Hacking

In this section we cover hacking, threats, and related security issues. Also see enterprise security and viruses.




All hackers are bad people who make a living by stealing your personal information and installing Trojan horses and keyloggers on your...


In the world of enterprise IT, the term “ethical hacker” is quickly gaining ground. On a very basic level, ethical hackers are...


Cybercriminals have become quite creative in finding ways to victimize users. There’s now a dizzying array of attack methods that hackers...


Cybersecurity professionals are looking at AI with both enthusiasm and trepidation. It has the potential to add new layers of defense for...


When hacking occurs in a data center, the worst that can happen is a loss of data. When a self-driving car is hacked, what can happen is a...


Attackers aren’t always looking for an immediate payoff: For the first time ever, a remote access Trojan (RAT), which enables hackers to...


The internet of things (IoT) is connecting more and more devices every day. While this may mean enhanced convenience for consumers, it also...


Thanks to the advance of IoT, the market for wearables keeps expanding to the point that it should hit 50 billion devices by 2020. These...


Trading cryptocurrencies may be profitable today, but beware. This sector has attracted a lot of unwanted attention by evildoers who found...


Numerous techniques can allow hackers access to your web apps, but what are the biggest risks? According to the Open Web Application...


Artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping to fight crime - both digitally and in the real world. See how recent advancements...


Could your organization be hacked? Why not hire a hacker to find out? Many are turning to ethical (white hat) hackers to test system...


Cyberattacks such as data breaches involve more than just the internal IT department. The aftermaths can involve customers, partners and...


The exponential explosion in the value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has garnered the attention of investors the world over. It has...


A data breach impacting personal identifiable information (PII) can ruin someone's life, but an attack on critical health infrastructure...


Despite good intentions, ethical hackers are are sometimes prosecuted for their discoveries. Do they need broader legal protection?


Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have plagued businesses and individuals alike for years, but is the end in sight? Blockchain...


It felt like 2017 was a banner year for cybercrime, with headlines about the Equifax data breach and WannaCry ransomware, but in 2018 the...


As the holidays approach and shoppers shift into high gear, so do hackers. Protect yourself and your business against data breaches so that...