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Microsoft Blocking an additional 38 file extensions in Outlook.

Microsoft is banning almost 40 new types of file extensions on its Outlook email platform. Because of the rise in email scam's and email spread malicious software. This has prompted Microsoft to tighten security on its outlook email platform. Microsoft had originally blocked over 100 file extensions from email attachments. “While the associated vulnerabilities had [...]

September 30th, 2019|

Certain Router Models Riddled with Remotely Exploitable Vulnerabilities

Independent security researchers have found over 100 different Vulnerabilities across 13 different Router and NAS models. The targets ranged from routers designed for general consumers to high-end devices designed for enterprise use. And all 13 of the devices evaluated had at least one web application vulnerability.  One of the researchers Stated; We obtained root shells [...]

September 18th, 2019|

Canon DSLR cameras found vulnerable to ransomware

Canon has issued a global security advisory warning pertaining to its DSLR, Mirror-less and compact cameras. The problem is related to Canon's digital cameras which feature the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) communication system. The security issue discovered by Check Point software technologies is of serious concern. They advise that they were able to Break into [...]

August 19th, 2019|

Turn Off AirDrop To Keep From Leaking Your Phone Number

You’re most likely to encounter AirDrop in a public space when you’re blocking some random stranger from sending you a weird picture or greeting. But if you ever need to toss a file between devices. Maybe that funny picture you just took of your friends at a bar, wait until you’re home, for security’s sake. [...]

August 4th, 2019|