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TikTok Hack Breaks Accounts

There was an exploitation available in the Android version of TikTok that would have allowed hackers to effectively take and shut down a user’s account with one click. This bug was present in just the Android version of the app. Luckily, the issue was found and...

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End-of-life for Sophos XG Firewall

If you depend on Sophos for your firewall, beware of the end-of-life date on August 17, 2022. On that day, Sophos firewall series XG 85, XG 105 and Sophos Firewall OS v17.5 reaches its end-of-life and will stop receiving security updates. If you are using these models...

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Do Not Open: Phish Inside

There’s been a large increase in SMS-phishing (or short message service) in the past few years.  If you receive a suspicious text, especially one with a link, do not open it. If you do get hacked, report it to your local law enforcement and inform your wireless...

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