The Crowdsourcing of Terror

The world is still reeling from the horrific Friday the 13th terrorist attacks in Paris; the cost in dead and wounded are still being counted, the clean-up is barely underway, and the investigation into the perpetrators is in its earliest phases. There will be much...

Don’t Panic: How Anxiety Aids the Bad Guys

Fear and anxiety are the biggest allies spammers have. Every month, for instance, that more of our customers than usual have problems with their bill, there’s also a corresponding uptick in the number of them that fall for phishing attacks. The reason why seems...

The Worst Hack Ever Just Got Worse

This month’s issue of the Portal is all about the giant hack of the Office of Personnel Management’s files. Anyone who has applied for a government security clearance since 2000 – or is a close relative or friend of someone who did – should definitely read...