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After nude celebrity photos leaked, iCloud security questioned

Photos that allegedly capture nude celebrities - including Jennifer Lawrence and Selena Gomez -- were leaked Sunday night, leaving many to question their online security.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Tags: iCloud, celebrities, nude photos

How your cat could be used to hack neighbors' Wi-Fi

A local cat named Coco has demonstrated how it's possible for a house pet to stealthily map out neighbors' Wi-Fi networks.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:50am EDT

Tags: Gene Bransfield, Coco, DefCon, War Kitteh

Simple steps to protect an iPhone from crooks

Is your iPhone as secure as it can be? Most iPhone users aren't aware of simple steps they can take to protect their mobile devices from hackers.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 07:42am EDT

Tags: iphone, security, Neal Augenstein

Hackers holding iPhones for ransom

We learned last week that hackers were able to unlock the data from iPhones through iCloud, and now we're learning what the hackers are doing with the access.

Sunday - 06/01/2014, 07:25am EDT

Tags: iphone, lori lundin

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For Apple, a new urgency to keep products secure

Dutch hackers tried to warn the company, but they didn't pay attention.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 10:07am EDT

Tags: apple, iphone, iCloud,

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Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 01:01am EDT

Tags: HEARTBLEED, cybersecurity,

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Credit card with built-in keyboard fights fraud

High-profile breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and Michaels have focused attention on the problem of credit card fraud. Shoppers will soon have a new tool to protect their security -- a credit card with built-in keyboard.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Jeff Mullen, Dynamics Incorporated, credit card fraud, Neal Augenstein,

Apple users warned against false sense of security

Data Doctor Ken Colburn says a troubling number of Apple users have not performed security updates, in part because they feel a false sense of safety that Apple devices aren't vulnerable to hackers.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 06:49am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, apple, Mac,

Beware: Flappy Bird copycat scam apps taking flight

Hackers haven't wasted any time exploiting the departure of the wildly popular Flappy Bird, by introducing malware in apps that mimic the addictive mobile game.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 04:10am EST

Tags: Christopher Budd, Trend Micro, flappy bird, scam, Neal Augenstein

Popular Kickstarter site hacked

The popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter, which helps fledgling projects raise money among an estimated 5.9 million individual users, reported Saturday in an email that its network had been hacked.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 04:42am EST

Tags: Kickstarter,

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