Password Managers, Makes Online Life Safer

Now that hackers and “hacktivists” are terrorizing anyone and everyone who has any personal information on the internet, from big name companies like Sony and Target, to the celebrities like Jennifer Laurence and Kate Upton, all the way to the consumer who have used a credit card at Home Depot in the last year. Mostly… Read more »

Another Division of Sony Gets Hacked, Hackers Hold Information for Ransom

The integrity of Sony’s cyber-security is under scrutiny. Once again one of the arms of the Sony Corporation was hacked and this time the hackers have demands. Employees at Sony Pictures were told to shut down their computers on November 25th, disconnect any mobile devices on the Wi-Fi, and to not access corporate networks or… Read more »

Facebook Becoming More Transparent about Privacy

Facebook is the largest social network in the world, but the company has been pretty shady when it comes to how they collect data from its users. But that’s all looking to change as Facebook announced they are updating their data policy, making it shorter, easier and clearer to understand. Included in this data policy… Read more »

Malware Attack is Spreading

Personal information and credit card hackers have done it again. If you and your company weren’t familiar with the “Backoff” malware situation, you might want to get educated now. “Backoff” malware is a type of point-of-sale (POS) malware infection that is designed to steal online banking credentials undetected. The malware searches for leftover credit card… Read more »

IBM Makes Changes, Looks to Reinvigorate Company

IBM has just announced that it has sold its semiconductor business to GlobalFoundries for $1.5Bill. GlobalFoundries was created in 2008, through a partnership with Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) and AMD. Though the microelectronics manufacturing is not a huge slice of the overall IBM pie, it is directly involved in its semiconductor research with its… Read more »

Wi-Fi Speeds to Increase

Samsung Electronics is looking to change the way we use Wi-Fi in a big way. Samsung recently announced that its been developing a new 60GHz Wi-Fi technology that increases data transmission speeds fivefold. Currently the maximum speed with existing consumer electronic devices is 866Mbps or 108MB per second. But with Samsung’s 802.11ad standard 60GHz Wi-Fi… Read more »

New Media Dongle – Matchstick

A Kickstarter for the new streaming internet and media dongle, Matchstick, has been started this week. Matchstick will be the first WiFi HDMI-streaming stick that uses the Mozilla Firefox OS. This device is similar in design to Google’s Chromecast.   Taking jabs at the Chromecast, the creators of the Matchstick say that the versatility of… Read more »