Photo Site 500PX Hit With Data Breach Recently

Do you use the photography network 500PX?  If so, be advised that it has been breached by hackers.  If you were a 500PX user on or before July 5, 2018, you are among the impacted users. The company discovered evidence of the breach on February 8th, and overall, to this point, their handling of the […]

New Linux Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Full System Access

Linux users, beware of the security flaw known as “Dirty Sock” and identified as CVE-2019-7304. This critical security flaw was discovered by security researcher Chris Moberly, who disclosed the details to the makers of the Ubuntu distribution last month. The flaw resides in the REST API for the Snapd service. That is a universal Linux […]

Hackers Find Ways To Run Malware EXE Files On MacOS

In 2015, macOS Security Expert Patrick Wardle reported an almost shockingly simple method hackers could employ to get around the Mac Gatekeeper system, which is the first line of defense against malware. He simply bundled two executable files: One signed and one not signed. Apple promptly fixed this weakness when Wardle reported it, but the hackers […]

Hackers Hit Dunkin Donuts Accounts For The Second Time

America might run on Dunkin’, but the company has just taken another big hit.  For the second time in recent months, hackers have gained access to an unknown number of DD Perks user accounts. What makes this issue even worse is the fact that the hackers were able to breach the system in exactly the […]

Apple Struggles To Prepare Their Paid News Service

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been busy.  Knowing that his company has little chance of dramatically increasing their market share in an increasingly saturated field for handheld devices, they’ve shifted gears. They are building a raft of new features and premium services into the Apple Store to make the product’s ecosystem even more vibrant than […]

GPS Devices Could See Some Issues on April 6th

If you’re like most people, the GPS function on your smartphone has become the one feature you use and value more than any other. Few people these days can even remember what life was like before the ascendency of GPS.  Paper maps?  Written directions? Those things seem as archaic in today’s world as a stone […]