The Easiest Way To Prevent Your Email or Facebook Being Hacked My screen popped up with a message from a friend. “Help!” it said. “I’m on vacation and I lost my wallet and I’m stuck! Can you wire me $2,000?” I sent a text to my friend to verify this, and it turned out he… Read More »
Facebook Buying Stolen Passwords To Fight Hackers
With close to 1.2 billion users, 5 new profiles created every second and average users spending 20 minutes on Facebook alone, it would seem that Facebook would eventually outgrow the number of available of passwords. That assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. What is troubling to cybersecurity experts like myself is that while even 8 character passwords… Read More »
Is Chinese Government Behind Apple iCloud Attacks?
The October 17th launch of the iPhone 6 in China was overshadowed by a hack attack aimed at stealing Chinese users’ iCloud login information. Less than 24 hours after the release of the highly-anticipated smartphone, anti-censorship advocates in China tweeted about the attack. On the 20th they posted more information on a blog at greatfire.org accusing… Read More »