Security TikTok fixes security flaws that could have let hackers manipulate accounts, access personal data Google Chrome to hide notification spam starting February 2020 FBI asks Apple to help unlock iPhones belonging to alleged Pensacola shooter The bizarre story of the first ransomware attack (ZDNet YouTube) Best home security of 2019: Professional monitoring and DIY (CNET) How to protect specific folders and files in Windows (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about New Iranian data wiper malware hits Bapco, Bahrain’s national oil company
The reason for the recent increase in MERS cases is not fully understood. A number of the new cases occurred during outbreaks in hospitals, but there has also been a rise in "sporadic" cases, in which patients did not have contact with anyone else who had MERS, according to WHO. … [Read more...] about 8 Things You Should Know About MERS
Researchers tested blood, nasal and rectal samples from dromedary (one hump) camels throughout Saudi Arabia, as well as archived blood samples from camels in the region that were collected as far back as 1992. MERS first appeared in people in September 2012, and since then, 182 people have been infected, most in Saudi Arabia. Seventy-nine people have died from the infection. … [Read more...] about New MERS Virus Widespread in Camels
The announcement follows the news earlier this month of the first case of MERS in the U.S., in a man who traveled from Saudi Arabia to Chicago, and took a bus to Indiana. That patient was released from the hospital last week. The two cases are not linked, CDC officials said. … [Read more...] about 2nd US Case of MERS Reported in Orlando
The new virus, which belongs to the same family as the one that causes SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome), has been confirmed in two people worldwide: a 49-year-old man from Qatar who recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, and a 60-year old man from Saudi Arabia who died from his condition. … [Read more...] about New SARS-Like Virus: Who Should Get Tested?