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
- Buggy software could tarnish Apple’s ... — Buggy software could tarnish Apple’s sterling reputationhttps://www.cultofmac.com/517053/hey-apple-fix-your-crappy-software/Apple built its trillion-dollar reputation delivering beautiful hardware that turned tedious tasks into magical experiences. But a recent string of ridiculous bugs — and a seriously shocking security flaw — put Cupertino in a precarious position: If Apple doesn’t stop the screw-ups, it could permanently sully its good name. [...]
- Secure your debit and credit card fro... — Secure your debit and credit card from fraud with Privacy.com – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/secure-your-debit-and-credit-card-from-fraud-with-privacy-com/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472In just the first weekend of 2017 holiday shopping there was a 123% spike in malware infections. With weeks still to go until the holidays it’s a safe bet that infection rates will stay high: Hackers love the holiday season just as much as [...]
- The WIRED Guide to Digital Security — https://www.wired.com/2017/12/digital-security-guide/?mbid=nl_120917_daily_list1_p1In an age of nonstop breaches and hacks, here are ways to improve your online security based on your level of risk, from average user to NSA contractor. These won’t prevent the next megabreach or banish ransomware from the earth. They’re not all-encompassing. But they’ll help get you in the mindset of the types of [...]
- Get ready for more hacks in 2018 — Better online security starts now, ahead of 2018’s hacks – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/get-ready-for-more-hacks-in-2018/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Get ready. Do these security basics now, because online criminals will be even more aggressive next year. [...]
- Ready for more secure authentication?... — Secure authentication means moving beyond passwordshttps://www.techconnect.com/article/3237827/password-security/ready-for-more-secure-authentication-try-these-password-alternatives-and-enhancements.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=tcon_nlt_techconnect_daily_2017-11-24Password-only authentication is dead. Combine passwords with multifactor authentication, social login, biometrics, or risk-based authentication to better protect users and your reputation. [...]