Top 5 New Computer Security Threats To Your Personal InformationIt's nearly impossible these days not to have a footprint online, which means everyone is a potential target for hackers looking to steal identities and clean out bank accounts.
Yahoo Suffers World's Biggest Hack Affecting 1 Billion UsersYahoo has discovered a security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.
FBI Warns Of Possible State Election-System HacksThe FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states.
DNC Data Breach A Sign Cyber Crime Is Here To StayWhile Democratic leaders scramble to move past a politically embarrassing Democratic National Committee email hack, the scandal has left other citizens wondering if anything is safe online: and the answer from North Texas experts is a resounding, sobering ‘no.’
Wendy's Investigating "Unusual Activity" On Payment CardsWendy's is investigating reports of "unusual activity" on payment cards that had been used at some of its restaurants. The company learned of fraudulent charges on cards that had been used legitimately at some of its locations.
Today's Trading Stop Opportunity For Cyber AwarenessEven for the average investor, news of the trading stop on the New York Stock Exchange left some wondering what to make of so-called "internal technical issue."
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s JourneyAs a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
eBay Asks Users To Change Passwords After BreachE-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords.
Internet "Heartbleed" Bug Exposing Passwords To HackersWe’ve all seen the icon of a padlock preceding an “https:” internet URL. A major security bug officially called CVE-2014-0160, but given the name Heartbleed because it can bleed information from websites, has compromised that security.
Should Online Users Fear The Cloud?If you have electronic devices hooked up to the internet, then there is a good chance that you are using the cloud. But what is the cloud and should you be worried?
Expert: Hackers Likely Hit Other Retailers, Not Just TargetA cyber-security expert says Target may be just one in a line of retailers to have been hacked during the holiday shopping season.