Secure Phones Without Passcodes
Small Biz at High Risk for Data Breach
Are Gov't Spies Tipping Off Tor?
PlayStation Network Up After Attack
Backoff Hack Hits 1,000+ Businesses
Passcodes are outdated. They're a pain to use, and they aren't secure when they are based on easy-to-guess digits. Fortunately, phone makers have started to come up with alternatives.
The big data breaches like the Target hack and Heartbleed bug make headlines. But for every high-profile case, there are dozens of threats to confidential data held by everyday enterprises.
Less than a month ago, tech news headlines heralded a Tor Project breach. Now, some are saying that government spies are sharing information with Tor to help it prevent future breaches.
Sony’s PlayStation and Entertainment Network are back online after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack crashed the systems on Sunday. But Sony says no personal info was accessed.
More than 1,000 businesses across the U.S. might have been affected by Backoff, a new kind of point-of-sale (PoS) malware, according to the Department of Homeland Security.