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Before You Use the Public Wi-Fi, Read This
Cybersecurity

Before You Use the Public Wi-Fi, Read This

Is public Wi-Fi safe? Hell, no. But there are steps you can take.
MIT Is Growing Bomb-Sniffing Spinach Plants
Science

MIT Is Growing Bomb-Sniffing Spinach Plants

The Department of Homeland Security is about to get a green thumb.
Dan Bova
Worried About Security, Millennials Shun Mobile Payments
Security

Worried About Security, Millennials Shun Mobile Payments

One in four have abandoned the practice due to security concerns, according to a survey from VocaLink.
7 Ways to Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Startup
Cybersecurity

7 Ways to Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Startup

Startups have a lot on its plates, but that doesn't mean cybersecurity should take a back seat.
Ethan Schmertzler
Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for U.S. Intelligence
Yahoo

Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for U.S. Intelligence

The company complied with a classified U.S. government demand to look through millions of accounts at the behest of the National Security Agency or FBI, sources say.
Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts and Could Share Them With Police
Apple

Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts and Could Share Them With Police

Phone numbers, time of contact and IP address are all game.
Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack
Tesla

Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack

The company said it pushed out an over-the-air update to automatically update software on its vehicles within 10 days of learning about the bugs.
Thinking About Smart Keys? Don't Make These 4 Mistakes.
Tools

Thinking About Smart Keys? Don't Make These 4 Mistakes.

Be cautious when choosing the best security technology for your devices.
FBI Director, Again, Says You Should Tape Over Your Webcam
Security

FBI Director, Again, Says You Should Tape Over Your Webcam

James Comey compared the practice to locking your door.
Rose Leadem
The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Defense
Cybersecurity

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Defense

A new AI cybersecurity platform could mark the next evolutionary phase in cyber defense.
Edward Jones
5 Types of Employees Often Targeted By Phishing Attacks
Cybersecurity

5 Types of Employees Often Targeted By Phishing Attacks

Different kinds of phishing victims usually see different lures and techniques used to land them.
Jack Danahy
5 Fundamental Best Practices for Enterprise Security
Security

5 Fundamental Best Practices for Enterprise Security

The importance of data integrity can't be overstated. Complacency risks the downfall.
Felix Tarcomnicu
Using an Old Dropbox Password? Time for a Update.
Dropbox

Using an Old Dropbox Password? Time for a Update.

Dropbox is ensuring that a batch of leaked login credentials don't affect your account security.
Security Hack: Why You Need to Update Your iPhone Right Now
Apple

Security Hack: Why You Need to Update Your iPhone Right Now

Apple issues a patch to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads.