Security

Internet-Connected Toys Pose a New Computer Security Threat

Months before the busy holiday shopping season, computer security analysts are issuing warnings about an impending wave of internet-connected toys that will certainly be found under many Christmas trees in the High Desert later this year.

Devices that Connect to the Internet You May Not Know About
Some examples of internet-connected toys include My Friend Cayla, Hello […]

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Microsoft Increases Security Measures for Windows PCs

The year 2017 has thus far managed to keep Microsoft engineers on their toes in terms of Windows security issues. The WannaCry and Petya global ransomware attacks prompted an unusual move by Microsoft as it released urgent patches for Windows XP as well as Windows Server 2003, two versions that had been previously discontinued in […]

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New Virus Alert for Victorville Computer Users

A new computer virus designed by the United States National Security Agency could turn your computer into a digital currency mining machine without your knowledge.

Waves of New Virus Alerts Strike Computers
In the wake of the WannaCry attack, security researchers found the fingerprint of the delivery method used by the hackers in another malicious infection […]

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New Windows 10 Update Offers More Control Over Privacy

Although Microsoft has enjoyed great success with the latest version of its Windows operating system, privacy activists have accused the tech giant of extracting way too much information from its users.

Microsoft Releases Privacy Dashboard with New Update
The Windows 10 Creators Update, which will be launched later in 2016, will introduce a privacy dashboard hosted […]

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Should You Change Your Passwords in 2017

Over the last 10 years, a major university in Australia has refused to instruct staff and students to change the passwords they use to access the institution’s computer network. This refusal by the University of Canberra, located in the capital city of Australia, dates back to a security audit that was first conducted in 2016, […]

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