Board cybersecurity field trips

Maybe this time, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas!   The annual Consumer Electronics Show shifted from geek heaven to a decidedly more serious tone this year as entire Boards of Directors from companies around the country descend … Read More

A quantum of solace

A digital weapon of mass destruction is just over the horizon. If corporate and government leaders were caught off guard during the recent ransomware attacks, this will truly terrify them.   Ian Fleming’s creative liberties When he published a series … Read More

The Largest Prime Number to Date Has Been Discovered And It’s Hurting Our Brains

Meet the 50th Mersenne prime. MICHELLE STARR 5 JAN 2018 A newly discovered prime number has broken the record for the largest ever found, coming in at a whopping 23,249,425 digits. It’s called M77232917, and it’s the 50th prime number … Read More

Hundreds of GPS Location Tracking Services Leaving User Data Open to Hackers

Security researchers have unearthed multiple vulnerabilities in hundreds of GPS services that could enable attackers to expose a whole host of sensitive data on millions of online location tracking devices managed by vulnerable GPS services. The series of vulnerabilities discovered … Read More

Huge Flaws Affect Nearly Every Modern Device; Patch Could Hit CPU Performance

The first week of the new year has not yet been completed, and very soon a massive vulnerability is going to hit hundreds of millions of Windows, Linux, and Mac users worldwide. According to a blog post published yesterday, the … Read More

Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People’s Data

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing company ousted Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, and one … Read More

Boeing 757 Testing Shows Airplanes Vulnerable to Hacking, DHS Says

A team of government, industry and academic officials successfully demonstrated that a commercial aircraft could be remotely hacked in a non-laboratory setting last year, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official said Wednesday at the 2017 CyberSat Summit in … Read More

Has The Age Of Quantum Computing Finally Arrived?

In Defense of GE’s Airplanes

On September 11, 2001 a customer of mine was flown into one of the World Trade Center twin towers.  His name was David Angell and he was the co-creator of the TV show “Frasier.” Just a week earlier he, his partner, lawyer and … Read More

Practical cybersecurity for law firms: How to batten down the hatches

We’re quickly approaching 2018, and a week doesn’t go by without another variant of malware causing havoc across the globe. First it was the WannaCry ransomware worm, which infected more than 230,000 computer systems in over 150 countries, demanding ransom … Read More