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Put Away The Popcorn: Viruses Hidden In Subtitles Can Let Hackers Take Over Your Device

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:38:00 -0400

Hackers are hiding viruses in video subtitle files for media players, allowing them to take over users' devices.


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How To Stop Hackers By Thinking Just Like Them

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:26:00 -0400

Attackers will get in. Their approach, once in your network, is predictable if you know what to look for.


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How Simple Math Shows Us That Manchester-Style Terror Attacks Shouldn't Be Feared

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:49:00 -0400

The attack in Manchester this week was an atrocity, plain and simple. Fear has naturally followed suit, but the stats show that there's never been a safer time to live in the West - and this should give us all reason to hope for a better future.


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Hacker Gang Behind Nasty Android Banking Malware Busted By Police

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:16:00 -0400

For the past two years, the Cron gang has been tricking unsuspecting Android users into installing its malware. This week, Russian authorities finally caught up with them.


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China Sets An Easier Goal In Its Dangerous Maritime Contest With Japan

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:00:00 -0400

China has revised its endgame from pressuring Japan to cede control of the Senkaku Islands. Now it wants to keep up pressure on Japan for a patriotic home audience and someday win a minor concession.


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Why Facebook's Content Moderation Needs To Be Moderated

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:06:00 -0400

Facebook's recent issues around moderation begs an important question - how long can a platform that reaches over two billion people continue without some form of collaboration, oversight or regulation?


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Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Hacked In Three Simple Steps

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:14:00 -0400

Samsung's S8 iris scanner has been compromised with three very simple and inexpensive steps according to a group that has also circumvented Apple's TouchID


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Apple: Government National Security Data Grabs Doubled In Just 6 Months

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:52:00 -0400

Record number of national security orders made to Apple in the second half of 2016.


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Is Cybersecurity A Second Coming For AI?

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

With the ever-growing influx of data and cybercriminals constantly updating their nefarious tactics, cybersecurity is an area where AI can truly shine.


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National Geographic 'Breakthrough' Episodes Confirm Risks Of Technology Ignorance

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

National Geographic’s “Breakthrough” series exposes how little we people in the developed world know about the technologies we use every day and how those technologies can compromise us.



Evil Subtitles Can Hack Your PC (And Probably Your TV) Every Time You Watch A Movie

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Windows PCs and smart TVs are open to attacks via subtitles, warns Check Point.


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ExtraTorrent Relaunches As ExtraTorrent.cd, Proving It's Hard To Keep A Good Torrent Site Down

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:35:00 -0400

ExtraTorrent, the second largest torrent site, went down a couple days ago. Now it's revived as ExtraTorrent.cd. Is it for real?


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Security Advice From The CEO Of The World's Newest Unicorn - CrowdStrike

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:17:00 -0400

George Kurtz co-founded security product and security company CrowdStrike five years ago. The company, which leverages a cloud based solution powered by artificial intelligence.


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'Strong Links' Now Tie North Korea To WannaCry Ransomware Pandemic

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:25:00 -0400

The evidence North Korea was behind the biggest ransomware attack ever can't be ignored, say experts.


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Enterprises Have Extremely High Hopes For Blockchain Technology

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:56:00 -0400

Companies that consider themselves as potential disruptors see blockchain as a way to carry out that disruption.


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See How This Web Short, The Wolf, Looks At The Ease Of Hacking A Printer

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:18:00 -0400

Christian Slater stars in The Wolf, a web short that takes a look at the vulnerabilty of hacking through a printer in corporate America.


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The Rise Of Toxic Data

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Your own data can now be used against you if you don't protect it.


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Inside Google's Fight To Keep The US Government Out Of Gmail Inboxes

Sun, 21 May 2017 15:00:00 -0400

Google's fighting at least six federal cases as it tries to protect Gmail customers' privacy. It's got the backing of Apple, Amazon and Microsoft to boot.


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ExtraTorrent Shuts Down, Second Largest Torrent Site Bites The Internet Dust

Sat, 20 May 2017 12:26:00 -0400

Another torrent site is gone, this time the second largest torrent site: ExtraTorrent.


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What You Need To Know About The Latest Security Hacks

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:52:00 -0400

We need a more holistic approach to cybersecurity—protecting enterprise all the way down to the core to the Intelligent edge, and up into the cloud. I’d like to reinforce that a little with a deeper dive on a couple of the latest large-scale hacks, and what we can learn from them moving forward.


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Sweden Drops Assange Rape Case But UK Cops Ready To Pounce

Fri, 19 May 2017 06:40:00 -0400

Swedish prosecutors say they were blocked from pursuing its investigation and so could not justify pursuing Assange.


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Google I/O 2017: It's Really About AI And Machine Learning, People

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:27:00 -0400

This week I’m attending Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O, in Mountain View, CA. Here’s my take on the biggest announcements coming out of Day 1, along with some AR/VR news from Day 2.


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Microsoft Build 2017: All About Embrace And Extend

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:51:00 -0400

I attended Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle,Microsoft’s annual developer conference, targeted at the software, services and hardware developer community. Here’s my rundown of the bigger stories coming out of Day 1 and 2 of the conference, and my take on them.


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Why Complete End-to-End Fingerprint Security Matters

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:02:00 -0400

I saw a security demo last week that literally blew my mind and I have to tell you about it. But before I do that though, I need to set some context.


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How One Security Setting Can Solve The Web Encryption Problem

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Why DPI can help solve the web encryption problem.


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Nine Expert Tips To Protect Your Business From Intellectual Property Theft

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 -0400

How can a business successfully protect its intellectual property from ending up in the wrong hands?


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SAPVoice: Securing Your Digital Future: Cyber Trust As Competitive Advantage

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:19:00 -0400

Accepted wisdom today is that there are two types of companies in the world: those that know they’ve been hacked and those that don’t. It’s not just a lift in cybersecurity spending that’s called for, however, but also a shift in thinking.


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