Category: Technology

Google To Name and Shame Sites Not Using HTTPS Encryption Come January 2017

One of the topics on everybody’s mind these days is whether or not the Internet will ever be safe and secure. The short answer to that question is “not sure,” although efforts are underway to improve the overall experience. Compared to twelve months ago, things have certainly improved, but there is still a very long way to go before hacked sites can become a thing of the past. Encrypted Connections …
[Read More]

Mainstream Media Falsely Reports Liberia’s Internet Infrastructure Is Under Attack

Internet accessibility in Liberia has been a bit of a hit-and-miss situation over the past few days. While some media outlets tend to believe that the Mirai botnet is behind this massive attack, this does not seem to be the case. Moreover, there is a bigger question of how much truth there is to Liberia not having Internet connectivity right now. Things seem rather normal at present, and there is …
[Read More]

Your WeMo Smart Home Device May Be Spying On Your Android Phone

Mobile devices can be hacked in a wide variety of ways. Smart home devices were never a real threat up until this point, but that situation has changed. WeMo smart home devices are adequately capable of spying on Android phones. This is a very worrisome development, and it does not appear that there is a solution available to address this problem. Smart Home Devices Are Far From Safe To Use …
[Read More]

US Government Ready to Strike Back Russia If They Interfere With Elections

At the beginning of last month, and as a consequence of the DNC (Democratic National Party) hacks, news broke about a CIA plan to strike back on the Russians. According to sources of a major news media outlet, US Hackers have already penetrated key networks. Cybersecurity company SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) led an investigation that uncovered the virtual identities of the authors behind the DNC hacks. The research shows that a group of …
[Read More]