Category Archives: Security

Google Home, Amazon Alexa can be manipulated to run malicious software, researchers find – Bitdefender|box|fb|noncomm


Employees Banned From Using USB Drives At IBM…

“There have been a spate of worldwide scandals involving the hacking, theft and loss of data among IT companies in recent years, including AshleyMadison.comUber, Facebook, Equifax, Yahoo, Apple, and even IBM, just to name a few.”

Do you still use a flash drive or portable usb storage?

Why does your business need a password manager?

Read on and see if your business falls into any of the loopholes identified.

Why (almost) everything reported about the Cambridge Analytica Facebook ‘hacking’ controversy is wrong.

This is a very good read, especially if you don’t know the difference between ‘hacking’ and ‘cracking’. The standard difference is that a Hacker is attacking systems and probing security vulnerabilities for fun, exploration, fame, proving that they can, discovering weaknesses which can assist owners etc. Crackers are are the profit side of the coin. Their motivation is financial gain and/or to cause damage.

Most media people don’t know the difference between those terms and a lot of other terms and thereby can easily misguide you about things you don’t know either.