Month: January 2018

2018 Trend Alert – Security Scams Will Be Everywhere This Year!

2018 Cybersecurity – Will Cyber Scams Take Over 2018? Surfing the web was virtually impossible as multitudes of warnings flashed before our eyes. Consumers were routinely warned to be on watch for lurkers in our email inboxes, online purchases, and our social media accounts; the hot spot for solicitors to prowl for private data. We …

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As Bitcoin Mining Soars, GPU Prices Also Rise

THE EXPENSIVE PRICE TAG OF TODAY’S VIDEO CARDS In the last few months, the price of various graphic cards have nearly doubled as interest in cryptocurrency mining continues to soar. Manufacturers, such as AMD and NVIDIA, step in and ask retailers to choose the needs of gamers over cryptocurrency miners. But, will they listen?

WordPress: XSS Vulnerabilities and Attacks

IS YOUR WEBSITE EASY TO HACK? Recently, WordPress announced a security and maintenance release of WordPress 4.9.2, in response to a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that was discovered in the Flash fallback files. The files have since been removed and users are encouraged to update their WordPress sites immediately.

VPLS Basics: The Mystical World of Bitcoin!

AN INTRODUCTION INTO BITCOIN Here you are, casually scrolling through your newsfeed on Facebook and Twitter when you stumble across the words cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. But, what is Bitcoin? And why is it taking over social media? You have questions and VPLS is here with answers!

Stay Calm and Patch On: VPLS Investigates Meltdown and Spectre

MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE SECURITY FLAWS Two major computer security flaws have been discovered, known as Meltdown and Spectre. Jann Horn (Google) and Paul Kocher (Rambus), made the impressive discovery and were set to publicly disclose their findings later in the week. However, news of Meltdown promptly leaked out when The Register, a science and technology …

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