T-Mobile Data Breach Affects 15 Million

In a recent article posted on The Hacker News, readers have been alerted to the fact that at least 15 million people who applied for credit through T-Mobile have been hacked. The T-Mobile data breach is extensive enough to be cause for considerable alarm. Anyone that applied for financing between September 2013 and September 2015  will have had their sensitive information …

Are Windows 7 and 8 Spying on You?

A large number of disgruntled PC users are refusing to install Windows 10 due to Microsoft’s invasion of privacy and data mining policy. In an article posted on The Hacker News, Windows version 7 and 8 users will find that the newest updates to the software introduce similar tracking features. The question to ask is, “Are Windows 7 and 8 …

PayPal Vulnerability Making you Worry?

The Hacker News recently posted an article alluding to the fact that a “critical security vulnerability” has been discovered in PayPal, the world’s largest online global payment portal. This newly discovered PayPal vulnerability enables malicious hackers to steal a person’s login credentials and credit card details. According to the article, an Egypt-based digital security researcher discovered a “Stored Cross Site Scripting …

Email Scam Hackers Steal $1.2 Billion

A recent article  published on the CNN Money website, sheds light on an email scam technique that has spread not only through all 50 states, but in 79 countries around the globe as well. Through cleverly planned phishing scams, hackers have managed to siphon $1.2 billion out of companies’ accounts in the last 2 years. The so called “business email compromise” …

This Year’s Craziest Password Leak

A recent article posted on The Hacker News website, shocks the online community with the knowledge that a security researcher released 10 million sets of usernames and passwords collected over the last ten years or so. While most of these passwords had already been leaked online, the researcher chose to release them as a full set for the sole purpose of …

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 …

The Cardinal Rule For The Connected Age

Although stealing signs has been commonplace in major league baseball for decades, the type of theft that occurred last year from the Houston Astros computer network appears to be unprecedented in professional sports. Many readers will likely have read the startling news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating allegations that a member of the St. Louis Cardinals organization …