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Your password may be poor — update it now

  For years, we’ve been told that strong passwords include three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. And why wouldn’t we when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) told us they were the minimum for robust … Read More

5 Simple but effective cybersecurity tricks

Can you name five cybersecurity best practices? Most people can’t, and few of those who can, actually follow them. Unfortunately, cyberattacks are far too common to be lax about staying safe online. Your identity could be stolen, or even worse, … Read More

Cybersecurity 101: Six Basic Fixes to Hackproof Your Factory

Criminal attention has turned from stealing personal information to ransomware and electronic payment fraud. Many manufacturers are low-hanging fruit for hackers today. How did we get to this point? Cybercriminals historically focused on stealing credit card numbers and sensitive personal … Read More

New Mac malware linked to DNC hacking group

Fancy Bear, also known as APT28, is the Russian cybercriminal group responsible for hacking the Democratic National Party last year. Since then, the group has developed a host of tools to exploit Linux, Android, and Windows vulnerabilities. Last month, they … Read More

What you need to know about Cloudbleed

  Internet security company Cloudflare revealed a major flaw in their system. The so-called ‘Cloudbleed’ vulnerability leaked customer information from thousands of websites, according to Cloudflare researchers. Fortunately, there have been no signs of exploitation, but that doesn’t mean you … Read More