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Former Trump Campaign Aide: My Russia Ties Are Not Nefarious!

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Michael Caputo’s favorite novel is Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, the story of the Devil’s visit to Moscow in the 1930s and all the oddball characters who surround him. When the future Trump campaign official was living in Moscow in the 1990s, he moved to Patriarch Pond, the novel’s setting, and scratched his apartment’s […]

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Don’t Freak Out About That Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Situation

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On Thursday, Seattle news station KIRO 7 published a disconcerting story. A Portland family discovered that a snippet of private conversation had been recorded by an Amazon Echo and sent to a random person in their contact list. The report instantly sparked concern and outrage that Amazon’s Echo smart speaker is listening to and recording […]

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‘Significant’ FBI Error Reignites Data Encryption Debate

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Law enforcement agencies including the FBI have long criticized data encryption as a threat to their ability to fight crime. They argue that encryption allows bad actors to “go dark,” impeding agents’ ability to access the data of suspects, even with court orders or warrants. After years of raising the alarm about the going-dark problem, […]

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Stealthy, Destructive Malware Infects Half a Million Routers

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Home routers have become the rats to hackers’ bubonic plague: an easily infected, untreated, and ubiquitous population in which dangerous digital attacks can spread. Now security researchers are warning that one group of sophisticated hackers has amassed a collection of malware-infected routers that could be used as a powerful tool to spread havoc across the […]

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Facebook Is Beefing Up Its Two-Factor Authentication

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Good news for those looking to secure their Facebook accounts: The social network says users can now sign up for two-factor authentication using apps like Duo and Google Authenticator, which will strengthen people’s security on the site. Previously, you could only sign up for the feature with a phone number, though you could also enable […]

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Detecting Malware/APT Through Automatic Log Analysis

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Legacy perimeter security mechanisms can be evaded very easily. It’s disappointing, but it’s true. Innovatively-designed malware and APTs have the potential to evade even the strongest signature-based security solutions that are currently being deployed across industries. This has encouraged IT companies to think beyond prevention and to design effective detection strategies. In recent times, companies […]

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How the LAPD Uses Data to Predict Crime

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If you’ve ever been incarcerated, it’s never easy to escape your past. In Los Angeles, it may be even harder. The Los Angeles Police Department is one of dozens of cities across the country that’s trying to predict where crime will happen—and who those future criminals will be—based on past crime and arrest data. One […]

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Remove the Advertisements by MapsVoyage Chrome Extension

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In order to remove Advertisements by MapsVoyage Chrome Extension completely you will need to reset Chrome back to its initial settings. Doing these steps will erase all configuration information from Chrome such as your home page, tab settings, saved form information, browsing history, and cookies. This process will also disable any installed extensions. All of […]

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Remove the Super Cleanup PUP

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Super Cleanup PUP is a potentially unwanted program that states it scans Windows for System Related Items, Com and ActiveX items, User related items, and Startup and Uninstall items. When Super Cleanup scans a computer it will list a variety of detected issues and then state that you need to first purchase a license before […]