Cybersecurity


Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

FBI Cyber arrests hacker using fake advertisements.

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Eighteen payment processors from the U.S. and U.K. tested their systems for cyber attacks.

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Numerous PlayStation 4 users reported that a PlayStation Network message exploit is crashing their consoles, requiring a factory reset in order to function again.

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

What can organizations do to protect against a cold boot attack?

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

In a voluntary recall, Medtronic has issued a software update to plug cybersecurity holes in programmers — which are kinds of software that physicians use to measure a connected device's performance, batter life and settings — for the company's implantable cardiac devices, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

Facebook's WhatsApp says it has fixed a video call security bug that let hackers hijack accounts.

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

Researchers have recently observed an alarming trend: attacks are multiplying in size, often far exceeding what many service providers consider a safe defensive capacity.

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users' Data Exposed

Google has made the decision to shut down much of its social network following the disclosure of vulnerable data.



California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California has passed a law that sets higher standards for passwords.

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

Artificial Intelligence is finding a home in the security industry.

NYC Invests $30 Million in Cybersecurity

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is launching Cyber NYC.

China Reportedly Used Microchips to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

China Reportedly Used Microchips to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

The claims have been strongly disputed by the technology companies.

New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack

New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack

Google's cyber unit has introduced a new app dedicated to protecting users from state-sponsored censorship.

New York City Launches Security App

New York City Launches Cybersecurity App

The smartphone application will help New York City residents increase their personal cybersecurity.

California Law Demands More Security From Connected Devices

California Law Demands More Security From Connected Devices

Ohio University to Spend $1 Million on Security Following Sexual Assaults

Facebook Hacked: 50 Million Users

Facebook Hacked: 50 Million Users' Data Exposed

Attackers stole log-in credentials, allowing them to take over user accounts.

Mozilla Launches Data Breach Notification Service

Mozilla Launches Data Breach Notification Service

“Firefox Monitor” will allow users to check whether their personal information and passwords have been part of a data breach

Free VPNs are a Privacy Nightmare: Here

Free VPNs are a Privacy Nightmare: Here's Why

Understanding the details and the primary difference between free VPNs and paid ones.

Are You Guilty of These Seven Bad Online Habits?

Are You Guilty of These Seven Bad Online Habits?

You could be making yourself a prime target.

Ohio Law Incentivizes Businesses for Implementing Cybersecurity Programs

Ohio Law Incentivizes Businesses for Implementing Cybersecurity Programs

Ohio organizations that reasonably conform to established cybersecurity programs may be incentivized.

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