The Russians may have hacked your Yahoo account

A grand jury has indicted Russian intelligence officers & hackers for attacking Yahoo e-mail accounts.   All this talk of Russians hacking the election. It turns out, they may have…

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Hackers struck again in Ukraine, researchers say

Investigation shows cyber attackers shut down power for second time, according to cybersecurity researchers.   When the power went out in part of Kiev on December 17, 2016, energy officials there…

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Vermont utility likely not the only one to find “Russian hacking” clues

But these “indicators of compromise” may have nothing to do with Russian hacking at all.   All-points bulletin: look for a man in a blue hoodie, 5’10”.  That kind of…

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The Vermont non-hack: what went wrong, what went right

  It was the last day before New Year’s weekend at Vermont’s Burlington Electric Department, just a few hundred yards from icy Lake Champlain. An employee checked personal e-mail on a company laptop,…

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What you need to know about the D-Link router & camera lawsuit… even if you don’t own a D-Link device

A watchdog agency is suing the company for allegedly tricking customers.   ***Updated with new statement from D-Link***   If you bought a D-Link router, you might think it had high-level security….

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Do you trust your doctor to take care of your data?

Why some patients are losing trust in the health care cybersecurity—and how that could change how much you pay for care.              The patient hesitated. Eric—not his real name—had come…

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