While the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently decided not to expand a ban that restricts all electronics larger than a cell phone from entering the cabin on direct flights from certain Middle Eastern countries, the ban is not off the table for Europe and other regions around the world.
You're using strong and unique passwords. You're on the lookout for phishing emails. And you've set up two-factor authentication on every account that offers it. Basically, you're acing Personal Cybersecurity 101. But with new threats popping up all the time, you may be looking for other proactive steps you can take to protect yourself. Here's an easy one: Clean up your digital junk.
The WanaCry ransomware was aptly named because anyone impacted would “wanna cry.” The attack, which locked hundreds of thousands of users out of their computers by encrypting files, seems to have subsided.
Dozens of countries were hit by a major cyberattack Friday, affecting more than a dozen hospitals in the U.K. The incident is a major reminder to companies and consumers alike to secure their systems and devices — but if history is any indication, it won’t work.
Kelly Rohrbach is the latest celebrity caught up in a hacking scandal, her private photos reportedly released on the heels of her upcoming film, "Baywatch." Though the actress’ rep called the leak a “hoax,” it highlights how sophisticated hackers have become -- and how everyone's private data can be compromised.
It's all fun and games until someone's password security question gets hacked.
House staffers on Wednesday will receive training on how to protect social media and email accounts, the first of a series of meetings on the topic.
The National Cyber Security Alliance and the Better Business Bureau are encouraging consumers to go through a digital spring cleaning to clean out cyber clutter. Cleaning up your online life is relatively easy, and accomplished in a few short steps.
Q. What help and advice may BBB provide me as a consumer to protect and secure data on my electronic devices? A. Better Business Bureau and the National Cyber Security Alliance urge you to follow this four-week outline and clean up your online life with an easy-to-follow timeline and plan.