Category: Consumer Threat Notices

Protect Yourself from the Latest Internet Security Threats

Our experts keep you up to date with the latest and most harmful cyberthreats, so you can avoid being victimized. With their insight and advice, you’ll learn ways to keep your devices harm free.

If there’s one thing we can hardly afford to go without in today’s society, it’s data. Apps need updating, photos need Instagramming and, for the lost and confused, maps need to guide us step–by–step. All of this requires the vaporous medium of “data” to work. And that data, more often than not, is delivered over cellular […]

It’s mid-April and that means it’s time for the yearly Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). The report is one of the most exhaustive in the security industry, and analyzes data from 70 contributing partners (including Intel Security). It’s one of the clearest pictures we have of the previous year’s security incidents and breaches. And, […]

In October of 2000, we were introduced to the film “Pay It Forward.” The central idea of the heartwarming movie is that one good deed should beget three others, and the world will be a better place for it. That same idea is constantly at play in the cybersecurity world, but instead of good deeds, […]

In the year of 2000, Professor Vijay Pande, a renowned Stanford University researcher, released a little program that, when downloaded by a user, would simulate how protein molecules fold—a necessary and important part of drug research. But protein folding is a complicated process, requiring a lot of computing power to do the simplest of recreations. […]

On Tuesday, CNN reported that a group of cybercriminals compromised a network used by the White House. The network in question was unclassified—the most sensitive material that could’ve been stolen was the president’s private schedule—but the incident does offer a stark example of just how easy it is for anyone to fall victim to cybercrime. […]