Cyber Security Insight

Previous posts have addressed the security issues surrounding vehicles, third party applications and IoT - specifically, what barriers are in place to stop hackers from not only stealing data from your car, or even taking complete control over your vehicle and put you and your...

The battle continues for Apple and the FBI - while both parties are focusing on one particular case (whether to unlock the phone used in last year's horrific San Bernadino shooting), the question posed about data security speaks to a greater question. Specifically, when it...

Online banking, or simply transferring money from one online entity to another - whether through an application or website, on your mobile device or desktop computer - has become the norm. Don't have time to go to the bank to deposit a paper check? Not...

Over the weekend the first reported case of ransomware on a Mac was released. Neovera partner Palo Alto Networks helped find and shut down the ransomware known as “KeRanger”, which was wrapped into a free Mac BitTorrent client known as Transmission. It wasn’t initially clear how KeRanger...

Free WiFi sounds great considering you have to pay an arm and a leg to access it in your own home (or at least buy a cup of coffee if you're out). However, with the potential of this newfound accessibility comes a series of fairly important questions that people should...

A new cyber attack method, dubbed DROWN by its creators, is showing vulnerabilities in servers using old encryption methods like SSL and TLS that are found on millions of websites. The researchers explained the idea behind DROWN: ”DROWN is a serious vulnerability that affects HTTPS and other services...

User experience had become increasingly more important as web design has expanded with technological advances and consumer tastes. In the past, simply presenting information in a readable format was sufficient enough – now, presentation of information and the overall ease of use of a website is...

There are nearly 1 Billion websites live on the web; of those 1 Billion websites, almost 1 in 5 of them are created and maintained using the Wordpress platform – a popular open source Content Management System (CMS).WordPress is beneficial due to its ease of...

A hospital in Southern California made news last week after being the victim of ransomware for 10 days. Hollywood Presbyterian was only able to regain access to its electronic medical records (EMR) system after paying 40 bitcoins, or roughly $17K. Sophos put the impact of the ransomware on...

Ransomware, a newer type of cyber attack, is becoming increasingly popular. A virus that infects a computer or computer system and then locks all the files and programs, hackers using ransomware are typically the only ones with the "key", or code, that can unlock the victim's data....