Security

Did Uber Just Make a Huge Mistake?

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] A couple of months ago it was reported that Uber Technologies Inc. acquired a portion of Microsoft Corp.’s Bing mapping unit. What they acquired was about 100 Microsoft employees (they offered them jobs) from the image acquisition, data analysis and processing departments, as well as [...]

By | September 4th, 2015|Review Fraud, Security|0 Comments

Seattle Business Magazine – This Hacker Wears a White Hat

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Drew Atkins of the Seattle Business Magazine just wrote an excellent article that you really should go take a look at.         [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

By | August 26th, 2015|Google Maps, Government, Security|0 Comments

The Mother of All Android Hacks

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Users of the popular Android operating system are all vulnerable to "the mother of all Android vulnerabilities" in which a simple text message can give hackers complete control of your phone. The worst part, is that you don't necessarily need to open the text message [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Phone Hackers, Security|1 Comment

Change your Skype Password Now! Like right now.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Users all over the internet are reporting that their accounts are experiencing some weird behavior. Apparently Skype accounts have been getting "spoofed" and Microsoft is recommending that all users change their passwords ASAP. Here is the link to the Skype Forum  Instead of a hard [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Security|2 Comments

Hackers Threaten to Expose 40 million Members of Ashley Madison

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] AshleyMadison is the most recent victim of hackers as Brian Krebs of Krebsonsecurity.com has reported late last night. The hackers identified themselves as "The Impact Team" and posted a small sample of the data that they stole from AshleyMadison's parent company, Avid Life Media.  Avid [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Breach, Security|1 Comment

The first AMA interview via Mark Cuban’s Cyberdust Messaging App

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Cyberdust has been growing quite rapidly for sometime now, and it doesn't take a genius to figure out why. The Cyberdust team has brilliant engineers, great leadership, as well has having an excellent product that is easy to use. Not many apps get designed from [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|cyberdust, Security|2 Comments

Hackers Stole ALL Federal Employee’s SSN’s

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] If you know someone who works for the federal government or used to, send them the link to this article immediately. Sources at the Office of Personnel Management claims that the hack that was reported last week was even larger than anyone imagined. According to a federal worker union, hackers [...]

By | June 12th, 2015|Government, Security|1 Comment

Giant Security & Antivirus Company Kaspersky Lab Admits Being Hacked

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] The Russian security giant Kaspersky Lab admitted to being hacked. Kaspersky Lab CEO and founder Eugene Kaspersky wrote on their corporate blog  "We discovered an advanced attack on our own internal networks. It was complex, stealthy, it exploded several zero-day vulnerabilities, and we’re quite confident that there’s a nation state [...]

By | June 11th, 2015|Government, Security|1 Comment

U.S. Officials: This Is Largest Breach of Government Networks Ever.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"]   The Office of Personnel Management and Department of Interior were originally thought to be the only agencies breached, but now the reports are showing it could be much worse. Government officials are saying that nearly every federal government agency was hit by the hackers. They went on to say [...]

By | June 5th, 2015|Government, Security|2 Comments