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6 Web Security Practices to Protect Against Modern-Day Cyber Threats

September 18, 2019

According to the FBI’s “2018 Internet Crime Report”, cyber threats were responsible for a staggering $2.5 billion in…
Keeping children safe in the ‘Internet of Things’ age

June 25, 2019

Children need protection when using programmable Internet computing devices – and Lancaster University scientists have drawn up new…
Website Setup: How To Make It Safe From Hackers

April 3, 2019

A website plays a significant role in the success and growth of a business. When you have a…
What to do When Phished

February 8, 2019

We often hear: “DON’T CLICK THE LINK!!” in all caps and several exclamation points. But, come on. We…
UI grad student uncovers security issues at Facebook, Twitter

September 26, 2018

When University of Iowa computer science graduate student Shehroze Farooqi reads news headlines about Facebook and Twitter posts…
The Rise and Fall of Ransomware

April 23, 2018

Ransomware is terrifying — there is no denying that. Anyone who has suffered a ransomware attack can attest…
Adding SSL To WordPress: What Are The Benefits And Three Methods How To Do This

March 26, 2018

WordPress is a platform where users from all over the world have put their faith in. People can…
Cloud Security Trends

February 7, 2018

Ensuring the safety of customer data stored in the cloud is an ever-growing challenge. The number of cyber-threats…
Can you keep your kids safe when they watch YouTube?

January 3, 2018

In recent weeks, parents have been shaken by media reports about upsetting, offensive or crassly commercial videos that children using YouTube and…
Child-proofing the ‘Internet of Things’

November 30, 2017

Concerns about levels of computing literacy among young people, and the demands of future economies, has led to…
Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018

October 31, 2017

Every day, more than 2 million articles are published online and 500 million tweets are posted. Information communication…
New Network Security Standards Will Protect Internet’s Routing

October 4, 2017

Electronic messages traveling across the internet are under constant threat from data thieves, but new security standards created…
Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys

May 11, 2017

Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with children and respond…
Did you know that New Zealand is notoriously bad for cyberbullying? Whose fault is it?

March 9, 2017

Cyberbullying is very much real and harmful. Many people are thinking it is not a serious problem, because…
Sexting and Internet safety climb top 10 list of health concerns for children across the U.S.

August 11, 2015

With more kids online and using cell phones at increasingly younger ages, two issues have quickly climbed higher…
Cloud security reaches silicon

April 23, 2015

In the last 10 years, computer security researchers have shown that malicious hackers don’t need to see your…
Brief Online Safety Guide for Parents

March 18, 2015

The web has significantly changed the way our children interact with the world around them — they now…
New study shows surprising risk created by access to personal information online

March 16, 2015

Access to routine information about you — like where you grew up and your relationship status — can…
Security risks and privacy issues are too great for moving the ballot box to the Internet

March 16, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, the fundamental security risks and privacy problems of Internet voting are too great to…
Detecting deception online is not so easy, says Iowa State professor

March 11, 2015

The sheer number of phishing scams that bombard our inboxes is an indication of the success scammers have…
Google updates reCAPTCHA

December 4, 2014

reCAPTCHA is a free service to protect your website from spam and abuse. Website users had to confirm…
Tracking the trackers: Investigators reveal pervasive profiling of Web users

November 6, 2014

Revealing and measuring the many commercial tools that invisibly track Web users is a key step toward improving…
Russia is set to ban online services that don’t store personal information in Russia

September 27, 2014

In July, the Russia’s parliament passed the bill demanding that Internet sites store personal data of Russian citizens inside…
Europe versus Facebook: Issues of data privacy

August 6, 2014

Privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for breaching European data protection law. Anyone, excluding…
A new system would allow individuals to pick and choose what data to share with websites and mobile apps

July 10, 2014

Cellphone metadata has been in the news quite a bit lately, but the U.S. National Security Agency isn’t…
Dark side of the Internet: Drug market on the web

June 26, 2014

Silk Road is an online marketplace, where narcotics can be purchased using bitcoins. Although its market share is…
New Web technology would let you track how your private data is used online

June 16, 2014

By now, most people feel comfortable conducting financial transactions on the Web. The cryptographic schemes that protect online banking and…
Computer scientists develop tool to make the Internet of Things safer

June 4, 2014

From left: Ph.D. student Jason Oberg, computer science professor Ryan Kastner and postdoctoral research Jonathan Valamehr. Computer scientists…
New anonymous payment system for Bitcoin: Zerocash

May 23, 2014

Bitcoin is the first digital currency to achieve widespread adoption. Most prior e-currency systems could not do away…
Moving towards a more robust, secure and agile Internet

May 13, 2014

Today, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) awarded $15 million…
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