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  • Photo from the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2
    Sony Pictures computer systems hacked
    Sony Pictures Entertainment said its computer system is still down as of November 25, 2014, for the second day in a row, after a major hack paralyzed the computer systems of the film and television studio. The Amazing Spider-Man couldn’t...
  • Hackers and Banks win, Clients lose
    Hackers and Banks win, Clients lose
    Don’t blame the hackers; don’t blame the bank; apparently it’s the victim’s fault that a Missouri escrow firm was robbed of $440,000 in a cybercrime, says a report on computerworld.com.The attack occurred in 2010, but the...
  • White House
    White House computer network hackers are most likely the Russians
    Computer hackers have accessed an unclassified computer network that is utilized by President Barack Obama’s top advisers, according to a host of media sources including CNN on Wednesday. While there is little information being given about...
  • Hackers make their way into JPMorgan banking institution
    Data security breach on JPMorgan Chase impacts households and businesses
    According to The New York Times on Thursday, hackers that caused a data security breach at the JPMorgan Chase banking institution impacted 76 million households as well as 7 million small businesses. The breach was underestimated previously and...
  • Watch out for that man or woman. And protect those passwords!
    Our lives going digital. But are our lives safe? Enter 'Rise of the Hackers'
    Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank, and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information.Our lives are going digital. But are they safe?This data is precious– and...
  • 6 Ways to Protect your Internet of Things from Hackers
    6 Ways to Protect your Internet of Things from Hackers
    Everything seems like it is connected to the Internet, just about, including TVs, home thermostats, sprinkler controls, door locks, egg trays (yes, there’s an app for that), tooth brushes (cray cray), and more.A study by HP shows that 70...
  • Hackers doing what they do
    Credit card hacks, compromised accounts on the rise; Home Depot, Google, others
    Slate Magazine reported on Sept. 10 that Home Depot had confirmed on Monday that its credit card systems had been compromised. More than 60 million credit cards may very well have been stolen. The company’s payment systems had been hacked by...
  • Are All Hackers Bad?
    Are All Hackers Bad?
    The word hacker has a pretty negative connotation. It brings to mind other words like cybercriminal, thief, and malicious. It’s easy to see why hacker has a bad rep. The news is full of stories about hackers stealing data from large...
  • Apple adds iCloud security emails ahead of Sept. 9 announcement
    Apple adds iCloud security emails ahead of Sept. 9 announcement
    Following the concerns raised by celebrity nude photos being hacked via Apple’s iCloud, Apple has now raised security, as MacRumors noted on Monday. Last week Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple would be responding in a few ways...
  • The Home Depot
    Hackers steal credit card numbers after billionaire strong-arms Pope Francis
    AP reported yesterday that The Home Depot stores were hacked and millions of credit card numbers of their customers in all of its 2,200 U.S. stores were stolen. Could this be payback for Ken Langone who helped fund the start-up of The Home Depot...
  • Jennifer Lawrence
    Nude Pictures, starlets, and sexism on the Internet
    Over Labor Day weekend an avalanche of nude pics of various young women in the entertainment biz were dumped onto the World Wide Web – most notable were alleged photos of Oscar winner and A list star Jennifer Lawrence. Various articles have...
  • Jennifer Lawrence subject of nude controversy
    Jennifer Lawrence naked photos show actress face; hackers in big trouble
    Fans know the Jennifer Lawrence naked pictures are creating quite a distraction for fans on social media. The nude photos of over 100 countless actresses hit the web on Sunday. According to People on Sunday, the photos were hacked by an individual...
  • PlayStation Network taken down by hacking attack
    PlayStation Network knocked off-line by hackers
    Sony's PlayStation Network is currently suffering a mass outage for North American users due to a coordinated denial-of-service attack, a type of electronic assault that seeks to overwhelm a network with artificially high traffic. The PSN was...
  • Russian Organized Crime: Krem D'la Krem of Hackers
    Russian Organized Crime: Krem D'la Krem of Hackers
    The Russians have definitely come…in the world of cybercrime. A Russian ring of hackers has amassed 1.2 billion stolen passwords and usernames involving 400,000 websites. The criminals have also garnered 542 million e-mail addresses.And...
  • Passwords stolen: Russian hackers stole 1.2b passwords, at-risk sites unknown
    Passwords stolen: Russian hackers stole 1.2b passwords, at-risk sites unknown
    Passwords stolen by Russian hackers number over one billion, making this latest cybercrime one of the largest data hauls to date. Over 400,000 Internet sites were targeted, and the massive assemblage of user names and passwords has put millions at...