The Evolution of Phones/Cell Phones

The Amazing Pocket Communicator Nothing makes me feel like we are getting closer to Star Trek than a modern smart phone. Today’s phones do more than just make a call; they are amazing, pocket-sized computers. Smart phones are always connected, always just a touch away from friends and family, music and movies, news and entertainment.…

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Who Got Hacked? StubHub Users

When people think of retailers being hacked they often conjure up images of payment card data being stolen from point of sale terminals as we have recently seen in the incidents surrounding Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels. However, craftier hackers can always find ways to leverage any information they are able to access in order…

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Who Got Hacked? The State of Montana

All too often when people think of a data breach they immediately expect that payment card data or financial information was stolen from a retailer or other company that handles financial records. However, other types of data can be much more lucrative targets for hackers. In May of 2014, it was discovered that attackers had…

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Who Got Hacked? Yo

Yo is one of the more interesting apps available for smartphone users. Billed as a zero character communication tool it simply calls out “Yo!” when a friend reaches out. That’s all. No other communication is happening through this app. Of course, there are other uses that the developer highlights. From within the app scenarios are…

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Who Got Hacked? AT&T

Not all data breaches are caused by sophisticated criminal organizations looking to download financial data or confidential information. Sometimes, a breach is discovered by accident when people are just doing the things they normally do. Such was the case of the recent AT&T breach. Employees from one of the telecom’s third-party vendors were able to…

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