Category Archives: Security

Beware of the Google Chrome ‘Missing Font’ Hack

Beware of the Google Chrome ‘Missing Font’ Hack PLEASE NOTE: EMSISOFT USERS ARE PROTECTED FROM THIS HACK. This week a very well executed malware attack aimed at users who visit compromised web sites was found by Mahmoud Al-Qudsi of NeoSmart Technologies. The hack tries to trick users into believing the reason why the font on… Read More »

Wake Up Yahoo: You’re the Security Problem… Not Me!

Wake Up Yahoo: You’re the Security Problem… Not Me! Introduction A while back, we published an article urging those with Yahoo accounts to close their accounts and get a Gmail account or an Outlook.com account. We still recommend that you cancel your Yahoo account by following the instructions here.  However knowing that many will continue… Read More »

Microsoft’s New Privacy Dashboard for Windows 10 Users

Microsoft’s New Privacy Dashboard for Windows 10 Users Windows 10 has been a lightning rod attracting attacks by privacy activists like the EEF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) who recently excoriated Microsoft for blatantly misleading consumers and trampling “on essential aspects of modern computing: user choice and privacy“. Anyone using a computer or device connected to the… Read More »