Author: reminesjoseph

Microsoft Aims to fill the IoT Security Gap

Friday’s big cyber-attack that knocked out sites like Amazon, Netflix, GitHub, and Spotify has prompted many companies to go on the offensive–Microsoft being one of them. As the investigation furthers, the hackers haven’t been found out yet, but the software they used to complete their mission was a Mirai like program.  The hackers used it to storm every unsecured IoT device they could come across, including security cameras and computers …
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Look Out, Tesla, Here Comes BMW

The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 anticipates the future of motorcycle safety. Using glasses instead of helmets, full balance without any aid, BMW is taking on the road safety technology to a whole different level. Recently in Los Angeles, BMW unveiled its newest concept, the Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 at the BMW Group Future Experience. “The motorcycle provides my escape from everyday life. From the moment I climb on board, …
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One of the Hackers Responsible for Celebgate Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

The hacker accused of breaching several Celebrity Google and Apple accounts, and leaking private (mostly nude photos) has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. A  judge sentenced a Pennsylvania man in the aptly named “Celebgate” hacking case.  Celebgate involved the hacking of celebrity iCloud and Google accounts as well as the leaking of  nude photos onto the internet–every cyber-nerd’s dream come true. It’s been dubbed “The Fappening”, due to …
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Even Identity Thieves Use The moniker “Bad Credit OK”

When most of us think of identity theft, we think of the targeting of celebrities and socialites of the world–people with outstanding lines of credit and bank accounts that rival Bill Gates’. Well, what happens to those who are far from having a millionaire’s salary? What happens to ordinary, everyday people who become victims of identity theft? A new study by the Identity Theft Resource Center took a 300-person survey …
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