What is multi-factor authentication?

  It’s a mouthful — “multi-factor authentication.” What does it mean and why should you care about it? First of all, it’s kind of like a password on steroids. It’s…

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Casino company rolls dice on first-of-its-kind data breach case

Did hackers outsmart cyber investigators hired to fix a data breach involving customer credit card numbers, or did the investigators do a lousy job? A visit to the Silver Sevens casino in Las…

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New attack on Ukraine airport? Not so fast

Reports point to a new attack on Ukraine’s largest airport, but cybersecurity experts say there is more to the story. It is the capital city’s main airport, moving most of…

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Cooking up a way to dig out buried cyber secrets

Hacking on a tiny scale shows how miniature data treasure chests can be opened for the world to see. It’s Dr. Andrew Zonenberg’s first live “cooking” demo, and things aren’t…

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Researcher finds “easy button” for attacking motors

A cybersecurity expert says he has found an all-too-easy way that hackers can get into plants and factories and cause trouble. You need steam in a gas plant—no steam equals…

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‘You’re the ones who are going to determine if we win or lose’

Former CIA & NSA director General Michael Hayden explains how the Internet has changed security—and why government can’t stop cyber crime. Railroads changed time for America, from each town using its…

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