8 Top Privacy Tips for Mobile Devices and Passwords

8 Top Privacy Tips for Mobile Devices and Passwords

For years, people have been told the importance of keeping anti-virus software on their PCs. The need to keep these regularly updated so that you don’t accidentally get infected with malware has been impressed upon us. But this ignores one of the newest problem areas...
SMBs Targeted by Cyber Attacks

SMBs Targeted by Cyber Attacks

When it comes to data security it’s been a troubling year for both companies and their customers.  Some computer systems have holes big enough to drive a truck through. The American public has suffered data breaches from some of our most trusted corporations,...

Guccifer hacker cracks celebrities’ accounts

Hacking attacks are not always motivated by money.  Sometimes the cyber criminals behind data breaches can be more interested in the thrill of uncovering personal information of celebrities and the accompanying fame that such exploits bring.  That seems to be the...

BYOD usage and geo-fencing in the workplace

The growing popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) usage in the workplace is a headache for the IT department. One security measure being implemented by some companies is “geo-fencing,” which limits sensitive data that can be accessed if the device is a certain...

Boston University paychecks stolen, likely due to phishing

Ten employees of Boston University had their paychecks stolen after cyber criminals got access to their user names and passwords and changed the accounts connected with their direct deposits. Law enforcement officials believe the employees were victims of phishing....