DNC Gets Hacked

Contributed by Jeffrey Sebranek The 2016 DNC Hacking Two nebulous Russian hacking organizations have recently infiltrated the network of the Democratic National Committee, making off with emails, chats and a cache of opposition research on presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump according to the DNC and cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike. The DNC learned of the hack [...]

Business Email Compromise (BEC)

In this age of rapidly expanding technology, where the hacker persists one step ahead of the cybersecurity curve, business email compromise (BEC) remains a low-tech but highly lucrative card in the cyber criminal deck. According to an alert issued by the FBI, over the past two years internet swindlers have managed to pilfer $2.3 billion [...]

The Backbone of Bitcoin, the Blockchain, Seeks Fresh Applications

The blockchain is the technology created by Satoshi Nakamoto that underpins the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. While Bitcoin is beginning to take world by storm, blockchain applications other than cryptocurrency may just be the tip of the iceberg. Recently, numerous people and organizations, including Microsoft and a consortium of international banks, are beginning to explore and adopt [...]