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TicketFly Customer Information May Have Been Hacked

Another week, another high-profile data breach, but this one can be filed under "Missed Opportunity."  The site in question is "TicketFly," which is a web-based event ticket sales website owned by a company called Eventbrite. The TicketFly website was down since May...

Embedded Sound Waves Could Damage Your Computer

It seems like a new attack vector emerges on a weekly basis, and this week is no exception.  The latest threat:  Emails containing specialized audio files whose acoustic vibrations can damage your computer's hard drive. This is possibly damaging to the point of...

Apple Users Are Getting Group Facetime

Apple's Legions of users love FaceTime, but there's a problem with the highly popular app.  It only allows you to see and talk to one person at a time.  Apple fans have been clamoring for Group FaceTime for almost as long as the app has existed, and soon, they'll get...

FBI Advises Users To Reboot Their Routers

Cisco's Talos Security Team has identified a new threat, and it's a nasty one impacting more than half a million consumer-grade routers in the US.  According to the Talos Team's report, the new malware is impacting a broad cross-section of routers made by TP-Link,...

T-Mobile Site Leaked Data On Millions Of Customers

ZDNet Researcher Ryan Stevenson recently found a big problem on T-Mobile's website regarding an unprotected API.  As a result of the flaw, untold millions of T-Mobile's customers' account information was left exposed and completely unprotected.  Literally anyone who...

Microsoft Surpasses Google In Latest Valuation

Microsoft's stock price is surging, putting the company's total valuation at $753 billion. This makes it the third most valuable company on the planet, behind Amazon (782 billion), Apple ($923 billion) and leaving Google in fourth place, valued at $739 billion. Google...

Latest IPhone Update Syncs Messages Across All Devices

If you use Apple products, you may have noticed an annoying "feature".  If you're using the messaging app on your phone and texting someone and then you move to your Mac and access the same program there, the conversation you were having on your phone isn't present. ...

Passwords May Be Dead Soon If Microsoft Gets Its Way 

Karanbir Singh (a program manager at Microsoft) is on a mission: Kill the password. As he said in a recent blog post: "Nobody likes passwords.  They are inconvenient, insecure, and expensive.  In fact, we dislike them so much that we've been busy at work trying to...

Now Is A Good Time To Upgrade To SSD Drives

If you've been considering swapping out some of your old HDDs to SSDs, now is a great time to do so, thanks to the convergence of two factors. First is the fact that the manufacturers of SSDs have been  making strides in terms of increasing the capacity of the drives...

Microsoft Is Issuing Surface Book 4 Replacements

Do you own a Surface Book 4?  If you do, you may have been unfortunate enough to get one that suffers from a peculiar screen flickering issue.  It's not known exactly how many Surface Book 4's have been affected by the issue, but thousands of angry users have been...

More Bad News From The Equifax Breach 

The news just keeps getting worse for Equifax.  The company has already had to revise their estimates of how many people were impacted by last year's breach more than once, and now, they're having to revise their estimate yet again.  This latest revision comes after...