bug Would Have Allowed Hackers To Take Over Your Smartphone

It would seem that Instagram had a particularly nasty bug on their hands when cybersecurity researchers at Check Point Security discovered that this bug, when exploited, would have allowed a hacker to take over the victim’s phone. Yup, the entire phone, not just their Instagram account. Advertising Thankfully though, Instagram has since patched the vulnerability …

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Ring Expands Its Security Offers To Automobiles

Ring Expands Its Security Offers To Automobiles

Ring is mostly known for its home security systems like its smart doorbell and more recently its home security camera that comes with a built-in sentry drone. However, it seems that the company has decided to expand on their portfolio where they’ll be moving beyond the home and into automobiles. Advertising This will come in …

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Amazon Guard Plus Turns Your Echo Speakers Into Security Devices

Amazon Guard Plus Turns Your Echo Speakers Into Security Devices

Does your home have several Echo or Echo Dot speakers setup? Or are you looking for a relatively more affordable way of keeping your home safe when you’re asleep or if you’re away? If you are, then you might be interested to learn that Amazon has since announced its new Alexa Guard Plus subscription service. …

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