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The Top Three Security Issues for 2018

Ransomware, the IoT and the GDPR are going to be huge factors in cybersecurity in the coming year.

GDPR

FCC Chairman Called Out Alyssa Milano For Defending Net Neutrality. Her Response Just Went Viral

With Trump’s FCC Chairman Ajit Pai poised to revoke the net neutrality doctrine that has governed the internet since its inception, an unlikely …

How not to get hacked on the road in 2018 | Traveltalk

Online security is seemingly getting more compromised with each passing year. 2017 has witnessed some of the worst security breaches in history – …

US indicts three Chinese nationals for alleged cyberattacks

The three men are accused of hacking into at least three multinational corporations over the past seven years.

Intellectual Property

Most developers fear their skills are inadequate to thwart attacks

The developer community fully understands the risks of operating in the open Internet and the complexities of building reliable, secure code. Despite …

Cybersecurity

How Facebook’s Annual “Hacktober” Campaign Promotes Cybersecurity to Employees

While the word “cybersecurity” may evoke thoughts of highly sophisticated attacks that require fancy computing equipment and skilled hackers, the reality is that most attacks — especially in a corporate environment — involve simpler strategies that depend upon one thing: exploiting human …

The 5 Most Notable Cybersecurity Breaches—and Aftermath

Right before Thanksgiving weekend, Uber surprised investors by self-revealing a major data leak that the company had wanted to cover up. Uber …

An Army Of Cyber Kids Is What We Need Now

The internet age has brought great benefits but has also created new vulnerabilities, and when it comes to defending our national — and personal — security, perhaps an army of cyber kids is what we need now.<p>The Cold War is long over and the idea of major powers fighting a war against each other — …

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018 : researchers

After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security …

Cybersecurity is becoming far more important as hackers cost the world economy around $450 billion a year

With recent high profile hacks of companies such as Uber, Equifax, and HBO, it's safe to say that cybersecurity is already top of mind for many of the world's biggest companies.<p>However, as billions of more devices get connected to the internet every year - including many that are not properly …

Cybersecurity

Apple fixes root password bug: 'Install this update as soon as possible'

To their credit, it didn't take Apple long to fix their horrendous bug that allowed *anyone* to log into computers running macOS High Sierra with …

IT security

Supreme Court to decide on the future of warrantless phone tracking

A series of armed robberies could be profoundly connected to your digital privacy and the government’s ability to track you and your phone in the …

Privacy

Pakistan blocks social media sites and news TV

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube have been blocked in Pakistan. The access to social media was suspended after protests that had begun in the …

Social Media

Vote in the BestVPN.com Awards and win a free NordVPN subscription!

We’ve had an amazing year at NordVPN, and BestVPN acknowledged that by nominating us in four different categories for <b>the BestVPN.com Awards 2018!</b>• Best …

Customer Service

Thousands more Millennials turned into 'Money Mules' shifting cash for criminals - the consequences

The number of young adults' bank accounts being used to transfer the proceeds of crime has risen by 75% in the last year, a study has found.<p>According …

Net Neutrality to be revoked: what Internet users can do

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is delivering on his promise (threat?) to block the net neutrality regulations designed to …

Regulation

How to Search Google Drive Like a Pro!

You have lots of files in your Google Drive and it can take some effort to find that elusive file you’ve been looking for. For instance, how do you …

Software

How to Hide a File in your Google Drive in Plain Sight

The files in your Google Drive are either private (only visible to you) or they can be seen by specific people with whom you have chosen to …

Software

What the US would be like if it ditched net neutrality

On Tuesday, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it planned to vote on an order to roll back Obama-era rules governing net …

FCC chairman Ajit Pai says his children are being harassed over net neutrality

After proposing to dismantle net neutrality rules, and setting off a firestorm of criticism, Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said his family has become the target of harassment.<p>During an interview Monday on “Fox & Friends,” viewers were shown cardboard signs that …

Cellphone tracking case in front of SCOTUS could have broad privacy implications

U.S. Supreme Court

Cyber Monday VPN deals

Some great VPN services have big discounts on subscriptions for Cyber Monday. Why subscribe to a VPN? It's a great way to keep your internet …

Connected to Bluetooth? Here's why you need to beware of BlueBorne

Q: What do I need to do about the new Bluetooth issue?<p>A recent security white paper published by Armis Labs revealed a new way that many …

Young people do care about privacy, despite what Mark Zuckerberg and George Brandis say

Millennials don't care about privacy because they share (or overshare) their life on social media, right?<p>Attorney-General George Brandis certainly …

Google Pushed Illegal Phone Spyware to Snoop on Your Spouse

It’s malware that stalkers love, and it poses a real threat in domestic violence. Until this week, the search giant was running thousands of ads for …

Arrogant overreach: Ajit Pai's plan to totally destroy net neutrality may doom him in court

If Trump FCC chairman Ajit Pai had confined his attack on Net Neutrality to merely rolling back the 2015 Title II rules, he might have gotten away …

How to shop safely online during the holiday season

The Holiday season is the busiest and riskiest time to shop online. Thousands of people take to the internet to fill their virtual stockings and …

The Top 20 Cyber Monday Deals

Image: iStock<p>The final few hours of the November sales bonanza is upon us. We've cleaned up in Click Frenzy, we've busted open Black Friday and now, …

Shopping

Cyber Monday Gaming and Entertainment Deals

Image: iStock<p>The world's biggest online shopping sale (AKA Black Friday) has closed for another year. But bargain hunters still have one last chance …

Shopping