security

Was America Just Hit With a Huge DDOS Attack?

There are always groups around the world looking to push the limits of online security systems. Unfortunately, in many cases, some of these organizations are government backed ...

June 16, 2020 at 10:29 am by

Windows 10 Security Update May Cause Printer Issues

Many would argue (with some success) that while the Windows 10 operating system is largely more than decent, there does always seem to be problems when updates are released ...

June 15, 2020 at 10:53 am by

Nintendo Doubles Estimate For Account Security Breaches

You may recall that just over a month ago, Nintendo confirmed that around 160,000 user accounts had seen their security breached. While the exact source of the hack ...

June 9, 2020 at 12:20 pm by

UK Government Reviews Huawei’s 5G Involvement – Again!

Since the initial rollout of 5G networks across the UK (admittedly, currently in very localized areas) there has been a lot of controversy surrounding the use of Huawei ...

May 25, 2020 at 12:31 pm by

Microsoft Issues Warning Over Scam COVID-19 E-Mails

We all know that the internet can sometimes be a dodgy place with a lot of people merely looking to steal your data. For the more savvy user, however, the risks can be ...

May 25, 2020 at 11:06 am by

New Hacking Concept Uses PSU to Steal Data

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen a lot of examples and weird, wonderful, and frankly bizarre hacking methods. One such instance was a graphics card that was ...

May 6, 2020 at 12:06 pm by

AMD GPU Turned into Data Stealing Radio Transmitter

It’s certainly been a weird and wonderful week when it comes to unusual concepts and designs looking to (hypothetically) steal your data. For example, you may recall we ...

April 26, 2020 at 10:22 am by

Nintendo Confirms 160,000 Accounts Were Breached

Following a number of recent rumors, it was alleged that Nintendo had suffered a significant security breach which had revealed the details of many users’ accounts. ...

April 25, 2020 at 12:23 pm by

Cyberattack Concept Uses PC Fans to Steal Data

If data is stolen from your PC, it’s usually because you have inadvertently installed some form of malware on your system. There are, of course, examples of hackers ...

April 23, 2020 at 10:08 am by

HP Support Assistant Flaws May Expose PCs to Hackers

I must admit that I’m not personally a fan of ‘mainstream’ PC/laptop suppliers. Not necessarily because I have a problem with their quality, but because they ...

April 7, 2020 at 8:29 am by

Hackers Create Fake Coronavirus Websites to Steal Your Data

We all know (or at least we should do) that the internet can be a dangerous place. With the current concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, however, it shouldn’t be ...

March 12, 2020 at 8:33 am by

Microsoft Releases Updates Fixing Intel CPU Vulnerabilities

As you may be aware, over the last few years there have been a number of fairly substantial security issues identified within some specific Intel processors. Whether its ...

February 5, 2020 at 7:48 am by

Microsoft Tests a New Edge Feature to Block Dodgy Downloads

With the launch of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser earlier this month, it’s already managed to make a few converts of us here at eTeknix. Is it notably ...

February 1, 2020 at 11:43 am by

Microsoft Offers $20,000 Bug Bounty for Xbox Live

It’s not unusual practice to see companies occasionally (and sometimes regularly) run bug bounty programs. If you’re not familiar with the concept, then let me ...

January 31, 2020 at 9:20 am by

Anti-Virus Companies Are Sticking With Windows 7 (For Now)

With support officially ending for Windows 7 earlier this month, one of the biggest concerns for using remaining on the platform was how their online security would be ...

January 31, 2020 at 8:31 am by

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