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12 Million Jobs Might Be Lost To Automation

By the year 2040, it’s estimated that up to 34% of jobs in Europe could be taken over by technology. This redundancy, according to Forrester’s Future of Jobs Forecast, will primarily impact workers in the food service, retail, and hospitality sectors. Companies will likely prioritize productivity and managing a drop in workers due to an […]

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Most Popular Brands Imitated For Phishing Attempts

Familiar companies like Google, Microsoft and Amazon are among Check Point Research’s top list of brands that cybercriminals tend to impersonate most often when it comes to phishing attacks. DHL took the lead as the brand most often used in phishing campaigns and email scams in the Q4 Brand Phishing Report for 2021. The second […]

Cold Kitties Love The Heat From SpaceX’s Starlink

As one Starlink user found out, the warmth from outdoor satellite dishes might be attracting some feline friends this winter. The satellite internet service, which has shipped over 100,000 terminals in 2021 alone, might have a curious problem on their hands. A Twitter user by the name of Aaron Taylor tweeted out a photo of […]

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Google Docs “Comments” Feature Is Being Targeted By Hackers

Malicious links are being sent to Outlook users in a recent phishing campaign attempt. The attacks, which were identified last month, have been difficult for victims and email scanners to identify. Researchers from Avanan discovered that Google Docs, Sheets and Slides could be used to spam emails back in October, however there has been no […]

A Popular Fisher-Price Toy Might Be Spying On You

A Mattel classic might actually be a Christmas nightmare. For its 60th anniversary, the toy company upgraded one of its classics –the Fisher-Price Chatter telephone– with Bluetooth capabilities. Meaning, a phone intended for kids can now be used for both children and adults in order to make working phone calls. What could possibly go wrong, […]

Log4j Updated: How To Ask Your Provider For Remediation

About a week ago, we posted a blog detailing the Apache Log4j vulnerability and the necessity of contacting your software and website vendors regarding what, if anything, has been or needs to be done regarding this issue. If you still have not contacted your vendors, an example email for remediation can be seen below. Bolded […]

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Yahoo! Finance Says Facebook/Meta is the Worst Company This Year

Is anybody that surprised? According to an audience survey conducted by Yahoo! Finance, the tech giant was rated the “Worst Company of The Year.” Total write-in votes amounted to 8%, with a host of various reasons for why people dislike the company. Other contenders for worst company of the year include Robinhood, Nikola, and Alibaba. […]

Alert! Apache Log4j Vulnerability: Read The Security Advisory

A critical (CVSS 10.0) remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability titled CVE-2021-44228 has been disclosed by the Apache Log4j Project on December 10th, 2021. This alert only affects you if yourself or your hosting service is using Apache web server software. Specifically, it’s affecting Log4j2<= 2.14.1. To read the security advisory, click here. To view the […]

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Knowledge of The Basics: Comparing An RFI, RFQ & RFP

What are the differences between a request for information, request for quotation and a request for proposal? Which request is best suited for specific scenarios? Sign up today to receive your educational guide on RFIs, RFQs and RFPs.

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Insider Threat Led To Data Breach At Ubiquiti

Think protecting yourself from external threats is all you need to do to maintain strong cybersecurity? Think again. FBI and DoJ investigators claim an employee from Ubiquiti stole data from the company, then acted as a whistleblower to divert attention away from himself. According to a recently unsealed grand jury indictment, Nicolas Sharp attempted to […]