Hacking, data theft and other cyber-crimes are almost constantly in the news at the moment. But how much of the report is sensationialism to scare the uninformed and how much of it is genuine important information you should by paying attention to?

When does Security News affect you?

Lifehacker has a great article going into detail about the sort of security news that matters. The 3 most important types of security news that they identify include:

Security breaches that requires action: When a site is hacked or fear they have been hacked they will sometimes recommend that their users change their passwords. It's important to take

When does Security News affect you?

Hacking, data theft and other cyber-crimes are almost constantly in the news at the moment. But how much of the

While Hacking Team’s story continues to roll, we are hearing more and more about private companies who are merchants of hacks. One of the newest players in the field is a startup called Zerodium. And as it name suggests, it specializes in acquiring zero-day exploits, and then selling them off.

The Companies who deal in Hacks

The start-up is backed by Vupen, the French vulnerability dealer that has often drawn controversy for brokering exploits to the highest bidder.

It works very simply by offering 3 times the price that companies would usually pay for finding holes & exploits in their products. It will essentially function

The Companies who deal in Hacks

While Hacking Team’s story continues to roll, we are hearing more and more about private companies who are merchants

Sen. Rand Paul faced off with Gov. Chris Christie over the Fourth Amendment Thursday during the first Republican presidential debate. The GOP debate raised a burning question but some of the presidential candidates are not aware of its significance.

Sharp Exchanges about NSA spying during Republican Debate

The debate came after moderator Megyn Kelly asked the New Jersey governor about criticism he has leveled against Paul over the Kentucky senator’s opposition to the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records. “Do you really believe you can assign blame to Senator Paul just for opposing the people’s bulk collection of phone records in the event of a

Sharp Exchanges about NSA spying during Republican Debate

Sen. Rand Paul faced off with Gov. Chris Christie over the Fourth Amendment Thursday during the first Republican presidential debate

Devin Nunes, Chairman of the US House Intelligence Committee in the US House of Representatives, had some disturbing news for Australians. Nunes, speaking to reporters before the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in Melbourne, warned All Australian mobile phones at risk of foreign hacking.

All Australian Phones at Risk of Hacking

According to Nunes, the Australian and also global networks of communication are vulnerable at all times and all places. But for some reason he chose to warn the Australians. Nunes was speaking in the wake of what is considered to be one of the biggest hacks to public database in the US. Where social security numbers, family

All Australian Phones at Risk of Hacking

Devin Nunes, Chairman of the US House Intelligence Committee in the US House of Representatives, had some disturbing news for

What does Cyber security and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have in common? In what may be a first for the agency, the FDA has issued a cybersecurity alert to hospitals using computer-controlled pumps to administer drugs to patients.

Cyber Security keeps you Healthy

The FDA warned that the Symbiq Infusion System, manufactured by Hospira, contains vulnerabilities in its software that could allow a hacker to adjust the dosage of a drug. The vulnerabilities were first detected by cybersecurity researcher Billy Rios, and later confirmed by the Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team.

The FDA says

Cyber Security keeps you Healthy

What does Cyber security and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have in common? In what may be