It’s the end of January — if that means your dry January ends today, I toast you for making it! But usually, the change to February makes you realize you have abandoned all the good intentions you had on New Year’s Day. January is usually a harsh reminder of how [Keep reading]
When the Center for Facial Restoration announced it had been hit by ransomware recently, the hack attack might have sounded like just another expensive cyber incident for a small business. But the hack of the rhinoplasty practice near Miami included another, darker threat. The criminals added another potential revenue stream [Keep reading]
Earlier this week, Bernie Sanders told The New York Times that he had no apps on his smartphone, citing a semi-anonymous but militant cybersecurity staffer named “Melissa” who keeps him safe. There’s fresh evidence this week that we should all listen to Melissa. Two separate studies have found that seemingly [Keep reading]
It’s a bit early to declare there’s a new trend in ransomware attacks, but the devastating hack of Travelex currency exchange systems includes a twist that should concern many large corporations — hackers claim they have combined a crippling data encryption incident with an embarrassing data breach to severely up [Keep reading]
Traveling with your dog in winter is tricky. Many “dog-friendly” places limit pets to outside patios, and so cold weather can severely limit your options. Fortunately, there’s Louisville, Kentucky. Add that to a list of places where you can find plenty of pup-friendly accommodations and activities — even indoors. Rusty [Keep reading]
A 10-year-old archive of the message left on Twitter’s home page after it was allegedly hacked by an Iranian group. (Archived by UMBC – I’ve edited to remove the email address). Click for original.Start the new year by making good backups of your data. This is always good advice, but [Keep reading]
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