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Latest Hack Victims are JP Morgan and Jimmy Johns

You can't go a week lately without hearing about a major cyberthreat lately. Recently it was Bash or Heartbleed, a few weeks ago it was reported that Russian Hackers collected 1.2 billion usernames and passwords and before that it was UPS and Target. New to the list: Jimmy John's and JP Morgan Chase.

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Tags: Security, Malware, Hack, Bash, Heartbleed, Shellshock, Cyber Security

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Bash - Worse than Heartbleed

Also called Shellshock, a new flaw has been discovered in the Unix Bash shell, and it's been around, undetected and unknown for years. This problem is said to be worse and more pervasive than the Heartbleed Bug.

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Tags: Bash, Heartbleed, Shellshock, OS X, Apple, Linux, hack

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Should I get PC or Mac Computers for My Business?

While PC's and Macs aren't the only operating systems available on business computers (Linux and Chrome being the other big ones), they hold the lion's share of the computer market. So which operating system is best for your business?

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Tags: Windows, Apple, Mac, PC

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Three Great New Features on iOS 8

With the much touted release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has also released an upgrade to the mobile operating system with the release of iOS 8. With many new features, as well as updates to existing features, reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. Let's take a look at three of the top new or improved features for the iPhone and iPad operating system.

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Tags: Apple, Mac, iOS, texting, iPhone, iPad, iMac

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POS Malware: Why Your Credit Card is in Danger

It seems like POS (point of sale) malware has increasingly been in the news of late. It's suspected of being the cause of stolen credit card information from major retailers including the likes of Target and Home Depot. Considering that an estimated 60% of all retail purchases are done via credit card transactions, this is a major security threat. What is POS malware, how does it work and what can you do to prevent becoming a victim of it?

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Tags: Security, Malware, Hack

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Russian Hackers Collect over 1.2 Billion Username and Passwords

Russian Hackers Collect over 1.2 Billion Username and Passwords (video)

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Tags: Virus, Malware, Hack, Video

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UPS Hacked: What does it mean for you?

UPS announced last week that 51 (out of 4,470) of the stores in 24 states had been infected with malware, compromising the credit card and debit card information of their customers, as well as potentially customers' names, mailing addresses and email addresses.

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Tags: Hack, Security, Malware