Website Ranking Company Alexa Will Be Shut Down

It's the end of an era.  Alexa.com is an iconic website run by Amazon that ranks and analyzes the popularity of other sites on the web. This site is soon to be ...

Voice Commands Getting New Attention In Windows 11

For a few years now Microsoft has been experimenting with voice commands.  Their early experiments were limited to contexts that resided wholly inside specific applications however. For example, once you opened Word ...

SFW! The Top N Cyber­security Stories of 2021 (for small positive integer values of N)

Happy Holidays! Our Top N stories, all totally SFW! Read Full Article Here

QNAP Still Dealing With Attacks On NAS Devices

QNAP has recently warned its customers of an ongoing campaign that is targeting QNAP NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices and infecting them with cryptomining malware.  This particular campaign is deploying software designed ...

The cool retro phone with a REAL DIAL… plus plenty of IoT problems

You know you want one, because this retro phone is NOT A TOY... except when it comes to cybersecurity. Read Full Article Here

Study Shows People Are Spending More On Mobile Apps

App spending in 2021 grew by an impressive 25 percent in 2021 and has increased to an impressive $135 billion.  Even better is the growth shows no signs of slowing down. That ...

Plundered bitcoins recovered by FBI – all 3,879-and-one-sixth of them!

Phew! An audacious crime... that didn't work out. Read Full Article Here

Hackers Stealing Credit Card Info Are Targeting E-Commerce WordPress Sites

With the holiday shopping season in full swing shoppers are descending on virtual storefronts in droves seeking the best deals.  Naturally this means that hackers are also circling like sharks watching for ...

Apache’s other product: Critical bugs in ‘httpd’ web server, patch now!

The Apache web server just got an update - this one is nothing to do with Log4j! Read Full Article Here

WhatsApp Now Provides Disappearing Messages Feature To Improve Security

Whatsapp has had a tough year from a security standpoint and has suffered losses in the size of its user base as a result. To their credit, the company has been working ...