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WordPress 5.5 Security Updates

Wordpress 5.5 New Security Features

WordPress 5.5 is named “Eckstine” in the honour of Billy Eckstine. It is available for download or update in your dashboard. Now you can choose to update plugins and themes automatically–or pick just a few–from the screens you’ve always used. Auto-updates for Plugins and Themes WordPress Automatic updates have been available …

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Google Chrome Vulnerability exposes billions of users to data theft

Google Warning: Zero Day Vulnerability was found in Chrome Browser

A vulnerability in Chromium-based browsers would allow attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (SPC) on websites to steal data and execute dangerous code. The bug (CVE-2020-6519) is found in Chrome, Opera and Edge, on Windows, Mac and Android – and could affect billions of web users, according to cybersecurity …

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Vivaldi Web browser officially launched on Android

Vivaldi is the newest browser available to Android smartphone users and also the newest browser that adds tracker lock features on both desktop and phone. According to release news, Vivaldi is now available on Android 5 or higher and is compatible also with Chromebooks and tablets. Vivaldi for desktop reaches …

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How Can VPN Turn From An Ally To a Threat?

VPN Threats

With the rise in the sophistication of cybercrimes, VPNs have become a staple in the cybersecurity diet of many. However, as users of a tool a VPN might be, the fact remains that are still a couple of vulnerabilities present that cause more damage than good. Perhaps even more alarming …

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Yahoo Security Breach Proposed Settlement

Yahoo Security Breach Proposed Settlement

Did you receive an email with the subject line: Yahoo Security Breach Proposed Settlement that looks like this? If you did, chances are you were affected by at least one of Yahoo’s disastrous data breaches that went down between 2013 and 2016. Consumers who file a claim for their piece of …

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Tales from the DarkWeb – A Sequel to What Is Dark Web?

For some, the dark web is synonymous to an evil that never sleeps, but, to most Internet users, it’s a greyed-out area where few dares to venture. What’s even more daunting is the fact that nearly all people who have had dealings with ‘the undergarments of the Internet’ returned with …

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4 Ways To Dodge Cyber Criminals

Wherever there is money being made or valuables being kept, you can bet the farm that there are also criminals looking to gain access to those things. It took no time at all for the term “cyber criminal” to enter the common vernacular. Like investing in locks for our doors, …

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Ins and Outs of CAPTCHA Re-Riding Attacks

What Is a CAPTCHA Re-Riding Attack? Many web sites want to distinguish whether it is a robot that is reading the site or a human, mostly to avoid the spread of spam. They use a system called CAPTCHA, which is an acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell …

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CyberSecurity and Digital Currencies

Introduction Typically, digital currencies are private monetary values that exist only in ledgers. That is, a digital currency—offered and administered by a private organization—is bypassing the conventional banking system and governmental currencies, allowing monetary worth to change ownership for the purchase of goods and services. Because these currencies have no …

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