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6/17/2018
Email Encryption Vulnerability Leads to Spoofing
Microsoft Uses Machine Learning In Windows 10 Update Distribution
Why Some Twitter Accounts are Disappearing

6/10/2018
Intel Commemorates 40th Anniversary of 8086 Processor
FaceBook Bug Sets Millions of Users’ Data to Public
How Uber Knows If You May Be Drunk

6/3/2018
FaceBook Eliminates Trending News Sidebar
Security Vulnerability in Chrome & Firefox Leads to Identity Theft
Ticketfly Gets Hacked & Taken Offline

5/27/2018
Data Privacy Concerns with Smart Home Devices
Large Quantity of Name-Brand Routers Compromised
Faulty Computers Cause Cruise Control To Become Stuck On

5/20/2018
Bugs Affecting Installation of Windows 10 April Update
North Korea Malware App in Play Store
Tool Exposes Gelocation Data of Cell Phones

5/13/2018
Apple Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary of iMac
FCC Issues Largest Robocalling Fine Ever
Google Develops AI Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired

5/6/2018
Microsoft Launches Windows 10 April Update
FaceBook To Launch Online Dating Platform
Twitter Advises All Users To Change Passwords

4/29/2018
Major Cybercrime Website Takedown
Google’s Big Changes to Gmail
FaceBook’s Publicized Moderation Guidelines

4/22/2018
Photo Sharing Site Flickr Bought by SmugMug
Google’s New Text Messaging Integration
Apple Battery Defects Afflict Many Newer Devices

4/15/2018
FaceBook Loses 10% of American Userbase
Google Loses UK Lawsuit, Compelled To Conceal Search Data
NVIDIA’s New AI Supercomputer

4/8/2018
FaceBook Data Leak Fallout Continues To Grow
Classified Ad Site Backpage Shut Down
Chat Data Breach Affects Consumer Information

4/1/2018
FaceBook Mining Data Through Messenger on Android
MyFitnessPal Data Breach Exposed 150 Million Users’ Information
Worst Tesla Crash on Record With Autopilot On

3/25/2018
Why Elon Musk Removed SpaceX and Tesla’s FaceBook Pages
Craigslist Removes Personals Section
Companies Banning Sale and Use of Huawei Devices

3/18/2018
Florida Virtual School’s Data Breach
New AMD Chipset Vulnerability Discovered
FaceBook’s Inappropriate Search Results

3/11/2018
Design Flaw Affecting New MacBook Keyboards
New Intel Optane Solid State Technology
“Slingshot” Is Most Advanced Malware Ever Discovered

3/4/2018
Windows 10 Update Breaks Keyboard, Mouse
Why Alexa Went Silent and Many Websites Went Down on 3/2
The World’s Largest DDOS Attack

2/25/2018
Foreign Text Character Crashes Apple Devices
Massive Upset Over Snapchat’s Redesign
New Method To Verify If Your Passwords Are Compromised

2/18/2018
Google Changes Image Search
Apple HomePods Damage Furniture
Popular Money Transmitting Service Lacks Fraud Protection

2/11/2018
Falcon Heavy Launch
False Tsunami Warning
Equifax Hack Was Even Larger Than Indicated

2/4/2018
New Flash Vulnerability
YouTube TV
Virus Mines Cryptocurrency For Hackers

1/28/2018
iOS Bug Allows Malicious Links To Freeze Phones
Malwarebytes Update Breaks Thousands of Computers
Security Vulnerability in Popular Dating App

1/21/2018
Graphics Card Shortage Caused by Crypto Miners
Smartphone Manufacturer’s Payment Page Compromised
Apple Implements Throttling Toggle

1/14/2018
New Software Patch for “Meltdown” and “Sceptre” Slows Down Computers
Ilicit Materials Found in Childrens’ Apps
FaceBook Makes News Feed More Personal

1/6/2018
“Meltdown” and “Sceptre” Hardware Vulnerability Affects All Computer Processors
Intel CEO’s Major Stock Selloff
HP Battery Recall Affects Non-User Serviceable Models
Windows 10 Free Upgrade Still Works

12/31/2017
Apple’s Announcement Regarding iPhone Throttling and Batteries
20th Anniversary of Hotmail
Netflix Gives Customers Another Cyber Scare

12/24/2017
Apple Admits to Throttling Older iPhones
NVIDIA Ends Graphics Driver Support for 32-Bit Operating Systems
CryptoKittens

12/17/2017
Mozilla Firefox’s Major Revamp
Keylogger Concerns in HP Laptop Touchpad Drivers
The End of AOL’s Instant Messenger

12/10/2017
BitCoin’s Meteoric Rise
More DDOS Attacks in 2017
Christmas Gift Exchange Scam on Social Media

12/3/2017
Apple “Root” Vulnerability in MacOS High Sierra
Microsoft Ending Free Windows 10 Upgrades on December 31st
iOS 11 iPhone Reboot Glitch

11/26/2017
Uber’s Irresponsible Response To Massive Data Breach
DirecTV To Pay $9.5 Million For Improperly Disposing Electronic Waste

11/19/2017
Fake Netflix Phishing Scam Email
Companies Profiteering from In-App Purchases

11/12/2017
The “AVGater” Virus
iOS 11 Autocorrect Bug Fixed

11/5/2017
New Safeguards for Human Factors in Social Media
What To Know About The CryptoLocker Virus
iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X Comparison

10/29/2017
KRACK WPA2 Vulnerability
“Bad Rabbit” Cyptovirus

10/22/2017
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Causes UPS 747 Crash

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