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Yahoo! Hacked – How Can You Step Up Your Password Game?

In this digital age, data security and password protection are a daily, even hourly, fact of life. There’s a continuous flow of news about security breaches and hacks. A company like Yahoo! couldn’t defend itself against hackers who were able steal 500 million user accounts, and even iPhones, thought to be un-hackable, have been proven [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:53+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Yahoo! Hacked – How Can You Step Up Your Password Game?

WhatsApp’s Privacy Cred Just Took a Big Hit

FOR THE FIRST time since even before Facebook acquired it in a whopping $19 billion acquisition two years ago, WhatsApp has changed its terms of service. This time, you’ll want to read them very closely. Under the new user agreement, WhatsApp will share the phone numbers of people using the service with Facebook, along with [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:58+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on WhatsApp’s Privacy Cred Just Took a Big Hit

Hack Brief: Yahoo Breach Hits Half a Billion Users

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS story was updated at 4 p.m. to include new information after Yahoo’s announcement of its data breach. Over recent months, the ghosts of data breaches past have been returning to plague companies like MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Tumblr, as hackers put up for sale massive collections of user credentials stolen earlier in [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:59+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Hack Brief: Yahoo Breach Hits Half a Billion Users

China’s quantum satellite enables hack-proof communications

China has made history by launching the first ever quantum satellite developed by a team of Chinese and Austrian scientists, according to state-run media and The Wall Street Journal. If it works just as planned, then it signifies the beginning of a communications network that no hacker can infiltrate. See, a quantum-enabled network relies on [...]

By | 2016-08-16T15:30:52+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Security|Comments Off on China’s quantum satellite enables hack-proof communications
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