The volume and increased sophistication of threats to the security of corporate data and systems, combined with a tidal wave of well-intentioned experts—ranging from large management consulting firms to reformed hackers carrying a business card—have created a perfect storm of
As the news of Congress Party and its Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter accounts being hacked spread like wildfire on Thursday, cyber experts were not surprised. The phenomenon is quite common across the globe where hackers are always a step
The cyber-attacks on the backbone of today’s economies are materialized in those assaults that affect society as a whole. The strategic priorities of national security include infrastructure exposed to the threats that can affect the operation of essential services.
FDIC-ensured bank accounts typically cover up to $250,000, so you probably feel like your money is secure within these banking institutions. However, a single hacker can drain your bank account and leave you with a serious headache as you piece
Cyber security is an incredibly hot topic right now. With more than 3.5 billion Internet users worldwide, there are millions of opportunities for hackers to exploit, and in recent years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become prime targets for
It all seems so innocent and convenient. You’re sitting in a coffee shop and tap into the local wi-fi network. It’s free, so why not?
Wi-fi networks are the source of some serious hacking. Your data could be stolen, including
Mobile devices allow us to do nearly everything online—from anywhere, at any time. We can do our banking, track our fitness, control Internet of Things devices in our homes, shop, and even work remotely. Driving this mobile productivity are a
Billions of fitness trackers, medical implants, surveillance cameras, home appliances, thermostats, baby monitors and computers in automobiles now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding “internet of things.”
But many such devices were developed without security considerations. As a
Scammers aren’t just after your money. These days, they also want your health insurance card.
A recent study found the number of cases of medical identity theft jumped more than 21 percent in just one year, costing the average victim
We all learned a bit more about the increasing threat of unauthorized access to email and other online personal information during this year’s presidential race. Even if you do not put your life details on Facebook or other social media
Protect your marketing team as security threats loom with these tips and best practices.
Unfortunately, businesses have never been more exposed to threats of cyber-attacks than now. As more and more information is shared online, hackers are enhancing their efforts
Hackers could be using the internet-connected devices in your home to shut down some of the biggest websites in the world, such as Amazon and Twitter, and you’d never know.
By taking control of anything connected to a wi-fi network,
News of classified information on national security getting hacked makes one realize that it is not safe anymore. Hackers have created more malicious virus and malware that will not just hack your account but destroy all the data you’ve carefully
PayPal is a popular payment service used by many people particularly with eBay. Therefore it can seem plausible when you receive an email that purports to come from PayPal asking you to clear up an undisclosed problem with your
As we learned last month when New Hampshire networking powerhouse Dyn was swamped by rogue players, the Internet of Things is an unsecured mess that poses a real threat to everything online.
That is very bad, which is why you,
The internet has been around for ages now, so there’s really no excuse for being a moron about it.
Unfortunately, and we don’t mean to be harsh, but that is basically what you are if you’re still using one of
Ten days before India’s festive season, during which we spend a third of our annual festive shopping needs, came the shocking disclosure that data of some 32 lakh bank cards had been hacked and compromised. This puts a large number
From secure chips to anonymity services, here’s how to stay safe and private on the web
Make no mistake: Professional and state-sponsored cybercriminals are trying to compromise your identity — either at home, to steal your money; or at work,
Experts say protecting your Social Security number and rejecting online and phone scams are critical to protecting your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.
A Social Security number is like gold to an identity thief. A crook can
Credit card theft or credit fraud affects millions of Americans every year. The Identity Theft Resource Center estimates that more than 10.7 million people are affected by ID theft annually. No matter how careful you think you are about protecting