With so much of our personal information being stored and accessed on computers, security becomes an ever increasingly important topic. Not only that, every day you hear new reports of elaborate hacks, identity thefts and other security breaches. How can you properly protect your business and your personal computers? Join us as we discuss the latest in firewalls, antivirus software and other effective (or not so effective) means of protecting your computers. Share your own experience and insight in the comments.
With numerous high profile security disclosures this year – Heartbleed, POODLE and Bash are there more vulnerabilities in today’s software or are we just paying more attention?
Google Glass has appeal to workers as it could improve productivity, however, it is even less secure than smartphones, not having passwords, pin numbers or other basic security devices.
Recent statements by Google over their Gmail service have raised many an eyebrow of concerned parties. Free email services like Gmail use personal information gleaned from emails in order to display targeted advertising. But are we really all that concerned? And should we be?
They’ve got a reputation for upsetting big corporations and forcing transparency in the way customer data is used - pretty cool stuff, really - but Anonymous are also often described as criminal hackers. So which is it?
Do you know how to recognize a virus infection on a computer? Take our ten question quiz to see if you can tell normal system activity apart from malicious viruses, malware, and other threats.
A new book, titled Worm, seeks to give the complicated story of one of the biggest computer worms in existence. While Conficker is an interesting beast, it seems like it’s getting a whole lot of attention by people desperately wanting it to be a great villain.
I’ve never really liked the phrase “We all live in glass houses,” but I do find it annoying to see the victims of scams blamed for lacking common sense. The unfortunate truth is that most of these victims just made little mistakes and suffered dearly for it, and others wish to add insult to injury.
The RIAA and MPAA have struck a deal with many large ISPs in order to monitor customer downloading so that piracy can be more easily prevented and punished. Is this fair to customers when security breaches could make the accused unwilling participants?
Could the LulzSec group be described as ethical hackers, or were they simply in the game for a laugh and the chance to show off?