Can’t shop online? Want to keep shopping online? If you’re using an old browser you may find yourself locked out of PCI-compliant (e-commerce) websites.
A hoax about ransomware called “WannaCrypt” has been widely spammed out. But is an attack of this sort technically possible?
The S in HTTPS stands for Secure, so does the S in IoT. The stuffed toys are stuffed with security problems that we’ve known about for over a ...Continue Reading →
IoT or the Internet of Things has been to this point a seriously unsecured cluster-flop for the most part. Millions of insecure devices are in our homes and businesses, and these devices may be eavesdropped, recording audio or video, performing a DDoS attack, or being leveraged as an easy access pivot point into your network for further exploitation
Thankfully, progress is being made in ...Continue Reading →
WordPress will be 15 years old this May 27th, 2018! On Sunday, May 27th, we’re planning a global event celebrating the WordPress 15th Anniversary with WordPress community groups around the world.
Researchers have shown how attackers could trick ...Continue Reading →
If you or someone you know uses a pacemaker from Abbot or St Jude Medical, there is a firmware upgrade waiting for you at your next check-up. Or even sooner, depending on what you and your doctor decide. This upgrade closes a security hole that could allow an unauthorized person or attacker to change programming on the pacemaker. This ...Continue Reading →
Although there is nothing to worry about, you may want to ...
Sometime around April 3—give or take about a week—China’s 9.5-ton Tiangong-1 space station will fall out of orbit and enter Earth’s atmosphere. While media reports for the last few months have hyped the “uncontrolled” de-orbit as ...Continue Reading →
I recently read an article from Heimdal Security about online safety. In this article Heimdal had asked 18 experts in the field of cybersecurity for their top 3 ideas about how to stay secure. The contributors included top cybersecurity professionals from several anti-malware companies, security bloggers, and cybersecurity industry professionals. The original article is here.
What I found interesting were the ...Continue Reading →
Researchers say Mi-Cam is easy to hijack: turn it off to keep the kids from being eyeballed by prying eyes or chatted up by strangers.