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Information Sharing Rules Change Affects Internet Service Providers

A new FCC ruling changes the game for Internet Service Providers around the country, which limits their ability to share or sell the information they have on the people who use their ...

AtomBombing Attack Could Be Huge Threat To Windows PCs

Researchers at a cyber security company called EnSilo have found a new vulnerability in Windows PCs, and it’s about as bad as it could possibly get. The new attack vector does not ...

Sad Day For Vine Video Users: Service To Shut Down

Vine, one of the many properties owned by Twitter, is dead, after the company tried unsuccessfully to find a buyer for the struggling service. If you’re a Vine regular, you’ve probably sensed ...

Testing Anti Ransomware Product that reveals how it was delivered

For well over a year, businesses have been inundated by Ransomware attacks.  You know the “we have encrypted your data files, if you want them back call this number” thing.  It has become much worse.  If you missed my Mamba ...

New Twitter Link Hack Calls 911 From Your Mobile Device

There’s a new viral link making the rounds on Twitter that you should advise your staff to steer clear of. If you see a link that begins with “goo.gl,” don’t click it. ...

Cybercrime Has Affected 45% of Consumers: Are You Next?

It has been widely reported that cybercrime is one of the fastest growing types of crime on the planet today, but new statistics published by MarkMonitor’s Online Fraud Barometer indicate that it’s ...

New DSL Type May See Faster Speeds In Near Future

If you’re a VDSL user, there’s good news on the horizon. Recently, Nokia has announced some amazing increases in its XG.fast speeds, achieving up to 5Gbps (about 625MB per second) over 70 ...

More Medical Devices Under Attack, Some PaceMakers May Be Vulnerable

The Internet of Things has been getting a lot of bad press in recent weeks. Not long ago, an army of enslaved smart devices was used to bring much of the internet ...

How Denial Of Service Attack Took Down Part Of The Internet

You probably noticed that at various points during a day not long ago, you couldn’t get on the internet. If you could, a lot of the sites you’re used to visiting were ...

HIPAA Hits Hard, Health Company Receives 2 Million Dollar Fine

Yet more evidence that the federal government’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is cracking down on HIPPA violations, the agency recently levied a hefty $2.14 million dollar fine against St. ...

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