Spotify Ads May Have Served Up Malware To Your Computer

Spotify Ads May Have Served Up Malware To Your Computer

Are you a Spotify user? If so, you may have been infected. Recently, the company reported that one of its advertising partners had displayed an ad containing malware. As with most software of this type, it wrests control of the user’s browser, opening additional tabs...
Be Careful With ID Selfies: New Android Trojan Steals Info

Be Careful With ID Selfies: New Android Trojan Steals Info

Some credit card companies have begun using selfies as an alternative to traditional, text-based passwords in order to provide enhanced security. No system is perfect, though, and hackers have already begun experimenting with various exploits to the new paradigm. Far...
Bogus Encryption Software Downloads Are Delivering Malware

Bogus Encryption Software Downloads Are Delivering Malware

Online security has become increasingly important to rank and file users in recent years, and with good reason. 2015 saw the largest number of hacks and successful data breaches in the history of the internet, and 2016 is on track to surpass it. Even worse, it’s not...
Insulin Pump Hack Takes Technology Threats To A New Level

Insulin Pump Hack Takes Technology Threats To A New Level

The risks and dangers associated with the Internet of Things continues to grow. Unfortunately, these days, a hacking attack can actually kill. Recently, a researcher uncovered a major security flaw in an insulin pump sold by Johnson and Johnson. The Animas OneTouch...
Has Government Been Scanning All Yahoo Email Messages?

Has Government Been Scanning All Yahoo Email Messages?

Did they, or didn’t they? That seems to be the central question surrounding the recent revelation reported by Reuters. According to the news story, Yahoo complied with a Federal government request to track and monitor all incoming messages, forwarding any that...