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Millions Targeted by ‘Invisible’ Malware: How to Protect Yourself

By Chance | December 7, 2016

By Don Reisinger You and millions of other web users may have fallen victim to a malvertising threat you didn’t even know was there — and that you don’t need to click to become infected. Security researchers at ESET yesterday (Dec. 6) disclosed a newly found malvertising campaign they’re calling “Stegano.” The malicious ads have…

Study: Hackers can get your credit card info in 6 seconds just by guessing it

By Chance | December 7, 2016

By Brett Williams The team of researchers, led by PhD student Mohammed Ali, call the method “the Distributed Guessing Attack.” It’s a simple approach: a thief generates random numbers to guess combinations of card numbers, expiration dates and CVV codes (that three-digit number typically found on the back of the card). The video below demonstrates…

New Standards Have been Adopted for World Wide Web

By Chance | November 21, 2016

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) “The growing ubiquity of web-enabled devices has led to a mainstream proliferation of terminology that was once limited to the confines of technical journals for web developers and designers. Terms like HTML5, JavaScript, and web standards, for instance, have entered into the average technology user’s lexicon, and many technology…

The Cyber Threat and FBI Response

By Chance | November 21, 2016

Robert Anderson, Jr., Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch Federal Bureau of Investigation We face cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, global cyber syndicates, and terrorists. They seek our state secrets, our trade secrets, our technology, and our ideas—things of incredible value to all of us. They seek to strike…

Bill Gates on the furture of technology

By Chance | November 21, 2016

Reddit: 2015 will mark the 30th anniversary of Microsoft Windows. What do you think the next 30 years holds in terms of technology? What will personal computing look like in 2045? Gates: “There will be more progress in the next 30 years than ever. Even in the next 10 problems like vision and speech understanding…

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