A Skype security flaw could allow attackers to gain system-level privileges to vulnerable computers — and because of the work involved, Microsoft won't be able to issue a security patch right away. The bug can be found in Skype's updater process, and will require a "large code revision" to fix. ZDNet...
Thus far in our series on using the IFTTT (IF This Then That) service to help automate your home we've looked at using the service specifically with Philips Hue lighting, the August Smart Lock, and Ecobee's smart thermostats, along with some ancillary services that you can tie into each...
Millions of Android devices have been redirected to a webpage that maxes out smartphone processors in order to mine the Monero cryptocurrency. The details of this campaign were detailed by Malwarebytes on its company blog. Malwarebytes believes the campaign started in November 2017. It directs mobile users —it's believed to...
It can be hard to live alone. You’re responsible for, well, everything: all the household chores, and all the maintenance (if it doesn’t fall under your landlord’s jurisdiction). It can also be exhilarating: you’re responsible for no one’s else’s messes or maintenance! But however you feel about it —...
Equifax hackers accessed an incredible amount of personal information in 2017's massive breach — and it turns out the data disclosed in the breach was actually underreported. Tax identification numbers, email addresses, and more in-depth driver's license information were also revealed in the breach, according to a recent report from...