The online world can be a dangerous place for the unprepared. And it's just going to get worse. It's time to teach cyber security as integral part of the high school and college curriculum and to all corporate employees.
Background Recently, I participated in SC Magazine's eSymposium on Corporate Espionage. Ira Winkler, President of Secure Mentem and the Internet Sec...
What can FinFisher and other tools do? On mobile platforms they can record voice calls, SMS messages and emails. The software can place "silent calls" -- that is, turning your phone on when you are unaware it is active.
DNS, like all good technologies, was designed to explore new frontiers and not be put to one particular use. Its design was purposely extensible.
The market risks associated with real-time reporting became a reality last month, as a Twitter hoax claiming that an explosion occurred at the White House injuring President Obama led to a 150-point drop, a $136 billion market value, in the Dow Jones industrial average.
The top Chinese official of the People's Liberation Army, General Fang Fenghui recently announced that the consequences of a major cyber attack "may be as serious as a nuclear bomb." His remarks are symptomatic of the global uncertainty surrounding the results of a 'major cyber attack.'
Before you go to the trouble and expense of doing a credit freeze, you should understand how the process works and be aware of several inconveniences you might experience.
Whether the voices of the people on it are driving administration policy remains up for the debate. What can't be said now is that they're not paying attention to the issues raised. We, the People, should be heard. Now there are new ways to you raise your voice.
Once again we come back to the very real threat this kind of malware presents to the small- to medium-sized business who will very commonly use these kinds of free and open source tools to build up and maintain their online presence.
It's fairly safe to assume that calendars, call logs, contacts, emails, financial data, text messages, photos and videos stored on smartphones or mobile devices are at risk of being monitored or stolen.
If and when a cybersecurity bill moves to the Senate, the story about House passage of CISPA should not be about failure.
In 2009, my friend Mike was getting into bitcoin and I remember him explaining the whole concept to me: A virtual currency managed by a peer-to-peer network open to anyone with a computer and uncontrolled by any bank or government.
If you are entrusted with data, do take the time to understand the processes and procedures which are in place to protect the data.
"The Good Wife" took on several hot button issues with "Rape: A Modern Perspective." It was like the writers looked at what they had done all season and decided they weren't topical enough, so they threw together this episode.
There's nothing wrong with a little paranoia when it comes to keeping data on your smartphone safe. Thankfully, an award-winning mobile security software will keep you safe from unnecessary headaches.