Sony Bows to Blackmail Demands and Opens the Door to a New Era of Cyber Terrorism

Maybe Sony Pictures should watch some of its own movies. If they did, they would learn something that the rest of us already know. If you give into blackmailers, they will come back for more. Okay, so Sony agreed not to release “The Interview” because they were threatened with evil consequences from some irate hackers. … Continue reading Sony Bows to Blackmail Demands and Opens the Door to a New Era of Cyber Terrorism

When Appliances Attack…and Sometimes Kill

Nothing is more disconcerting than coming home to find your refrigerator attacking your smart TV over who should be first to use the router to send spam. Yes, refrigerators often contain spam, but not of the digital variety. The refrigerator in question was part of a botnet that was discovered early this year. It and … Continue reading When Appliances Attack…and Sometimes Kill