18 Aug 2016

Shadow Brokers Release NSA Hacking Tools to the Public

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A hacking group called Shadow Brokers has reportedly stolen powerful hacking tools from the Equation Group, a hacking group believed to be NSA-backed and responsible for many of the largest state-level hacks in history. On Saturday, Shadow Brokers released a subset of these tools to the public, which several former employees of the NSA’s hacking division, known as Tailored Access Operations (TAO), have said appear to be legitimate NSA files. Shadow... Read more...

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03 Aug 2016

Russian Hackers and Pig Latin

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With the recent media focus on cybersecurity, whether it is talk of Russian hackers scheming to influence US presidential elections or “Brexit” votes, or the pervasive pressure to comply with HIPAA (healthcare privacy regulations) or other consumer data privacy requirements, “encryption” is one of the solutions that is often introduced. When sending email, email encryption can indeed protect your strategic dialog from potential exposure, and... Read more...

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26 Jul 2016

DNC Leak: Russian Hackers or Inside Job?

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…and does it change the result? Who is responsible for the recent Democratic National Committee (“DNC”) hack and resulting emails published on WikiLeaks? Russian hackers are suspected and the FBI is investigating, but Russia adamantly denies involvement. The hackers could be from the same group who stole DNC’s oppositional research about Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump in mid-June. Perhaps, the perpetrator is simply a DNC employee... Read more...

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22 Jul 2016

Lease vs. Buy Decision – First Cars, Now Software

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When it comes to getting a new car, one of the first decisions many consider is whether to buy or lease. Of course, there are pros and cons to either approach. Buying a car means you own it (and perhaps get positive feelings about owning it), and you have more freedom over its use; you aren’t subject to mileage restrictions, for example. But, buying a car is a significant financial commitment and could make changing cars impractical, at least before... Read more...

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14 Jul 2016

Millions Give Up Personal Privacy and even Safety to “Catch Them All”

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If you see grown men and women staring at their phones as they walk into police stations, churches or the backyards of strangers, you could be witness to the latest video gaming phenomenon to take the world by storm. Launched in July of 2016 for Android and iOS, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go free mobile game is already the #1 downloaded and top-grossing app in every country it is available. Pokémon Go uses your camera and your GPS location to “place”... Read more...

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