Topic: Security

T-Mobile Notifying Customers of Security Breach
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T-Mobile Notifying Customers of Security Breach

I switched to T-Mobile on Friday, taking advantage of the deal unveiled by CEO John Legere at CES earlier this month. Today Earlier this month, news came out that T-Mobile has suffered a security breach, compromising … [Read more...]

Data Breach At Neiman Marcus Took Six Months to Discover
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Data Breach At Neiman Marcus Took Six Months to Discover

Six months.  That's how long it took high-end retailer Neiman Marcus to discover that their computer network was penetrated by hackers.  Turns out the retailer didn't realize they had been the victim of cyber crime … [Read more...]

Snowden Leaks: NSA Can Spy on Computers Not Connected to the Internet
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Snowden Leaks: NSA Can Spy on Computers Not Connected to the Internet

The deluge of details regarding the NSA’s surveillance tactics shows no sign of abating, as yet another document leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden has made its way into the pages of the New York Times. … [Read more...]

Snapchat Apologizes for Spammy Snaps
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Snapchat Apologizes for Spammy Snaps

Earlier this month, a Snapchat security breach allowed 4.6 usernames and phone numbers to go public, and the company's response -- an acknowledgement/non-apology -- was widely ridiculed by press. Now the company again … [Read more...]

Samsung Finally Counters Claims of Knox Security Flaws
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Samsung Finally Counters Claims of Knox Security Flaws

Tech giant Samsung has finally offered a full response to claims from about two and a half weeks ago that its Knox security software for its Android devices has a security flaw. In short, Samsung claims that the flaw … [Read more...]

Target’s Recent Data Breach Included the Personal Information of 70 Million Customers
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Target’s Recent Data Breach Included the Personal Information of 70 Million Customers

The security situation with Target, which has been ongoing since late November of last year, is getting worse. According to another announcement made by the retailer itself, the personal information of over 70 million … [Read more...]

Snapchat Hack Goes Public, 4.6 Million Usernames and Phone Numbers Published
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Snapchat Hack Goes Public, 4.6 Million Usernames and Phone Numbers Published

You might recall that just a couple of days ago a hacker group claimed to have hacked the ever popular social networking application Snapchat. The exploit, which has as of now been fixed, supposedly allowed the hacker … [Read more...]

Stealthy NSA Unit Intercepts Electronics to Plant Malware Says New Report
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Stealthy NSA Unit Intercepts Electronics to Plant Malware Says New Report

A report out of German news magazine Der Spiegel reveals yet more details about the NSA’s extensive surveillance techniques, which were laid bare when former NSA contractor Edward Snowden blew the whistle earlier this … [Read more...]

Encrypted Debit Card PIN Info was Stolen in Recent Breach, Target Confirms
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Encrypted Debit Card PIN Info was Stolen in Recent Breach, Target Confirms

Target has publicly confirmed that the encrypted debit card PIN information of customers was, in fact, stolen during the company’s very public security breach this past month. The break-in previously was thought to be … [Read more...]

Researchers Claim Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Has Security Flaw
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Researchers Claim Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Has Security Flaw

The Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s flagship smartphone, and it seems that the company’s been making inroads to get the device adopted by the US government as an alternative to the Blackberry. But according to a report in the … [Read more...]