Computer hackers have already played influential roles in the 2016 election cycle. Leaking Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails and private Clinton speeches have given many people pause about the Democratic nominee. Trump's leaked tax returns and recordings have brought just as much scrutiny against the Republican. These hacks have done more than expose serious problems with the nominees of both...

As companies offer flexibility to employees in the workplace, more businesses are opting for BYOD policies where employees can use whatever technology they have to do their work. For the employee, this is an easy way to work on more expensive and modern technology that the company might not pay for while the employer saves money and resources. However,...

We’re only a few years away from being able to buy self-driving cars. Several major car manufacturers are already testing vehicles. This is exciting tech news, but you can’t help but worry about the security — it’s scary to think that hackers could infect cars and cause all sorts of havoc. Self-driving cars require people to put their safety...

Cybersecurity is a major concern for private companies, individuals, and the federal government. Hearing about large hacks and security breaches on the news is almost commonplace today, but that doesn't make it any less frightening when it happens. Humanity is quickly reaching a point where a hack in the right place could compromise the safety of nations. To keep...

Ransomware is not a new idea, but it’s a growing threat to all organizations. It’s a type of malware that prevents you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom. This is a big deal for businesses because sometimes the data that is locked up contains personal customer information or the data is critical to everyday operations. That’s...

People are flocking to download mobile payment apps. You don't have your physical credit cards on you, which means you can't leave them anywhere after you've paid. Splitting the bill at restaurants is easy when you can send money to the person across the table from you with a few clicks. In all the convenience, don't forget that mobile...

While most tech-savvy readers are well versed on the topic of malware, many of us might still be unclear as to why it’s so dangerous. In the simplest terms, malware is “malicious software”. While a lot people are aware of the damage that malware can cause to computers, many haven’t yet learned that it can also be harmful to...
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