Yahacked!: Biggest hack in history One of the original Internet darlings, Yahoo, has had a rough decade. After many stalled buyout attempts and further devaluations thanks to lackluster IPs like Tumblr, Yahoo has finally regained stability as part of a $4.8 billion purchase by Verizon…until now. Of what is believed to be the largest breach in history, Yahoo has… Read More »
Is Cyberwarfare Any Less Real?
Is Cyberwarfare Any Less Real? Hackers have targeted our credit cards when we shop at Target and Home Depot. They have compromised our banks by hacking JP Morgan Chase, one of the largest financial institutions. Entertainment giant Sony faced a devastating breach that shook the corporation up and led to executives leaving their posts. The Office of Personnel Management… Read More »
White House Breached
On October 29th, White House spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed an attack on computer systems used by top aids. The actual attack happened several weeks before the announcement, and the White House has released few details on the attack. Anonymous sources told the Wall Street Journal the attack was detected by an unnamed ally that passed… Read More »
5 Security Tips To Stay Safe From Russian Hackers
On August 5th the New York Times announced the largest known theft of online login credentials. A group of Russian cyber criminals has amassed stolen usernames and passwords from over 1.2 billion accounts and 524 million email addresses. The data was uncovered in an 18-month investigation by a Milwaukee-based company called Hold Security. According to… Read More »