For different perspectives on hacking, CNN Interactive posed a series of questions via e-mail to two experts in the field, one a computer security expert for IBM, the other, editor of 2600, the Hackers’ Quarterly. Click here to check it out.
Two views of hacking
- ‘Enhanced’ security scree... — ‘Enhanced’ security screenings begin for travelers flying into the UShttps://www.engadget.com/2017/07/19/dhs-enhanced-security-screenings-start-today/Starting today, people flying into the US from another country should expect a much longer wait at security due to increased scrutiny. [...]
- Want To Own Bitcoin? Here’s How... — https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2015/12/31/want-to-own-bitcoin-heres-how-to-buy-invest-in-and-store-it/?utm_source=FBPAGE&utm_medium=social&utm_content=957443333&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesMainFB#7555153ab9efIf you don’t plan on spending actual bitcoins and want to use an investment vehicle that can be held in a tax-advantaged investment account with designated beneficiaries (and that can’t be lost the way that actual Bitcoin can), for now, you can buy GBTC, a trust that gives investors Bitcoin exposure in a traditional security. GBTC [...]
- How to protect yourself against Petya... — How to protect yourself against Petya malware – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/petya-goldeneye-malware-ransomware-protect-yourself-against/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27547158291070567978960326502559There are two ways Petya/GoldenEye attacks a computer. “The exploit attacks vulnerable Windows Server Message Block (SMB) service, which is used to share files and printers across local networks,” said David Sykes, business security expert at Sophos. “Microsoft addressed the issue in its MS17-010 bulletin in March, [...]
- Token Ring aims to wrap security arou... — Token ring aims for two-factor security around your finger – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/products/token-ring/preview/?ftag=CAD6b2b181&bhid=27547158291070567978960326502559Jewelry that makes payments, unlocks doors and works as a password manager. [...]
- How safe is iMessage in the cloud? — iMessages and iCloud securityhttp://www.macworld.com/article/3200224/security/how-safe-is-imessage-in-the-cloud.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=mw_nlt_mw_daily_html_2017-06-27&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Macworld%20Daily%202017-06-27&utm_term=mw_daily_htmlApple says iOS 11 and High Sierra will store your iMessages in iCloud, and sync Siri and Photos’ people identification, too. [...]