• United States April 9, 2018 5:45 pm

    Psych! Colleges Teach Phishing Lesson by Targeting Their Own

    Thousands of university students and employees targeted by email phishing schemes this year have taken the bait. Fortunately, they were duped not by real scammers, but by their own schools — in simulations meant to make them more adept at spotting real threats. When Ohio State University did its first student-focused phishing in January — a strategy also used in...

  • Facebook April 9, 2018 4:21 pm

    Top Facebook Official to Exit Over Spread of Disinformation: Report

    Facebook Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos is reportedly leaving after disagreements over how the social media network should handle the spread of disinformation, the New York Times reported. In a tweet, Stamos said he was still employed, but that his role had changed to “exploring emerging security risks and working on election security.” Stamos has been a strong advocate...

  • social media November 27, 2017 5:35 pm

    How to Keep Accounts Safe on Cyber Monday

    Security breaches have been on the rise in recent months, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping people from shopping online. A record $6.6 billion is expected to be spent online during Cyber Monday.

  • California February 28, 2016 7:49 pm

    UC Berkeley Data Breach Leaves 80,000 Students, Staff, Vendors Vulnerable

    Officials at the University of California, Berkeley are investigating a cyber-attack that breached a system containing the personal information — including social security numbers and bank information — of tens of thousands of people.

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