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CNBC May Have Your Password and Shared It

Recently, CNBC ran an article on password security. Embedded in the article was a tool they invited readers to use to test the strength and integrity of their passwords. The tool was supposed to estimate how long it would take a hacker to “crack” your password, and the tool was given with assurances that passwords would not be stored, and would not be sent to third parties.

New Malware Can Hijack Your iPhone

There’s another new attack vector to beware of if you own an iPhone. This new attack, called AceDeceiver MITM is quite possibly the most convoluted attack the hackers have come up with yet, and stands as an excellent example of just how far the hackers will go to get to your personal information.

iPhone Hit with New Exploit

There’s another new attack vector to beware of if you own an iPhone. This new attack, called AceDeceiver MITM is quite possibly the most convoluted attack the hackers have come up with yet, and stands as an excellent example of just how far the hackers will go to get to your personal information.

Microsoft Upgrade Deadline Extended But Don’t Wait Too Long

Microsoft really wants everyone who uses their OS to upgrade to Windows 10. In fact, this desire is so strong, that they’ve taken a remarkable step. Going forward, all new chipsets produced by Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and others will only support Windows 10. You won’t be able to upgrade your old hardware with newer, faster, better chips, unless you also upgrade your OS.

There is a small but vocal minority of users that have been upgrading their hardware to stay current, but have kept using older (now outdated) operating systems.

Hackers Can Compromise Your PC If You Don’t Update Flash

Another week, another critical security flaw in Adobe Flash. This one isn’t quite as bad as the flaw found last year, but it’s close. If you haven’t been following the trials and tribulations of Adobe’s beleaguered Flash Player, last year, the company unearthed so many critical security flaws in their system that the best advice they could offer users was to simply uninstall the software until they could address them all.