Can a Computer Be Hacked If It’s Not Connected to the Internet?

Read Michael Guta take a look at whether a computer can be hacked when not connected to the Internet on Small Biz Trends : Hacking has become synonymous with today’s digital ecosystem, and whether it is the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or JP Morgan, size, resources or capability are irrelevant […]

Here are the top 6 ways websites get hacked, according to Google

In 2016, the number of hacked websites rose by 32%, according to a recent blog post from Google. And, unfortunately, the search giant said it believes that number will continue to rise as hackers become more sophisticated. Read about the top six ways in which any website gets hacked according to Google on Tech Republic.

FireEye CEO: Businesses Are ‘Getting Sucker Punched’ in Cyberspace

A reminder that governments and political parties are not the only organizations that hackers are targeting these days. With the current focus on alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, attention on corporate data breaches has declined. Read why s Kevin Mandia of FireEye says that businesses are unable to face the growing cyber threats on […]

The age of hacking brings a return to the physical key

Read why Jungwoo Ryoo says that growth in hacking incidents is taking us back to the days of physical key on The Conversation : With all the news about Yahoo accounts being hacked and other breaches of digital security, it’s easy to wonder if there’s any real way to keep unauthorized users out of our email […]

Latest hacking news heightens cybersecurity concerns

Read why Rick Baert says that growing hacking incidents heighten cyber security concerns on Pensions and Investments : Third-party administrators for alternatives managers are double- and triple-checking their cyber defenses following revelations that two firms in the past six months have been hit by hackers. Read his full article here.

Computer Security Disruption Tactics: Security Experts Race On To Catch The Hackers

Read  Martin Beltov’s about the various practices used by security experts to catch the hackers on Tripwire : It’s now evident there are many more hacker intrusions during which security experts struggle to repel attackers and resolve damage than we first thought. The growing trends of sabotage, extortion, and disruption of both individual users and […]

How flashing a peace sign could get you hacked

A pose is struck, the peace sign flashed, and a photo is snapped. It seems innocuous, but a team of Japanese researchers warns that flashing the familiar two-finger gesture could get you hacked. Read how a innocuous peace sign photograph could get you hacked on News Week.

An increasingly connected world needs hackers more than ever before

Read why Angelo Young says that we need hackers more than ever to deal with today’s threat landscape on Salon : As the world around us becomes more connected to the internet, the number of ways that hackers can infiltrate our lives becomes increasingly multifarious. Today data breaches are taking place in ways that were […]

What’s the difference between state-backed hackers and cybercrime gangs? Nothing at all

Read why Danny Palmer says that there is no difference between cyber criminals and state backed hackers on ZDNet : Organised cybercrime is now as sophisticated as any government-backed hacking group — and businesses are losing the fight against both. Cybercriminal groups are more organised than ever. Many of the most sophisticated groups operate as if […]

Protect Your Business From Catastrophic Data Breaches

Read  Alex Bennett’s article about how businesses can protect themselves against data breaches on Global Trade Magazine : A data breach will cost a business $4 million on average, according to a 2016 study from IBM. Large organizations have more to lose; Yahoo’s sale price was reduced by $350 million after being hit by the […]