An unclassified White House network has been compromised by hackers thought to be associated with the Russian government.
What is your medical history worth?
An overview of the state of PC Security and how it affects our every day lives.
The challenges for those involved in IT security may have never been greater.
Generations of cyber criminals have evolved from a group looking to ‘test limits’ to active participants in an underground economy.
You know that the whole world is out to get you, what can you do about it? These steps will help close some of the holes used to exploit computers.
I think we all know that real computer hacking doesn’t happen the way you see it in movies and television, but what really does happen when a hacker tries to take over a computer?
Some of you may know that I wrote the WServerNews e-zine for 15 years, and one of my traditions is to make predictions for the coming year in the last issue of the year. We’re going to continue that with CyberheistNews, so here they are, and see you in 2013.
Tinywall is not a new firewall, but a new take on adding a simple and effective GUI to the existing Windows Firewall. Have a look, I think you’ll find this is a good addition to your computer “arsenal”.
John Naughton of The Observer posted a great article that outlined the true limitations of today’s PC security – that have been exposed by the recent Flame virus…
Is your computer really secure? If you have antivirus software, malware scanners and a firewall, you might think you’re safe from hackers, crackers and identity thieves. But chances are, you’re missing one critical piece of the security puzzle. Read on to learn how to secure your software and truly lock down your computer…
Computer security experts recognize three different types of computer security—physical security, network security, and executable security. Each different type has it’s own risks and it’s own implementations.
Emisoft’s anti-malware software, while often forgotten, provides an excellent malware removal tool
How using a simple password on a casual site leads to a costly break-in.
Hope you don’t owe any money on that Jacuzzi or the refrigerator in your kitchen. The store that sold it to you might have a camera in it and be watching your every move. Think I’m kidding? Think again. How many computers can 1,500 stores rent? It is a question that needs your consideration.
By Bill Pytlovany
Last week a serious failure in storing names and Email occurred due to a security flaw by a company name Epsilon. This may be the largest failure in protecting names and Email in my lifetime. Epsilon is trying to downplay this failure by claiming it only lost 2% of its database
Gregg Stebben is the Chief Internet Evangelist for PC Pitstop. Gregg is well-known to radio listeners all over the country as a “tech guru”, including his weekly reports on WTOP in Washington DC. WLW in Cincinnati, WOAI in San Antonio and KSL in Salt Lake. He is the author of 11 books, including INTERNET PRIVACY FOR DUMMIES, and he has also written for magazines ranging from MEN’S HEALTH to ESQUIRE to BON APPÉTIT. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
By making some small changes in the way you use your PC, you can greatly increase the amount of privacy you enjoy and reduce the risk that personal information is stolen or exposed. Create Multiple User Accounts Often, a new PC comes set up for a single user. And that’s just the way people tend […]