We hope all of you are healthy and safe. During these difficult times of uncertainty when many are working from home due to the COVID-19 virus, we understand that the last thing you need is more uncertainty with your computer, your phone or your wifi. TechnoMinds would like to let you know that we can …
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Data breach exposes passwords to nearly 10,000 user accounts. On Saturday, August 15, 2020, the Treasury Board of Canada announced that the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) website was hacked and that 9,041 user accounts were compromised. The CRA responded by shutting down their website and canceling the affected accounts. They are currently contacting the users.Even …
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Do you get notices saying iCloud storage is full and Apple wants to charge you for more? TechnoMinds can explain the mystery of iCloud storage.
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Reports are coming in regarding a new extortion scam where scammers email you stating they have hacked into your computer webcam and have a screen recording of you that they will release on adult video websites unless you pay them $2900 in bitcoin within a day.
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According to the FBI Russian malware called Fancy Bear has infected thousands of routers and has the potential to spread quickly. The malware can allow the perpetrators to collect information by reading people’s internet activity, like email, web browsing, passwords etc.
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There is a new assault on Netflix subscribers by scammers, that isn’t so new. However, it is more sophisticated than in past attempts. The latest email scam specifically targets Netflix subscribers and it is particularly clever, which is to say that it’s especially dangerous. According to a report from Deadline, scammers are firing off emails with the …
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Today Apple released iOS 11 & tvOS 11. It is a major release to be followed OS 11 for the Mac on September 25th. These updates come along side the exciting new hardware updates, iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch series 3 and Apple tv 4k.
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The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers about a new scam that is hooking consumers with just one word: Yes.
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There is a new ransomware for Macs that has been discovered. It is “poorly coded” in Swift programming language. It encrypts the user’s files and demands payment to get your files back.
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…new announcements of malware for Macs, MacDownloader and Xagent. The question is, are they real threats to the average user?
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