Ashley Madison Hack & the Tech Bigwigs

The Ashley Madison hack continues to bring new information to light. The Hacker News published an article detailing the top ten “big tech companies” whose employees were listed on the extramarital affair site. Aside from the obvious moral implications, this means that alarming amounts of company and personal data were compromised. Many small and medium business owners may wonder what …

Ashley Madison Hack Compromises US

While many may have expected the recent Ashley Madison hack-attack to blow over, new information regarding federal issues has come to light. According to an article by The Daily Caller’s Ethan Barton, thousands of government officials signed up for the extra-marital affair site by using their government email addresses, unwittingly rolling out the welcome wagon for hackers to access various …

Cybersecurity Threats in the Modern Home

Consider a world in which hackers have the potential to hack into the backend infrastructure of a home security product, accessing the manufacturer’s system and gaining remote control of not only your home security system but those of hundreds of other customers as well. Imagine the consequences if one of these hackers accessed interconnected appliances in your home, switching them …

Beware the Spyware Security Breach

At this point, everyone should know that their best defense against a digital security breach is to keep their software and operating systems up to date. The pressing need for these updating procedures is becoming increasingly more important, particularly with the news that a prominent UK security firm’s spyware was stolen by hackers and released on the web. Hacking Team’s …