Valerie Green

Azure Active Directory renamed to Entra ID

Azure Active Directory renamed to Entra ID

Microsoft has changed a product name yet again, as Microsoft are known to do. Azure Active Directory is now Entra ID; let’s have a look at what that means. When you sign into a computer and put in your credentials, pin or password, there are several different methods the computer uses to determine whether it […]

Facebook Jackpot Project – Beware of this Scam

Facebook Jackpot Project – Beware of this Scam

One of the most popular scams on Facebook is to send messages from a compromised account to that user’s friends, aiming to trick them into following dangerous links, revealing sensitive data, or sending money to the scammer. One example of this is the ‘Facebook Jackpot Project’, which claims to be a lottery in which users […]

Windows 11 Passkey Preview

Windows 11 Passkey Preview

As part of Microsoft’s ongoing mission to replace passwords, the latest Windows 11 Insider Build comes with added support for logging into websites and applications using your face, fingerprint, or Windows PIN. Windows 11 does this by creating and storing passkeys, which are used by the computer rather than directly typed in by the user. […]

Concerns About TotalAV

Concerns About TotalAV

Recently we’ve heard concerns about TotalAV, one of the myriad antivirus and computer security programs on the market. It’s been noted that other antivirus software can in fact block the TotalAV website. It’s highly unusual for antivirus or web protection software to block other antivirus sites, as only dangerous sites are supposed to be blocked. […]

.zip Domain Security Concerns

.zip Domain Security Concerns

Google’s latest extension of web addresses has been met with concerns about potential attacks. People who deal in cybersecurity products have had reactions that range from eye-rolling to banging heads on desks. So, what’s this all about and why is it a problem? Google has recently launched eight new Top-Level Domains, for Dads, Grads, and […]

Atomic MacOS Stealer

Atomic MacOS Stealer

Recently, Mac users have been reporting a new type of malware designed for MacOS. The malware, known as Atomic MacOS Stealer, impersonates legitimate software installation programs.  When run on a computer, it displays a prompt for the user’s password, claiming to need it for installation. It then uses this password to steal data from the […]