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Why hackers are targeting big-name retail chains

It seems like a weekly occurrence -- major stores have a data breach. Data Doctors' Ken Colburn explains why big retailers are being targeted.

Friday - 10/24/2014, 02:17am EDT

Tags: Data Doctors, Ken Colburn, hackers, retailers

Hackers target USB devices: How to protect yourself

Hackers are taking aim at unsuspecting consumers' USB devices. Data Doctors' Ken Colburn explains how to keep your computer safe.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 02:39am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, USB, malware

Bash Bug: What it is and how to protect your computer

Imagine hackers sitting right in front of your computer -- a programming bug called Bash Bug is making certain operation systems vulnerable and experts warn it's time to take steps to protect computers.

Friday - 10/03/2014, 04:56am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, iphone, apple, bash bug, shellshock

Column: Should you install iOS 8 at all?

With all of the issues iOS 8 has had, is there any reason to take the update? Ken Colburn with Data Doctors has the answer.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 07:01am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, iphone 6, apple, iphone

Dissecting Apple's U2 blunder (or was it genius?)

The uproar over Apple's decision to put U2's new album directly on users' mobile devices, for free, has competed for attention with the tech giant's new products. A roundup of industry professionals dissects one of history's strangest publicity stunts.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:20am EDT

Tags: apple, u2, kenny fried, marc silverstein, pete johnson, Ken Colburn

Column: Should I trust my phone as a wallet?

The unveiling of Apple's new mobile payment system is reigniting questions about the safety of morphing from traditional credit cards to mobile payments by phone.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:19am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, Apple Pay, mobile payments

Data Doctors: Celeb photo hack a lesson to us all

The recent widespread hacks of celebrity iCloud accounts has many wondering if they should be concerned about storing their private files in the cloud. Data Doctors' Ken Colburn details what you should consider.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 04:17am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, iCloud, celebrities

Sniffing out spear phishing scams

Hackers are now using information about you to gain access to your computer and personal information. Data Doctor Ken Colburn has online safety tips.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:23am EDT

Tags: Data Doctor, Ken Colburn, ransomware

Google Maps saves travel data -- tips to unhook it

Google Maps is storing your travel data. Ken Colburn, of the Data Doctors, explains why, and details steps smartphone users can take to protect their privacy.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:38am EDT

Tags: Google maps, big data, travel apps, Ken Colburn, DataDoctors

Column: What is 2-step verification, and how do I use it?

Is your online world as safe as it could be? Data Doctor Ken Colburn explains what 2-factor authentication is, and whether it's a valuable tool.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:30am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, 2-step authentication, 2-step verification

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