How To Wipe a Computer of All Your Personal Data

And also recycle it once you’re done. Whether you’re selling it, trashing it, or reusing it, that old computer of yours has a bunch of extremely private data stored inside. And there’s a good chance that tossing files in the recycling bin and hitting factory reset won’t protect you. If a hacker finds the patternContinue reading “How To Wipe a Computer of All Your Personal Data”

Intel to remove old drivers and BIOS updates from its site by the end of the week

Intel is removing drivers and BIOS updates for desktop components and motherboards released in the 90s and early 2000s. READ ALSO Intel CPUs impacted by new Zombieload side-channel attack How to test patch status on Windows systems Where to get updates Linux vs. Zombieload By Friday, the end of the current week, Intel plans toContinue reading “Intel to remove old drivers and BIOS updates from its site by the end of the week”

HACKERS CONTINUE TO MOUNT ATTACKS ON WEBMIN SERVERS

Original Article by: securitynews.sonicwall.com Webmin servers have been under attack after (August) the major disclosure of remote code execution vulnerability. SonicWall Threat Research Lab continues to observe attempts to exploit this vulnerability in the Webmin server.  Webmin: With over 3 million downloads per year, Webmin is one of the world’s most popular open-source web-based applications for managing Unix-based systems. It allowsContinue reading “HACKERS CONTINUE TO MOUNT ATTACKS ON WEBMIN SERVERS”

What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites. Here’s what you need to know about this venerable, but increasingly sophisticated, form of cyber attack. Original author: Josh Fruhlinger | CSO Phishing definition Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is toContinue reading “What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it”