Category Archives: Hacking

What We Know and Don’t Know About Election Hacking – plus What We Don’t Know We Don’t Know.

by Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight When talk of Russian interference in U.S. elections comes up, much of the focus has been on state-sponsored trolls on Facebook and Twitter. Special Counsel Robert Mueller recently indicted a number of these actors, and … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Botnets, Cyber security, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Hacking, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, Robots, Russia, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Trolls, United States

Bitcoin Out! Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements

Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements – From Fake Bitcoin Robots to ICO scams, a ban was necessary. The crackdown on cryptocurrencies has begun. From Facebook and Twitter to Google – advertising Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been banned! Just days … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Crypto, Cyber security, Hacking, Ransomware, Robots

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

Posted in Botnets, Controversial, Cyber security, Elections, Fake news, Hacking, Propaganda, Russia, Trolls | Tagged , ,

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

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