Rich Homie Quan Responds To Instagram Hack

Rich Homie Quan Responds To Instagram Hack

Rich Homie Quan Responds To Instagram Hack “I have chosen to take the high road, which is to smile and move forward.” Rich Homie Quan’s recent Instagram posts have all teased music he plans to release in March — all of them except for the 30+...
Change In Corporate Mindset Needed To Combat Cybersecurity

Change In Corporate Mindset Needed To Combat Cybersecurity

Yahoo!’s announcement late last year that it had been victimized by not one but two separate data breaches was the Gettysburg of corporate cyber attacks – the biggest battle yet waged. The first attack, which occurred in 2014, impacted more than 500 million Yahoo!...
IBM built a voice assistant for cybersecurity

IBM built a voice assistant for cybersecurity

The tech giant has taken its Watson artificial intelligence software and created a voice assistant for it. The first use: cybersecurity. In this week’s This Feels A Little Like Skynet: IBM built a new voice assistant using artificial intelligence called Hayvn,...
Security measures that could have mitigated the DNC hack

Security measures that could have mitigated the DNC hack

The now infamous DNC computer network hack of 2016 is a poster child for what can go wrong with information security even at government levels. Security companies including CrowdStrike, which performed the forensic autopsy on the DNC systems have all but proven that...
Microsoft just released a video-capture hack for HoloLens

Microsoft just released a video-capture hack for HoloLens

A way to show not just holograms, but people interacting with them Virtual reality and augmented reality headsets can offer mind-blowing digital experiences, but they are, by design, singular experiences. Trying to describe it to someone without a headset — who sees...
UK hit by 188 high level cyber attacks in three months

UK hit by 188 high level cyber attacks in three months

Britain is being hit by dozens of cyber-attacks a month, including attempts by Russian state-sponsored hackers to steal defence and foreign policy secrets, GCHQ’s new cybersecurity chief has said. Ciaran Martin, head of the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC),...
Home Ministry website hacked? Officials say no

Home Ministry website hacked? Officials say no

The website of the Union Home Ministry was non-functional on Sunday and officials said cyber experts were trying to ascertain if it had been hacked. The website’s landing page was drawing a blank and the site, which is accessed by hundreds of visitors daily and...
WordPress sites defaced in hack attacks

WordPress sites defaced in hack attacks

A security flaw in the WordPress blogging software has let hackers attack and deface tens of thousands of sites. One estimate suggests more than 1.5 million pages on blogs have been defaced. The security firm that found the vulnerability said some hackers were now...
Trump’s draft cybersecurity policy has no role for FBI

Trump’s draft cybersecurity policy has no role for FBI

Trump’s draft cybersecurity policy has no role for FBI President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week outlining strategies to protect the country from digital attack. A proposed White House cybersecurity policy would empower the federal...
Netflix engineers hacked a brain-controlled interface

Netflix engineers hacked a brain-controlled interface

Netflix engineers hacked a brain-controlled interface  This is pretty much the definition of unnecessary, but then, that’s part of the fun of hack days. A quartet of Netflix designers have given the world “MindFlix,” by way of a short video, highlighting the hack’s...
4,419 Data Breaches Exposed Over 4.2 Billion Records in 2016

4,419 Data Breaches Exposed Over 4.2 Billion Records in 2016

4,419 Data Breaches Exposed Over 4.2 Billion Records in 2016 94 of those breaches exposed a million or more records each, according to a recent report. A total of 4,149 reported data breaches last year exposed more than 4.2 billion records, according to Risk Based...