The CIA just lost control of its hacking arsenal. Here’s what you need to know.

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This news is old but its worth to know about it once again.

WikiLeaks released internal documentation of the CIA’s massive arsenal of hacking tools and techniques. These 8,761 documents — called “Vault 7” — show how their operatives can remotely monitor and control devices, such as phones, TVs, and cars.

And what’s worse, this archive of techniques seems to be out in the open, where all manner of hackers can use it to attack us.

“The CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary collection, which amounts to more than several hundred million lines of code, gives its possessor the entire hacking capacity of the CIA.” — WikiLeaks

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Norton 22.17 for Windows is now available!

Norton Security 22.17.0.183 update is now available via LiveUpdate. As with our previous updates, this version is being released in a phased manner. This update is available in all supported languages. To download it, simply run LiveUpdate through Norton user interface.

This update is available for the following Norton products:

  • Norton Security
  • Norton Internet Security
  • Norton 360
  • Norton Antivirus
  • Norton Security Online

To verify you have the update for Norton Security 22.17.0.183, launch the Main User Interface, click on Help, and select About.

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Norton Password Manager 6.3 for iOS has been released!

Norton Password Manager 6.3 is released for iOS users. This release  is being done in a phased manner.

Some Frequently Asked questions:

1. What is the version number of this build?

Norton Password Manager 6.3.44 for iOS

2. How can I receive this update?

You can receive the update through Auto Update or by visiting the App Store.

Go to Settings -> Help -> About to verify if you have received the update. Or visit the App Store (link is external) to download directly. Continue reading “Norton Password Manager 6.3 for iOS has been released!”

How to get protection for your identity online after Equifax data violation

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2017, it was a year filled with data violation and leakage, but perhaps the most remembered one Equifax data violation. Many people who had learned their personal information were exposed to data violations, then researched how to get protection from identity theft and take appropriate precautions. However, for those who were too overwhelmed with the data violations for the action, “better late than never” may apply. Here are the steps that you can still take to help protect your identity if you were a victim of Equifax data violation – or other. Continue reading “How to get protection for your identity online after Equifax data violation”

How to keep your mobile device data safe on Holidays

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Feel like you need holidays? If you are lucky enough to be heading off for some R&R, you know that holidays are an exciting, nice time to get away from the everyday worries of office & home. Unfortunately, some of those worries may follow you if you are traveling with smartphones that aren’t secured digitally or physically.

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Apple, Cyber Security and Predictions

Apple, Cyber Security and Predictions

The Apple risk scene was to a great degree occupied in 2016. We gave an account of seven noteworthy stories in 2016. In 2015, we saw many confirmation of ideas, however 2016 brought more dangers out into nature. These are similar dangers that are influencing Windows and Android gadgets.

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The 5 essential Cyber life skills every parent should know

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Parents all over the world know that what is the advantages and disadvantages of Internet. Children naturally learn more, understand more and accomplish more with the aid of the Internet. This parents generation is raising children in a rapidly evolving cyber landscape.

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Norton Antivirus Basic review By Techradar

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We are talking the modern Norton AntiVirus Basic. It is mostly about the fundamentals. It boasts detection of known threats, intelligent behaviour monitoring and an excellent file reputation service to spot new dangers, and one of the best antiphishing filters you’ll find anywhere.

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Petya Ransomware and Its Infection

Petya Ransomware is a vicious form of the virus that locks a computer’s hard drive as well as individual data files stored on it. And we are seeing that the widespread attack affected global and national organisations including the Ukranian National Bank, British advertising firm WPP and logistics company Maersk.

What is Petya?

Petya is more than typical Ransomware or we can say that it’s upgraded version of WannaCry.
It has been in existence since 2016. Ransomware only encrypt the data files but Petya ransomware doesn’t just encrypt files, it also overwrites and encrypts the master boot record (MBR).

You can see in this image how the hackers demanding $300 bitcoins to recover affected files from Petya Ransomware.

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How does Petya spread and infect computers?

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