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TD Bank suffers systemwide outage, services still recovering

Update: TD Bank's statement regarding the outage added to bottom of the article.TD Bank has recovered from a major IT systems outage today that prevented account holders from accessing their online bank accounts, use ATM, or check balances over the phone. The outage started at approximately 2 AM EST this morning and prevented TD Bank members from loggin
Publish At:2021-02-25 14:49 | Read:64 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Federal Reserve nationwide outage impact US banking system

The US Federal Reserve is suffering a massive IT systems outage preventing wire transfers, ACH transactions, and other services from operating.When performing a US wire transfer or ACH withdrawal/deposit, the transaction first goes through the Federal Reserve Bank systems who facilitate the transaction.Today, the Federal Reserve Bank is affected by an outage
Publish At:2021-02-24 15:25 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Technology

LinkedIn is down for many, and we are not sure why

LinkedIn is down for many users, including on the web and mobile, and we are not sure why.BleepingComputer has observed accessing LinkedIn shows obscure error messages to users around the world.Possible network backbone outageAs seen by BleepingComputer, when trying to visit LinkedIn, users are seeing the following message:"An error has occuredRef A: 21
Publish At:2021-02-23 16:01 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Telegram for Windows 10 update brings a new privacy feature

As its competitors face growing data privacy concerns, Telegram for Windows has received an update that includes new privacy features that provide better control over your data.With your data being the digital currency of our times, WhatsApp faced criticism after announcing that data sharing would deliver tailored advertisements via Facebook. This has led to
Publish At:2021-02-22 12:43 | Read:99 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software Technology

New WatchGuard Cloud Platform Capabilities Usher in the Era of Simplified Security Management for MSPs

WatchGuard further unifies security services and streamlines deployment capabilities for MSPs while simplifying zero-trust adoption WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in network security and intelligence, multi-factor authentication (MFA), advanced endpoint protection, and secure Wi-Fi, today announced a series of new capabilities that make WatchGuard
Publish At:2021-02-15 10:58 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business Products Technology b2b MSP nw WatchGuard Cloud Clo

The weirdest hacking techniques you’ve never heard of

For years we have written about malware, viruses and phishing on the Panda Security blog – but there are other ways to break into a computer. Here are three of the weirdest techniques we’ve heard of – and they really do work. Keyboard hijacking There are many malware variants that infect computers, monitoring every button you press on your keyboard; they
Publish At:2021-02-15 06:40 | Read:162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology cybersecurity hacking hack

Copycat researchers imitate supply chain attack that hit tech giants

This week, over 150 new packages have been published to the npm open-source repository named after private components being internally used by major companies.These npm packages are identical to the proof-of-concept packages created by Alex Birsan, the researcher who had recently managed to infiltrate over major 35 tech firms and walk awa
Publish At:2021-02-12 14:49 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software Technology

Gitanjali Rao, the 15-year-old scientist, awarded Time’s Kid of The Year

A 15-year-old scientist and inventor has been awarded Time magazine’s first Kid of the Year award. Despite her youth, Gitanjali Rao has to her credit several innovative creations in various fields, such as a device capable of identifying the presence of lead in drinking water -which she has named Tethys after the Greek goddess of fresh water- or an app
Publish At:2021-02-11 09:28 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Technology technology women in science

Fortinet fixes critical vulnerabilities in SSL VPN and web firewall

Fortinet has fixed multiple severe vulnerabilities impacting its products.The vulnerabilities range from Remote Code Execution (RCE) to SQL Injection, to Denial of Service (DoS) and impact the FortiProxy SSL VPN and FortiWeb Web Application Firewall (WAF) products. Some vulnerabilities reported 2 years agoMultiple advisories pub
Publish At:2021-02-07 13:55 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology

Twitter now autoswitches to dark mode based on your OS settings

If Twitter is suddenly using a dark mode theme, you are not alone. Starting yesterday, Twitter automatically switched to a dark or light theme based on your operating system settings.When switching to a dark mode based on your OS settings, Twitter will use the 'Lights Out' theme, which uses the black color for the site's background, as shown below.Twitter da
Publish At:2021-02-03 12:25 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

A Senior’s Guide to Navigating Tech Issues in 2021

Just because seniors weren’t born as digital natives doesn’t mean they should shy away from technology—and they don’t! Especially since COVID-19 lockdowns began, more seniors are turning to their computers to stay connected with friends and family and simplify their lives. Today’s modern technology offers a wealth of opportunities. Whether staying social onl
Publish At:2021-01-29 13:22 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Tips

Verizon Fios Internet outage affecting Northeastern US

Verizon Fios is experiencing an outage making it impossible to access many websites or causing them too operate to slowly to use properly use.Starting at approximately 11:00 AM EST, Verizon Fios users found they were no longer able to access popular services, such as Google, Slack, Microsoft Teams, Azure, and even Verizon's own website and My verizon app to
Publish At:2021-01-26 13:19 | Read:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology IOS

Facebook users were mass-logged out Friday by configuration change

If you were logged out of Facebook tonight, you are not alone. Facebook states that users were logged out of the social site due to a "configuration change."The mass Facebook logout occurred at approximately 8:30 PM EST on Friday, with users suddenly greeted by a message stating, "Session expired. Please login again."The message shown to users when logged ou
Publish At:2021-01-23 07:19 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo grew by 62% in 2020

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo continues to grow rapidly as the company reached 102M daily search queries for the first time in January.DuckDuckGo is a search engine that builds its search index using its DuckDuckBot crawler, indexing WikiPedia, and through partners like Bing. The search engine does not use any data from Google.What makes
Publish At:2021-01-17 14:49 | Read:324 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Security Software

2021: Our cybersecurity predictions for the new year

However you look at it, 2020 has been one of the strangest years ever. Many of us were able to work from home for the first time, online shopping became the norm, and for long periods of time, video calling was the only way we could talk to our loved ones. So what can we expect in the new year? An increase in scammer activity Security researchers have recent
Publish At:2021-01-14 10:40 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology 2021 predictions WatchGuard security

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