Apple Alert! The Walled Garden is Breached

Well, it finally happened. Long touted as an alternative both more secure and more entertaining than Android, Apple’s infamously locked-down marketplace has finally suffered a major breach. How did this happen, who is affected, and how much should we be panicking? Xcode — Ghosted The breach centers around Apple’s integrated development environment (IDE), known as … Read more

So You Think You’re Secure…?

The UK government GetSafeOnline website offers free advice and tells its users, “so now you really can stay safe with everything you do online.” Buy a Windows-based computer and the likelihood is it will arrive with pre-installed anti-virus software, often McAfee (part of Intel, which produces the processor chips most usually found on Windows computers). … Read more

Why a VPN Could Save Your Company’s Reputation

It seems like every other day there’s an article in the news about a company suffering a massive data breach. The recent hacks of the controversial site Ashley Madison have left many customers questioning their online security and privacy, and around the world, governments continue to push for stronger standards to protect users. If you … Read more

How Data Encryption Could Save You a Million Euros

The European Union is beginning to wind up its massive piece of legislation that will affect every country immediately after its implantation. Formerly known as the General Data Protection Directive, the new regulation will take immediate effect once it’s completed, which will likely be sometime in early 2016. Business owners and tech experts alike are … Read more

Patreon Hack is a Prime Example of Pointless Hacktivism

In one of the year’s weirdest attacks, a Gamergate-aligned troll has hacked the crowdfunding website Patreon, exposing 15 gigabytes of users’ personal information. People who don’t know much about the internet might need some help unpacking that sentence, but rest assured: this story is the perfect storm of angry black-hats, stupid admins, and pathos. First, … Read more