HACK to Basics: cash and carry

Hackers are threatening to take the retail sector back 50 years with their latest victory on corporate America. Cyber criminals are no longer targeting individuals to obtain their banking and credit card details. They’re now focusing on where we actually spend our money. Why hack one person’s details when you can get millions of credit […]


It may surprise you to learn that there are actually some good hackers, dedicated to fighting the legions of the criminally minded cyber hooligans hellbent on destroying you, your systems, interrupting your life in any way they can…the BLACK HATS. The good hackers are called WHITE HATS, using the exact same skills, honed to perfection, for the […]

Hackers Chip Away At Credit Security

EMV, A new kind of secure credit card will be issued by all major credit card companies starting in 2015. WOW Sounds great, more security is always a good thing right? Isn’t that what we all want? Well, hackers have already compromised it in several ways. EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, a joint venture and global standard for […]

Antivirus For Your Car!

Hackers may be able to take control of your vehicle while you are driving it. You are riding along in your automobile…that’s right about where the famous Chuck Berry song stops, and things get quite sinister. Imagine your Tesla Model S vehicle locks, horn, headlights, and skylight stop responding to your commands. There is nothing wrong with your vehicle, […]

Symantec/Norton Antivirus gives up!

For the past 25 years, since March 1, 1982, computer users have turned to Symantec, THE company that pioneered antivirus software in order to protect their systems from malicious software. Today Symantec throws up their hands in defeat, stating that the way most antivirus software works, by trying to keep malicious software and hackers out, is doomed to failure. In an article in […]

Get Infected In Public

Airports. Starbucks. Dunkin Donuts. McDonalds. The public library. Hackers are drawn to places like this, attracted like flies, feeding on the innocent who congregate there for the free public WiFi hotspots. You should assume there are at least one or more individuals probing the network for security vulnerabilities, sniffing network traffic to see who is sending sensitive […]

The Nostradamus Antivirus?

I always say that there is no such thing as a truly secure network or computer. Sooner or later, hackers or viruses or malware will attack and find the weak spot to successfully infiltrate your systems. Well there may finally be some light at the end of a very long tunnel. Israelis know about security. […]


Police records, IRS filings, bank accounts, drivers license, social security numbers, birth certificates, medical records, bank loan documents…and more. All of these documents are what criminals need to steal your identity, and your finances. Crooks have another way of obtaining absolutely thousands of these details, not by hacking into your computer, not by hacking into […]