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BUYING A PC THIS YEAR? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLOATWARE

As PC manufacturers attempt to make their computers more affordable for customers, they usually turn to pre-loaded programs, where the developers will pay a fee to have their software included on the device. Pre-loaded programs can include everything from games to media libraries to photo editors. In some instances programs […]

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Fraud Can Happen Anytime, Anywhere, and to Anyone

We’re no strangers to fraud. Thanks to the digital age, most of us at least have an idea that stealing something doesn’t just involve money and physical things anymore. Criminals can steal card details, account credentials, and even another person’s identity. We also have a general idea of how these are […]


There’s a new problem with SSL called “Logjam”, here’s what you need to know

It seems like we just got over the Heartbleed vulnerability, but there’s another major flaw with SSL called “logjam” that affects a number of fundamental Web protocols. The bug affects an algorithm called the “Diffie-Hellman key exchange” which allows protocols such as HTTPS, SSH, IPsec, SMTPS to negotiate a shared key and […]

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“Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited” Phishing Scam

“Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited” Phishing Scam

There’s a “Your account has been limited” email in circulation, targeting users of PayPal. The mail, which (bizarrely) claims to come from servicesATapple.com, claims that the account needs to be unlocked by confirming the potential victim’s identity. The Email reads as follows: Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited ! Dear Customer, […]