Windows 8 breaks common security issues

Security issues seem to follow cycles. An exploit or security weakness is found in an operating system and all of a sudden, there’s tons of hackers taking advantage of it. Then, the OS developers and security companies develop and implement a fix and things die down for a few weeks, only to have another exploit…

Three forms of SME security threats

Standing in lines isn’t all that fun. Standing in lines waiting for a security check, like those conducted at airports is worse. There’s always this feeling of having to rush to get your laptop out of your bag and all the metal out of your pockets. Whether it’s the security of our country or our…

Is your online identity safe?

Security is an Internet issue that has never really gone away. If recent events are any indicator, security has become a hot-button issue, with many websites seeing some form of security related breach in the past year. The vast majority of these breaches target user’s personal information, which could lead to identity theft. In the…

Two security breaches to learn from

It used to be fire and thieves that destroyed or stole all your precious and important possessions. While these two things still happen, the more modern equivalent is having your various Internet accounts hacked, information deleted or confidential information stolen. There are two recent cases of this happening, both involving Apple and Apple’s products, which…