Wednesday, February 21, 2018

SECURITY

SECURITY

Jessica Su, Stanford University As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences. When you visit a news site, they might...

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University Having access to the internet is increasingly considered to be an emerging human right. International organizations and national governments have begun to formally recognize its importance to freedom of speech, expression...
Kanye gets threatened

The hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted a video threatening Kanye West
hacker

Malicious hacking online costs the private and corporate sectors up to $575 billion annually, according to internet security firm McAfee. While security agencies seek out "ethical" hackers to help combat such attacks, little is known...

  CYBERSECURITY EXPERT JOHN McAFEE TO ADDRESS NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON John McAfee pioneered the commercial antivirus industry when he formed McAfee Associates in 1987. The company was later acquired by Intel for $7.68 billion. He...

Sri Sridharan, University of South Florida Our increasingly connected and digital world is vulnerable to attack and needs more skilled professionals who know how to defend it. As connected devices proliferate, particularly smart devices creating...

Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University President Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity for federal computer networks and key elements of the country’s infrastructure – such as the...

The Next Cyberattack Could Come From Sound Waves Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University You might think your smartphone or laptop is relatively safe from cyber attacks thanks to anti-virus and encryption software. But your devices...

Russia Grants Snowden 1-Year Asylum - As reported by the New York Times reproters STEVEN LEE MYERS and ANDREW E. KRAMER MOSCOW — Brushing aside pleas and warnings from President Obama and other senior Americans, Russia granted Edward J....

Megan Squire, Elon UniversitySince 2009, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have been allowed to search electronic devices carried by citizens or noncitizens as they cross the border into the United States from other...

Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown University President Trump has gotten off to a rough start with the intelligence community. The day after being sworn in, Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in an apparent attempt to mend his relationship...
online passwords

Reusing similar passwords across many online accounts may make you more vulnerable to cyber criminals’ guessing than people realize – new research reveals. Results from research conducted by security experts in the UK and China...