11th Feb 2015

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Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Steps Down

Following the recent data breach on Sony Pictures Entertainment, Amy Pascal, the co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, stepped down from her position and left the company. As a result of the data breach, Amy Pascal…

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10th Feb 2015

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E-Filing, Inc.: Automation and Security for Court Case Filing Process

E-Filing, Inc. offers county courthouses with an electronic filing system that automates and secures the court case filing process. On top of that, each court order is being individually digital certificate encrypted, which authenticates the…

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6th Feb 2015

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President Obama’s Cybersecurity Budget

According to sources, President Obama has proposed that 14 billion dollars will be spent in the fiscal year of 2016 in order to improve cybersecurity efforts across the government. This cybersecurity budget will allow our…

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5th Feb 2015

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Amazing! ATM screens that Kill Germs!

With all the different hands touching the touchscreens of ATM machines, withdrawing or depositing cash from your account requires you to drown your hands in a breeding pile of germs. Do you think banks actually…

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4th Feb 2015

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Syrian Rebels Tricked Through Skype

One of the most ridiculous schemes in cybersecurity history took place recently. Apparently, hackers posing as attractive women on Skype infected the Syrian Rebels’ systems with malware. The running malware gave the hackers the ability…

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3rd Feb 2015

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Super Bowl 2015: A Record-Setter for Social Media

Though the New England Patriots were the winners on the night of the Super Bowl, other involved parties won in their own respect, especially Facebook and Twitter. This year’s Super Bowl was known as ‘the…

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31st Jan 2015

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Electronic Court Case Filing Technology

As we continue to move into the digital era, even legal tasks, such as court case filing, can be automated and secured by executing them electronically and remotely. E-Filing, Inc. offers an electronic court case…

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30th Jan 2015

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What is an SSL certificate?

An SSL certificate, otherwise known as Secure Sockets Layer, is an Internet security technology that establishes an encrypted connection between a server and a client (e.g., a web server and a browser). A website that…

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29th Jan 2015

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Throwback Thursday: Robo Signing Scandals

What is robosigning? Robosigning happens when a person, usually a bank employee, signs thick stacks of affidavits that demonstrate that the homeowner has defaulted on a mortgage, transferring ownership of the mortgage to the lender….

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28th Jan 2015

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Topface – Dating Website – Breached

Topface, a Russian-based dating website, has recently been hacked by a hacker named “Mastermind”. The hacker claims to have compromised more than 20 million consumer credentials, but Topface states that there is no info indicating…

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27th Jan 2015

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What’s the Difference Between Electronic and Digital Signatures?

A basic electronic signature is any electronic means linking you to a written message or document. This could include PIN numbers (ATM), fingerprints, copy-and-paste signatures, etc. Although basic electronic signatures embrace the concept of convenience…

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27th Jan 2015

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Malaysia Airlines Website Breached

On January 26, the Malaysia Airlines websites suffered a data breach and exposed customer data into the online world. According to evidence, a hacking group known as Lizard Squad carried out the attack and even…

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23rd Jan 2015

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ESignIT

ESignIT, a digital certificate authority offering digital signature solutions, has recently restructured their company in order to update its components for the modern age and clean out any confusion regarding the company. ESignIT.org will soon…

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23rd Jan 2015

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American Airlines Find a Bullseye in the Heart of their Organization

Recently, American Airlines reported that usernames and passwords obtained from a third-party source led to the exposure of a limited number of frequent flier accounts for AAdvantage. However, out of 70 million total frequent flier…

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22nd Jan 2015

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San Francisco County Superior Court Launches E-Filing with Image-X

In December, the San Francisco County Superior Court launched its e-filing portal in which clients can electronically and remotely file their court cases. In addition, the e-filing server will soon be digital certificate encrypted as…

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22nd Jan 2015

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HITRUST Addresses Medical Device Security Issues

Due to the concerns revolving around the cybersecurity of medical devices, HITRUST, the Health Information Trust Alliance, has recently launched a campaign to improve the security and trust of health information technology. Their main goal…

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21st Jan 2015

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US and UK Respond to Online Attacks Following Paris Massacre

Due to the online attacks following the Paris Massacre, US and UK have planned to hold “cyber war games” in order to improve the cooperation between both nations’ law enforcement and information intelligence institutions. David…

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21st Jan 2015

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NSA Infiltrates North Korea

Due to the recent hack on Sony and the accusations made against North Korea, the NSA hacked North Korean hackers by infecting their PCs with malware. By hacking their PCs, the NSA was striving to…

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21st Jan 2015

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UK Shoe Retailer Suffers Security Breach

The UK Shoe Retailer, Office, has been ordered by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office to address data security issues after a recent breach in May. The security breach led to the exposure of more than…

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16th Jan 2015

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Android: More Risk Than Benefits?

Currently, information security experts are pleading Google to change their mind in regards to updating Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean” with a critical component revolving around cybersecurity. Without this critical component, 83% of all Android smartphones…

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