These apps can help keep prying eyes away from your conversations By Derek Walter Greenbot | Nov 10, 2016 12:27 PM PT There is a growing desire to keep one’s messages private. Some users are concerned about hackers, or worry about foreign or domestic government surveillance, but most people just agree with the general principle […]
ATM card skimming incidents increased 546% from 2014 to 2015. Click here for the entire article.
By Roger A. Grimes Redirected Net searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here’s what to do when you’ve been 0wned In today’s threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind. In fact, antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old. After all, malicious hackers and malware can […]
In this video, Mark Rober shows you a now common a hack for pin codes on debit cards using an iPhone infrared add on camera accessory and how to prevent them
This Wired.Com story details how two businesses may have been affected by hacked Google Maps business listings.
It turns out the recent major Adobe account breach not only affected Adobe account passwords, but also gave the hackers access to user’s email addresses and other information. Thus, the hackers had information necessary to access bank accounts, accounts on social media sites, including Facebook and even garage door openers. Update – Facebook went so […]
Hackers are making serious money as governments are willing to pay for code vulnerabilities.
Google plans to make public after seven days zero day exploits their researchers find on other company’s products. Proponents say that it is good that holes in software/programs should be brought to light so that the public is aware. Critics say that this will allow hackers to target exploits.
This AllThingsD article details a new Verizon survey on data breach investigations in 2012. The survey shows that seventy five percent of computer security incidents were financially motivated. Eighty six percent of the computer security incidents came from “outside entities”.
From MakeUseOf: It’s so embarrassing. Here I am, a contributor at MakeUseOf with a background in data security, and I’m about to tell you how my Skype account got hacked. Not years ago before I became aware of the various threats and the signs that an intrusion had occurred, but recently. Just last Christmas.