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  • Mr Robot
    Geeky TV commentary - Mr Robot 1.2
    Mr Robot airs at 10pm Wednesday nights on USA (with a rerun at 1, if your TV sabotages you and makes you wait).It seems appropriate to be typing this up at night well after everyone else has gone to sleep. This week, things got dark--which is...
  • Opportunities for ethical hackers
    'Ethical hackers' awarded bounty to find security bugs at United Airlines
    Calling all “ethical hackers. . . .” United Airlines has introduced a program that can earn the right person up to 1 million air miles. All that person has to do is to hack into United Airlines.The aim is to expose security bugs so...
  • Starbucks gift card holders get hacked
    Starbucks gift card holders get hacked
    If you have a Starbucks gift card, you might want to think about an alternate way to pay for your java fix. Wednesday NBC News reports that hackersare hijacking consumers' coffee accounts. They drainthe stored value of their cards, then use...
  • Private Internet Access
    Private Internet Access helps alleviate online privacy issues
    It's true. As Wi-Fi users, we are vulnerable each and every time we use a public Wi-Fi connection at an airport, a coffee shop or even in our own homes. But that's just a start.There are eyes always watching and ears always listening to...
  • Bank Account depleted, Company sues
    Bank Account depleted, Company sues
    Is it Bank of America’s fault that a hospital was hacked and lost over a million dollars? Chelan County Hospital No. 1 certainly thinks so, reports an article on krebsonsecurity.com. In 2013, the payroll accounts of the Washington hospital...
  • 1 Billion Records hacked
    1 Billion Records hacked
    Billions and billions—it’s only a matter of time before this becomes the number of hacking incidents in a single year, because just in 2014, over one billion records were hacked out of 1,500 different hacking incidents, says a recent...
  • Spring Break Safety
    Heading south for spring break?
    Are your kids going on “Spring Break” with their friends? Heading to Panama City, Daytona or another party destination? Should you as a parent worry about their safety? Let me answer that for you, yes! Here is why.Ask almost any kid...
  • ISIS leaks purported addresses of U.S. military members
    ISIS posts purported addresses of U.S. military members
    Saturday morning TheBlaze reports late Friday night the group that calls themselves the "Islamic State Hacking Division"published a list of addresses purportedly belonging to approximately 100 members of the U.S. military. Thegroup...
  • Russian Hacker Extradited to U.S.
    Russian hacker stole 160 million credit card numbers; extradited to U.S.
    A suspectedhacker from Moscow, Russia,pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he hacked into the computer systemsof U.S. companies and institutions such as 7-Eleven, J.C. Penney and NASDAQand stole upwards of 160 million credit card numbers,...
  •  Participants pass through an illuminated walk at the 31st annual Chaos Communication Congress  in Hamburg, Germany
    A hacker gang reportedly stole $1 billion from banks across the world
    The financial community has been shaken up by a report of a large online theft by a hacker gang. Mashable reported on Feb. 16, 2015, a hacker gang reportedly stole $1 billion from banks. Russian security company Kaspersky Lab has said in one of...
  • Hackers compromise Anthem Blue Cross and identity theft situation could be likely if unprotected
    Anthem Blue Cross health insurance data breach could result in identity theft
    According to Clark Howard on Monday, a recent data breach of Anthem Blue Cross compromised many clients/customers and such sensitive information included social security numbers, medical identification numbers, birth dates, email addresses,...
  • Hackers posted revealing photos of WWE star Seth Rollins
    Hackers post revealing photos of WWE sensation Seth Rollins
    According to a Feb. 9 report from Fansided, Seth Rollins is the latest celebrity athlete to be victimized by online hackers, as revealing photos of him were released on his official Instagram account. Rollins, a former member of the popular WWE...
  • Hack-Proofing Your Company's Social Media Accounts
    A Handy Guide to Hack-Proofing Your Company's Social Media Passwords
    Consumers put their faith in their most trusted brands online. So when a site gets hacked, it can have a dramatic impact. It can be embarrassing and a giant headache if your account is stolen right from under your nose. Your social media platforms...
  • Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Luckily, the data breach suffered by Sony and Target was not suffered by me.Someone told me that all that was needed was an address and a phone number to find someone. The name and how it was spelled in the phone book didn’t matter. Everyone...
  • Taylor Swift
    Hackers have threatened a nude photo leak of Taylor Swift
    Hackers of Taylor Swift's social media accounts have threatened her with a nude photo leak according to US Weekly in a report in Jan. 27, 2015. The so called elite hackers who hijacked Swift's accounts on Tuesday have made threats to...
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