Security – FAKE AV popups trick users into unneeded repairs

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The ISC documents a popular and dangerous scam that is increasing in frequency.  A realistic AV screen popup appears that warns of a virus infection.  It references user to a fake tech support phone # where the user may receive fraudulent charges on their credit card or malware may be implanted on the device as […]

Spectre and Meltdown CPU design vulnerabilities – further updates JAN 2018

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At this point in time, the following links are well written on both vulnerabilities & their potential for manipulations.  Latest status & further developments from ISC as of JAN 8th https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Meltdown+and+Spectre+clearing+up+the+confusion/23197/ Excellent educational & detailed article — sectionalized by each chip major & major vendors … At this point in time, it is well written […]


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