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San Francisco Public Transportation System Hacked

Last week, San Francisco’s Municipal Railway became the latest in a long line of ransomware victims. Hackers locked their entire system down and made it impossible for them to collect fares, or ...

IRS Looking To Tax BitCoin Users

In 2014, the IRS put BitCoin users on notice. They were informed that they had to report all BitCoin gains on their taxes. The Federal Agency considers them to be property, and ...

Internet On Your Next Flight Might Be Significantly Faster

If you’re a frequent flyer on American Airlines, then you’re probably already aware of one of that company’s biggest drawbacks. Their in-flight Wi-Fi is notoriously slow. The company has been in partnership ...

ATM Skimmers Are Becoming A Huge Problem

Unless your firm is directly connected to the banking industry, you may not be aware of this, but the biggest ATM-related crime that banks have to grapple with is ATM Skimming. It ...

More Malware Threats Ahead For Web Enabled Devices

If recent events are any indication, Botnets are going to be in the news a lot more in coming months. Less than a month ago, a massive army of hacked internet devices ...

Faster Wi-Fi Coming Soon With New WiGig Standard

It’s amazing how pervasive WiFi has become. These days, it’s hard to imagine life without it. The internet is everywhere. It’s always on, and you’re always connected. Unfortunately, as speeds have improved ...

Viruses Affecting Patient Care Hospitals Cause Shutdowns

So far as is known, no hacking attack to date has resulted in death, but the day is inevitably coming. One day in the not-too-distant future, a hacker will be charged with ...

Information Sharing Rules Change Affects Internet Service Providers

A new FCC ruling changes the game for Internet Service Providers around the country, which limits their ability to share or sell the information they have on the people who use their ...

HIPAA Hits Hard, Health Company Receives 2 Million Dollar Fine

Yet more evidence that the federal government’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is cracking down on HIPPA violations, the agency recently levied a hefty $2.14 million dollar fine against St. ...

Be Careful With ID Selfies: New Android Trojan Steals Info

Some credit card companies have begun using selfies as an alternative to traditional, text-based passwords in order to provide enhanced security. No system is perfect, though, and hackers have already begun experimenting ...