Did The NSA Know About the Heartbleed Bug?

April 17th, 2014 - 8:59 pm

As the Heartbleed bug continues to create well-deserved panic and fear, you might find yourself asking: well, didn’t our government know about? The answer is Yes; but unfortunately their response to learning of the nefarious threat wasn’t what people would have expected. The fear people are experiencing over this bug is the result of not [...]

Heartbleed: The Newest Threat to Data Security

April 10th, 2014 - 7:06 pm

It appears there’s a new superbug in town. No, it’s not ecoli or some new form of [insert animal name here]-flu. In fact, this one has no biological existence, but that doesn’t mean it can’t irreparably damage yours. I’m talking about Heartbleed, the new super virus thwarting popular encryption codes and stealing passwords, credit card [...]

Data Breach: Did Target Know?

April 2nd, 2014 - 7:31 am

By this point most of us are pretty familiar with the hacking situation mega-retailer Target faced at the end of 2013. With upwards of 70 million customer’s credit card information compromised, Target has spent most of 2014 trying to make amends and figure out how this all happened. Well, it appears there may have been [...]

California DMV: The Latest Data Breach

March 27th, 2014 - 7:19 pm

It looks like California’s Department of Motor Vehicle’s is the latest institution to suffer a data breach from hackers. These attacks seem to keep popping up as frequently as new episodes of Saturday Night Live–not that there’s a connection–that we know of! Let’s take a look at this latest digital plundering. Attacks like these prove [...]

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