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  • 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...
  • Hackers at Domino's pizza now seek ransom
    Hackers blackmail Domino's: European hackers after $41K, customer security risk
    A European band of hackers blackmail Domino’s Pizza and ransom the popular restaurant chain for over $41,000 this week. These expert hackers calling themselves Rex Mundi has allegedly broken into private Domino’s files, retrieving...
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    Cloud Security Lessons From the eBay Breach
    If you use eBay in any capacity, you may recently have received an email asking you to change your password. The online seller is just the latest example of a popular website hacked for its valuable customer data. In eBay’s case, it was for...
  • Ebay suggests changing passwords after 145 million online auction users had their cyber security breached
    Ebay online auction site is a victim of an identity theft breach
    According to The New York Times on Wednesday, the Ebay online auction site became a victim of an identity theft situation and concerns of the cyber security of its 145 million users would be to take action. Encrypted passwords, email addresses,...
  • 10 Ways you may get Hacked this Summer
    10 Ways you may get Hacked this Summer
    Can you name 10 ways you can get hacked this summer? I can.Hotel HackingThose hotel electronic card locks for doors aren’t as secure as you think. A criminal attaches a little electronic gizmo beneath the lock, and presto, he’s in your...