Millions falling victim to cell phone hacking | WGME

December 3, 2017


PORTLAND (WGME) — Millions of people are falling victim to cell phone hacking, resulting in account fraud takeover.The mobile devices connect us to the cyber world, but in the real world, hackers have found a way into your phone. It’s something cyber expe
http://wgme.com/news/local/millions-falling-victim-to-cell-phone-hacking

Can Uber trust the hackers who deleted the stolen data? Experts weigh in. – NBC News

December 2, 2017


Uber is confident the hackers kept their word – but security experts say it is impossible to know whether something has ever truly been deleted.
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/can-uber-trust-hackers-who-deleted-stolen-data-experts-weigh-n823296

Cyber hackers troll for Thanksgiving shoppers: 5 tips to stay safe | Fox Business

December 1, 2017

For thieves all around the globe it is prime stealing season.
http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/11/21/cyber-hackers-troll-for-thanksgiving-shoppers-5-tips-to-stay-safe.html

Preventing Black Friday cyber scams

November 30, 2017


Hotspot Shield Security analyst Robert Siciliano on how consumers can defend against the cyber threat on Black Friday and throughout the holiday shopping season.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/other/preventing-black-friday-cyber-scams/vi-BBFrIal

5 fireable offenses that could cost CISOs their jobs

November 29, 2017


Sure, a big preventable breach might easily cost a CISO his or her job–just ask Susan Mauldin, the former Equifax CISO. A few less obvious missteps could do the same.
https://www.csoonline.com/article/3237797/it-careers/5-missteps-that-could-cost-cisos-their-jobs.html

Holiday Shoping Security with @HotspotShield – YouTube

November 28, 2017


http://robertsiciliano.com/ Robert Siciliano Identityy Theft Expert discusses Holiday Shoping Security with @HotspotShield
https://youtu.be/qDAmLXD4SAQ

Your Web Cam Hacked Can Lead to Identity Theft – YouTube

November 27, 2017


http://robertsiciliano.com/ Robert Siciliano Identity theft expert discusses how Your Web Cam Hacked Can Lead to Identity Theft for @HotspotShield
https://youtu.be/02iWKrr1mbI

Robots could be used as weapons of mass destruction, cyber Security expert warns | Fox Business

November 26, 2017

Many companies are testing out human-like robots to assist in traditional human activities from packaging and supply chain to policing and military drills.
http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2017/11/17/robots-could-be-used-as-weapons-mass-destruction-cyber-security-expert-warns.html

Shipping Scams That Could Ruin Your Holidays | Experian

November 25, 2017


With the holidays just around the corner, scammers are getting ready for their big score. Here are the most pervasive holiday retail shipping scams.
https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/shipping-scams-that-could-ruin-your-holidays/

After Equifax, Is Getting Rid of Social Security Numbers a Good Idea?

November 24, 2017


After the Equifax data breach and so many other data breaches in the past year alone, it’s enough to make you squeamish every time you use your social security…
https://www.depositaccounts.com/blog/2017/10/equifax-rid-social-security-numbers-good-idea.html