Scribbles: the CIA Document Tracking Program that Uncovers Leakers

Nobody disputes the fact that there have been a lot of leaks making the news recently, and nobody disputes that many of them emanated from the intelligence community. But there is one question that needs to be answered: How is this possible? We're talking about agencies that have the power of universal surveillance. How is … Continue reading Scribbles: the CIA Document Tracking Program that Uncovers Leakers

Chrome Browser Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Take Remote Control of Your Device and Network

In order to be infected by most malware, you have to download a malicious file and open it. Downloading the bad file is simply not enough to cause you problems. But what if there was a file that downloaded and opened itself automatically? That would truly be your worst nightmare. Sadly, if you use Google's … Continue reading Chrome Browser Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Take Remote Control of Your Device and Network

A Simple Guide for Protecting Yourself from Ransomware

If you think the last ransomware attack was the end of the story, you’re wrong. If you think only enterprises are targeted by ransomware, you’re wrong. And if you think you have an operating system that is safe from ransomware, you’re wrong. In other words all of us are vulnerable. In fact, most researchers think … Continue reading A Simple Guide for Protecting Yourself from Ransomware

Android Banking Trojans Now Found in Trusted Apps on Google Play

  If you use a banking app on an Android device, you need to be especially careful of a new type of attack that is causing concern in the cybersecurity community. The concern comes from the fact that this banking malware hides inside harmless apps and, what’s worse, these apps have been turning up on … Continue reading Android Banking Trojans Now Found in Trusted Apps on Google Play

Beware of the Rise of Scam Sellers on Amazon

If you’re like most people, when you heard, back in August, 2016, that 200 million Yahoo users had been hacked, you probably shrugged it off. Maybe you had no Yahoo account, or you had one, but never used it. Maybe you had changed your password recently so you felt it didn’t affect you. Well, if … Continue reading Beware of the Rise of Scam Sellers on Amazon