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Holiday Season Online Privacy Recipe | Avast




If you are going online this holiday season (and let’s be real — we all are), then you’ve seen the notice urging you to “accept all cookies.” Have you ever wondered what that means? You’re not the only one! Since we all apparently have cook...

How To Protect A New Technology Purchase | Avast




The latest smartphones, laptops, and internet-connected devices are always among the holiday season’s hottest gifts. It’s such an amazing feeling starting from scratch with sleek hardware, a smudge-free screen, and an uncluttered Operating ...

CoinHelper Research | Avast




Attackers hide malware in cracked, illegal, unauthorized, repackaged copies of software, giving people who are themselves trying to steal software more than they bargained for. This summer, we talked about Crackonosh hiding in cracked versi...

1984 Vs 2021 | Avast




George Orwell’s classic book, 1984 — written in 1949 — envisioned a dystopian future in which human beings are constantly monitored and surveilled. In the novel, Great Britain - known as Air Strip One - is  ruled by a totalitarian gove...

Who Will Win The Metaverse Battle?


You may have just heard about the metaverse, but it has been coming for some time. Facebook, Alphabet (Google), and Apple are going all in.
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Troll Free Future Study | Avast




The Avast Foundation has conducted a study polling people across the U.S. between the ages of 16 to 55+ to understand the drivers of trolling and how activity differs across generations, locations, topics, and victims. 
With the numbe...

Vaccine Passports And Privacy | Avast




At the beginning of the pandemic, Jon Callas was a technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Now, after nearly two years of dealing with Covid-19, Callas is the Director of Technology...

What Is Crypto Gaming?


Crypto gaming is becoming more popular – but what is it? And are there any risks you need to know about?
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Women In Post-Pandemic Tech Industry | Avast




It has become increasingly clear that there will not likely be a definitive “end” to the pandemic — and workplaces are trying to figure out what that means for them moving forward. As tech companies in particular consider whether they want ...

Everything You Need To Know About Cookies | Avast




With the holidays right around the corner, many people are, like me, really looking forward to spending more time with family and friends. Another thing I'm looking forward to is the food we will be eating — specifically, the homemade cooki...

Anydesk Software Exploited To Spread Babuk Ransomware

We generally see that ransomware attacks are deployed through exploits, unsolicited malicious emails (malspam), or malicious Microsoft Office...
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‘Tis The Season For Protecting Your Devices With Webroot Antivirus

As the holiday season draws near, shoppers are eagerly searching for gifts online. Unfortunately, this time of year brings as much cybercrime as it does holiday cheer. Especially during the holidays, cybercriminals are eager to exploit and compromise your personal data. Even businesses large and small are not immune to the dark forces at work. […]
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Making The Case For MDR: An Ally In An Unfriendly Landscape

Vulnerability reigns supreme On Oct. 26, we co-hosted a live virtual event, Blackpoint ReCON, with partner Blackpoint Cyber. The event brought together industry experts and IT professionals to discuss how security professionals can continue to navigate the modern threat landscape through a pragmatic MDR approach. During the event, we learned how the increase in ransomware […]
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Holiday Cybersecurity Tips Everyone Should Know

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and not to mention the most chaotic.  Whether you’re trying to meet end of the year deadlines, shop for last-minute gifts, snag seasonal deals, or plan a festive party, it’s common to find yourself much more distracted than usual around the holidays. Unfortunately, this hectic holiday […]
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The UK Pushes For Better Supply Chain Cyber Security

If the UK Government gets its way, IT service vendors and other cloud-based service providers may soon be required to adopt new measures to strengthen their cybersecurity, amid rising concerns about supply chain risks.

Read more in my article on the...

1Password 8 For Windows: Security, Meet Productivity

Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at 1Password. Thanks to the great team there for their support! 1Password 8 for Windows has been reimagined to feel right at home on the world’s most popular desktop operating system...

UK Covid App Goes Offline


NHS England’s Covid app goes offline leaving thousands of users stranded without proof of vaccination
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RobinHood Has Been Hacked


5 million RobinHood users' data have been compromised. Accordind to the official statement, personal information has been leaked.
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Shining A Light On The Dark Web

Discover how cybercriminals find their targets on the dark web: For the average internet user, the dark web is something you only hear about in news broadcasts talking about the latest cyberattacks. But while you won’t find yourself in the dark web by accident, it’s important to know what it is and how you can […]
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Ransom Hits Main Street

Cybercriminals have made headlines by forcing Fortune 500 companies to pay million-dollar ransom payments to retrieve their data and unlock their systems. But despite the headlines, most ransomware targets families as well as small and medium sized businesses. In fact, the average ransom payment is closer to $50,000. And it makes sense – just like […]
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VIPRE SafeSend 5.0 Has Arrived

The VIPRE team has been working tirelessly to bring you consistently improved data protection, and today we have a big announcement: VIPRE SafeSend 5.0 is ready. This update to our SafeSend software is a big improvement in several ways, introducing exciting updates to help keep your information as secure as possible. What is VIPRE SafeSend? […]
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