Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Until now, Russian hacking attempts have been aimed at the finances of ordinary users. But with the worsening political relations between our countries, that has changed. As a result of the latest disturbing revelations, perhaps it’s time to stop using Kaspersky...

Supersize Your Passwords

A report by Anthony Mason on the CBS Evening News recently highlighted the latest consumer security concerns about hackers. A “white hat” expert from the security firm Trustwave managed to break Mason’s 7-character password in just 37 seconds. And it...

Recent Exploits Bode Ill for the Future

Every week new intrusive exploits by hackers are found across the Internet. Some unsuspecting new institutional victim is revealed to have been penetrated. Lately most have involved major commercial corporations which had personal data stolen, like the recent assault...

Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

[Note: This is derived from articles originally published in the July and August editions of the SWCP Portal, our monthly newsletter. Due to the importance of the security information they contained, we’re republishing them here for everyone.] Ars Technica tech...

War in Cyberspace Will Be A Real Mess

When hackers boast of their exploits, they often claim that they had only the good of the victim at heart – no matter what kind of mischief they’ve been up to. They usually innocently say that they are exposing how they accomplished whatever remarkable invasion...