If you are an employee, a student, a patient, or a client, your personally identifiable information (PII) is out there—and prime for hacking. In October, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) added protecting the privacy of PII to its list of high-risk issues affecting organizations across the country. All organizations, from large federal agencies
The impact of iOS app developers unknowingly using a rogue version of the Xcode development tool is turning out to be greater than initially thought: early reports listed just 39 apps that had been trojanized with the tool, but security researchers have since identified thousands more.
On Friday, security research firm Palo Alto Networks reported
Researcher finds Torrent censorship bypassing proxy websites are loaded with malware injecting scripts
Most of the Torrent site proxies which are used to access the blocked sites have shown to contain malware and pose a great security threat.
The court ordered restrictions imposed on the leading Torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and other
The National Security Agency (NSA) has set a date to purge phone records collected during its bulk surveillance program.
Analytic access to the five years worth of records will end on 29 November, and they'll be destroyed three months later, it said in a statement released on Monday.
There are two reasons for the three-month lag:
Artificial Intelligence is getting embedded in our lives on a regular basis in form of various speech recognition software, digital assistants like Cortana or, the famous deep dreaming robot of Google – that turns pictures and video into horror movies. All this intelligence comes from a software called neural networks. Recently, a programmer shared
Cybercrooks have launched a new wave of Android ransomware that poses as a pretty convincing FBI-imposed porn-surfing warning.
Over 15,000 spam emails, including zipped files, have hit the inboxes of Android users in recent days, according to Romanian security software firm Bitdefender.
If activated, the ransomware demands $500 to restore access. Users that try to independently
Your OS X box can still be owned by, well, just about everything
Apple has released a series of security updates to address 77 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in OS X Yosemite.
The Yosemite 10.10.4 update includes fixes for QuickTime, OpenSSL and ImageIO, along with remote code execution flaws and other exploits that could allow an attacker
Microsoft’s standard support package for Windows Server 2003 will come to an end on 14 July 2015. This means that Microsoft won’t be issuing further updates and businesses that haven’t migrated their environment may be exposed to security vulnerabilities.
Worryingly, a recent Microsoft-sponsoredsurvey of 1,300 business and IT professionals conducted by Spiceworks found that 61% of
It's not exactly the classic Start menu, but it's close enough. Here's the trick that makes it appear.
Lincoln Spector | @LincolnSpector
Contributing Editor, PCWorld
Jun 17, 2015 7:14 AM
I usually advise readers, but this time a reader gave me advice. Joe Rubenstein told me that There is a Start Menu in Windows 8.1, then explained how
Bad news! LastPass breached. Good news! You should be