Monthly Archives: October 2016

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

By Adario Strange Winter is here. The Internet of Things (IoT) winter, that is.  All those digital routers, DVRs, “smart” kitchen appliances and IP-enabled cameras you assumed were innocuous as they worked away in the background of your life are … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Hacking, Internet of Things, Ransomware, Technology

Five takeaways from Comey’s October surprise

Hillary Clinton doesn’t believe in good luck, and Friday’s bombshell shows why. By Glenn Thrush Hillary Clinton has never met a sunny day she completely trusted, and Friday proved why. The front-running Democrat has always been weakest when protecting a … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Elections, Fundraising, Hillary Clinton, White House

Password Security Best Practices

By Dave Bartelli One of the easiest ways for hackers to steal your proprietary data is to steal your username and password and simply login to your account. Why make it easy for them? Using a few easy-to-follow guidelines for … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Hacking, Ransomware

How would a contested election work? Five things to know

    by Pete Williams Recounts and legal challenges can take months to play out, but not in the election of a president: the Constitution sets strict deadlines. Source: How would a contested election work? Five things to know

Posted in Candidates, Constitutional law, Democrats, Elections, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

The State of Play With a Dozen Days to Go

By Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley Another week has passed in the presidential race and it appears that Donald Trump is not making up much if any ground on Hillary Clinton. Last month, we coined the term … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Hillary Clinton, Political parties, Politics, Republicans