Posts Tagged 'internet security'

United States tax records tell the story of your previous-year finances and contain some of your most sensitive personal data. For most of us, having these files in cybercriminals’ hands would be a nightmare. For more than 100,000 American households this tax season, it was a reality. A recent security incident involving the IRS application, […]

As the popular saying goes, what goes up must come down. And if you’re on a flight, both elements should be done in a controlled manner. Thankfully, we have a lot of people working across industries to make sure that all flights take off and land safely — and that includes the cybersecurity industry. But […]

 “Hello! Hello! Hello! Is that you Beta? Speak up dear… I can’t hear very well.”(That’s my Aunt Lata on the phone, loud enough for the whole neighbourhood to hear.) “Yes, yes, Aunty. I can hear you very well. How are you?” “I am a bit worried dear. Your Uncle received this mail saying his e-mail […]

This post was written with the invaluable assistance of Steve Watson of Intel. On April 14, Verizon released its 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Since then, McAfee Labs posted three blogs (here, here, and here) expanding on the DBIR’s Appendix D discussion of the security of the Internet of Things. In this final blog […]

Many believe that life is a series of trade-offs. That you actually can’t have it all. You can’t have all the advantages of having children (remind me again!?) and loads of time for yourself. You can’t have a fabulous social weekend and get lots of rest. Well when it comes to online privacy, it appears […]