USB keys are the next step in the back-and-forth between cybercriminals and those who try to foil them. Ken Colburn, of the Data Doctors, explains what it entails.
The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. authorities arrested Meng as part of an investigation into whether Huawei violated sanctions on Iran.
The Marriott International data breach on Friday affected up to 500 million customers — larger than the entire U.S. population — but it’s not the latest large-scale hack to hit a corporation.
What to do with an old phone? You can sell it or recycle it, but in a new experiment done by a data recovery company, those choices may have serious security complications if done improperly.
Fake news has become an addiction, as tech companies like Facebook and Google target vulnerable people and turn the problem into a health crisis, argues journalist Bob Sullivan.
People rely on smartphones. A lot. This level of reliance is why a relatively simple but effective scam known as SIM swapping or SIM hijacking has been on the rise. Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn explains the scam.
As you travel or shop with your smartphone, tablet or laptop, make sure you’re not giving others a gift of your personal information. Here are some tips to keep safe online during the holidays.
One of the many reasons that Google’s Chrome browser has become the most popular browser in the world includes the ability to add new functionality through extensions. But, Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn warns users to pay attention.
A service being offered by various security companies is a “dark web scan,” which sounds pretty impressive based on the name. But, is that something you should get for yourself? Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn explains.
While algorithms and human investigators catch millions of inauthentic social media accounts every day, more sophisticated actors constantly alter their schemes in an attempt to duck the newest security innovations.
On Friday, the company said there were actually fewer users — 30 million — who were affected by the breach. But the hackers went deeper into users’ profiles than initially thought.
Should consumers be wary of these modern timesavers, such as Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa? A tech expert discusses the pros and cons of these devices and how they can become pervasive in your daily life.
The attackers accessed even more details on 14 million of those users, including the area where they live, their relationship status, their religion, and part of their search history.
It wasn’t the first, and probably won’t be the last, social media hoax you ever came across, but the most recent hoax involving Facebook accounts had many people worried about being hacked.
Mark Zuckerberg wants to think that his new portal thing isn’t going to spy on us.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.