Hacked Routers Being Used To Spread Malware

Beware of compromised routers spreading malware.  This is according to both Kaspersky Labs and a recently released government report. Using hacked routers to spread malware is nothing new.  Security insiders have known about it for years. However, since 2008, the...

Google Wants Children Watching YouTube Kids App

More often than not, Google is seen as a force for good on the internet. However, in one area in particular, their actions and words haven’t been in alignment, and it’s gotten them in trouble. Here’s Google’s official statement about their...

Can Computer Data Be Stolen Through Power Lines?

If you have an air-gapped computer, you probably think you’re safe.  You may think that barring physical access to the machine, no hacker could possibly steal the data on that machine.  Unfortunately, you’d be incorrect. Security researchers from the Ben...

Be Careful, Searches May Provide False Download links

If you’re downloading software from the web, be careful.  Take the extra step of verifying that you’re on the developer’s website, because the hackers have a new trick up their sleeve.  It’s actually a deceptively simple one. Hackers are buying...

Panera Bread Customer Accounts Exposed To Threats

Panera Bread company is the latest to find itself in hot water.  Recently, security researcher Dylan Houlihan discovered that the company had failed to encrypt (or otherwise protect) a file containing usernames, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and...