It’s common for users to simply use whatever comes preloaded on the computer, but there can be significant differences in security, features and performance if you switch to one of the many alternative options available.
Microsoft said the hackers have tried to snoop on activists, journalists, political dissidents, defense industry workers and others in the Middle East, including some who were “protesting oppressive regimes” in the region.
The FBI’s coordinated operation targeting opioid trafficking on the Dark Web — or darknet — culminated in 61 arrests, the agency announced Tuesday, after members of a government-wide coalition conducted a series of joint operations to disrupt the “most prolific opioid vendors on the Darknet.”
The disclosure comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Washington D.C.’s Attorney General Karl Racine, who is suing the social media giant for “ongoing unlawful trade practices.”
It’s easy to think that identity theft is only a problem for adults, but statistics from last year reveal that it’s twice as likely that a child’s ID is stolen over an adult’s. Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn has some advice.
The threat of cyber attacks is a serious and increasing threat to local governments according to a briefing given this week to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Board.
Your identity used to be tethered to your birth certificate or your Social Security number. But because of the ways tech and social media titans like Facebook prefer to secure accounts, that’s changed. Now, your cellphone number is the key — and it’s raising concerns.
Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman sold BluVector to private investor LLR Partners two years ago.
When hackers try to break into a website, they probe the site for vulnerabilities. Mohamoud Jibrell, CEO of Tysons-based startup NormShield, says that’s where his company comes in.
Despite online dating profiles that said they were seeking love online, they never existed. They were fake personas created as part of an elaborate scheme run out of Africa to con hundreds of thousands of dollars from vulnerable Americans
For decades, the U.S. has been a target for hostile foreign intelligence agencies in Russia and China. But now, officials are concerned that those adversaries are joining forces to chip away at American global dominance.
Ken Colburn from the Data Doctors lays out the best ways to protect yourself from falling victim to an SMS scam, starting with how to recognize one.
A newly discovered bug in Apple’s FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call.
The four U.S. senators who represent Maryland and Virginia are raising concerns that spies could potentially infiltrate Metro if the transit agency decides to buy rail cars from China.
Data breaches are all too common now. Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn shares some useful tools to help you find out which of your email addresses and passwords have been compromised.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.