Top 10 Cybersecurity Resolutions For 2021 | Stay Private
With hacks, scams, malware, the internet can feel like a dangerous place these days. However, implementing a small handful of security measures we can greatly reduce our exposure to all these threats. So, here are our top 10 cybersecurity resolutions for 2021.
ESPN Plus To Hike Price For Its Annual Subscription To $59.99 In 2021
New subscribers will start paying $59.99 on January 8th, 2021, and the new price will reportedly trickle down to existing subscribers a few months later in March.
Google Pay Now Works With 18 More American Financial Institutions
Google Pay is a digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google to power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices, enabling users to make payments With Android phones, tablets, or watches. In addition to this, the service also supports passes such as coupons, boarding passes, student ID cards, event tickets, movie tickets, public transportation tickets, store cards, and loyalty cards.
FinCEN Asks Financial Institutions To Stay Alert To COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Scams And Cyberattacks
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Notice to alert financial institutions about the potential for fraud, ransomware attacks, or similar types of criminal activity related to COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution.
Cybercriminals Accessed Finland’s MPs’ Emails Accounts
In a press release the official said, Some parliament e-mail accounts may have been compromised as a result of the attack, among them e-mail accounts that belong to MPs.”
Home Appliance Giant Whirlpool Has Been Hit By Ransomware
Home appliances giant Whirlpool suffered a ransomware attack by the Nefilim ransomware gang who stole data before encrypting devices.
LG To Unveil Company’s First QNED Mini LED TV At Virtual CES 2021
LG’s newest TVs represent a giant leap forward in LCD TV picture quality. The 2021 lineup includes 10 new 4K and 8K models covering a wide range of large screen sizes up to 86 inches.
South Korea To Accelerate Virus Vaccine Efforts As First U.K. Variant Detected
The new variant, thought to be more transmissible than others currently circulating, was found in three people who had entered South Korea from London on Dec. 22, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Monday.
Apple iCloud Outage Prevents Device Activation (Resolved)
Many Apple users are experiencing problems setting up new devices or accessing files stored on the cloud due to an ongoing iCloud outage that has lasted for more than 36 hours.
U.S. Will Require Negative COVID-19 Tests For All UK Passengers – CDC
The decision was a turnaround after the Trump administration told U.S. airlines on Tuesday it was not planning to require any testing for arriving UK passengers.
France Rewards Frontline Immigrant Workers With Citizenship
“Foreign workers gave their time and swung into action for all of us during the COVID crisis,” said Marlène Schiappa, France’s junior minister for citizenship.
What Is LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN
The size of a network can be expressed by the geographic area they occupy and the number of computers that are part of the network. Networks can cover anything from a handful of devices within a single room to millions of devices spread across the entire globe
Visa Continues Its Ban On Pornhub But Will Allow Payments On Some MindGeek Sites
Visa said it would allow usage of its cards on Pornhub-owner MindGeek’s platforms that host professionally produced adult studio content, but would continue to decline processing payments coming from Pornhub itself.
IBM Will Pay $24.25 Million To Resolve Federal Communications Commission Probes
IBM Corp has agreed to pay $24.25 million to resolve a pair of investigations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over subsidies awarded to connect schools and libraries to broadband
Facebook To Add More Account Security Features Next Year
The social media giant Facebook will start allowing users to set up physical security keys as a way to verify their identity before logging into the social network’s mobile app, beginning next year.
Safe-Inet VPN Service Shut Down By Law Enforcement
The virtual private network (VPN) Safe-Inet used by the world’s foremost cybercriminals has been taken down in a coordinated law enforcement action led by the German Reutlingen Police Headquarters together with Europol and law enforcement agencies from around the world.
You Can Now Play Microsoft’s Flight Simulator In Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on your favorite VR headset for PC, offering simmers the deepest and most immersive virtual flight experience in the new simulator to date.
Joe Biden’s @POTUS Twitter Account Will Have Zero Followers
The micro blogging site Twitter is planning to wipe out all followers from the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts once Biden is sworn in on January 20th, rather than transferring the accounts’ existing followers over to the new administration, according to Rob Flaherty, Biden’s digital director. In…