Robbing banks the new-fashioned way

  Cyber crooks in Russia pulled off a big bank heist the new-fashioned way — by computer. Not Oceans 12, but Oceans 50: dozens of sketchy programmers working from home…

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What is a DDoS?

You may be asking two questions—“What is a DDoS?” and “How do you say it?”  First, the easy answer. The experts say “dee-doss.” And now that this word is showing up…

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Will hackers keep you from voting on Election Day?

Survey shows some people are so afraid of hackers that they might not even turn out to vote.   Look online, and you’ll see some voters saying they’re voting out…

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What is cybersecurity?

You see and hear this word almost everywhere now, from the presidential campaign to social media to grumpy cat memes. But do you really know what it means? The numbers…

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Anti-spambot fights spammers with spam

How to keep those spammers out of your inbox & get a good chuckle along the way.   You may like the idea of tricking a spammer, wasting their time with useless responses, like…

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From musician to hacker—and now a recruiter of cyber defenders

Giving your kids a chance to learn how to help protect their world at an event on October 1.   He was the long-haired kid with earrings. He played in…

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