More Medical Devices Are Found To Be Vulnerable To Hacking

Things continue to worsen on the smart medical device front. Recently, the USDA issued a recall order on six different models of pacemakers, all of which were vulnerable to hacks that would have allowed the hackers to literally…

Glass May Replace Aluminum In Future Spinning Hard Drives

Manufacturers of hard disks are in trouble and they know it. They have been since the development of SSDs, and as these newer disks grow in capacity and continue to see their prices fall, the outlook is increasingly…

Malware Is Being Loaded On Computers To Mine For CryptoCurrencies

Since the development of BitCoin, cyrptocurrencies have seen a tremendous surge in popularity. In fact, in recent months, the value of all the major cryptocurrencies currently available has spiked, fueling even greater interest and speculation. That growing interest…

Display Widgets WordPress Plugin Gives Hackers Access

WordPress is the most popular CMS on the planet. It has been the reigning king of websites for years, and all indications are that it will continue to be so. Unfortunately, there’s trouble brewing in the kingdom. If…

Bashware Is A Major Concern For Windows 10 PCs

If you haven’t heard the term “Bashware,” you’re not alone, but in the weeks and months ahead, you can bet you’ll be hearing more about it. The reason? Recently, Microsoft rolled out a new feature for Windows 10…

Latin Social Network Taringa Breach Could Affect 28 Million Users

A highly popular Latin social media company called “Taringa” recently suffered a massive data breach that impacted some 28 million users, which is essentially its entire user base. The breach revealed two fundamental issues, one the responsibility of…

Recent CCleaner Hack Could Have Spread Malware To Millions

You’ve probably heard of the popular app, “CCleaner.” Owned by Avast, this handy utility boasts more than two billion downloads and currently has more than two million active users. As the name suggests, the program cleans the “crud”…

Massive Pacemaker Recall Over Hacking Threat

The FDA recently issued a recall order on nearly half a million pacemakers that have serious security flaws. They could allow hackers to take control of them, run their batteries dry or even modify a patient’s heartbeat, putting…

Newly Discovered Vulnerabilities In Bluetooth Could Affect Your Devices

If you haven’t heard of the “BlueBorne” attack vector yet, you probably will in the months ahead It’s perhaps one of the most invasive, pervasive attack vectors in the history of the internet, and that’s really saying something.…

HIPAA Compliance, Enforcement Top Priority For New Agency Head

Roger Severino is a man on a mission. If you’re not familiar with the name, and your company has to comply with HIPAA regulations, then you’ll probably be hearing a lot about (and from) him in the months…