The Impending Use of Commercial Drones in Stalking, Hacking, and Terrorist Attacks

The Age of the Drones is here, whether you’re ready for it or not. You can buy them in any size and for nearly any purpose. Amazon lists drones from around $50 to about $1,300. Most of them come with cameras. Some can be operated through a tablet or smartphone. Some have GPS capabilities and … Continue reading The Impending Use of Commercial Drones in Stalking, Hacking, and Terrorist Attacks

“Pedophile Alert in your area”: Pathetic Email Scam Tries to Steal Personal Information from Concerned Parents

This is just a heads-up. When I first saw this subject heading (Pedophile Alert in your area”) in my Yahoo email, I was initially baffled. It looked like spam, but Yahoo is usually good at blocking spam. It also had a legitimate-looking sender. The sender field read, “Sexual Predator Protection - Kids Live Safe”. There … Continue reading “Pedophile Alert in your area”: Pathetic Email Scam Tries to Steal Personal Information from Concerned Parents

Here They Are. The Top 5 Most Wanted Cyber Criminals in the World

You want to make some quick money? The FBI would be happy to give it to you if you know where any of these 5 criminals are. They certainly all deserve to be caught and prosecuted since they’ve made life miserable for plenty of people with their cyber antics. So here they are, from the … Continue reading Here They Are. The Top 5 Most Wanted Cyber Criminals in the World

An App with a Conscience: New App Authenticates Eyewitness Videos

Do you ever wonder if some of those wacky YouTube videos are real or simply constructed? Have you ever heard a newscaster sadly announce that they could not authenticate a potentially important video? Well, if you have doubts about what you’re watching, then you’re not alone. The courts are equally suspicious about digital records and … Continue reading An App with a Conscience: New App Authenticates Eyewitness Videos

Crime Rings and Hostile Nation-States Increasingly Target the Education Sector

There has been a significant rise in attacks on the education sector this year, and it’s not just students hacking into school computer networks to change their grades. Sure, that does happen, but that is not the main problem that educational institutions seem to be having. The fact that students can break into protected areas … Continue reading Crime Rings and Hostile Nation-States Increasingly Target the Education Sector