Some quick facts from the PageFair 2016 Mobile Adblocking Report: At least 419 million people (22% of the world’s 1.9bn smartphone users) are blocking ads on the mobile web. Both mobile web and in-app ads can now be blocked. As of March 2016 an estimated 408 million people are actively […]
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas discovered a major breach of their credit card processing data with card scraping malware placed on its payment-card system. Cardholders who purchased anything at Hard Rock Las Vegas including restaurant and retail outlets between October 27, 2015 and March 21, 2016, […]
The Washington Post is reporting that Russian government hackers penetrated DNC computers over a year ago and have everything including all email and chat traffic. According to Washington Post sources their main purpose was to steal opposition research about Donald Trump. The Post said that Russian spies were also targeting […]
The SplunkLive! event was in Boston yesterday to help users, consultants and others learn how … (per the event site) more than 11,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 100 countries use Splunk® software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service […]
Microsoft announced a new service called Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, which it calls the next step in its efforts to protect enterprise customers. The service helps enterprises detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks on their networks, building on existing security features in Windows 10. There’s a new post-breach […]
Popular video porn site PornHub is offering a minimum of $50 and up to a $25,000 bounty for major discoveries to test the security of its site. PornHub via security site Hackerone.com stated: “Security is a top priority at Pornhub. We strive to work with skilled security researchers to improve […]
Google announced some changes to Gmail to keep users safe. For one, if you receive a message from or are about to send a message to a person whose email service doesn’t support TLS encryption, Gmail will display a broken lock icon in the message.
I have been working with WordPress for over 8 years now and I still love it as a blog and content management system (CMS). When I started working with WordPress, I didn’t have to worry much about people trying to hack my site or find vulnerabilities. That was something that […]