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How hackers are getting into live Pacemakers

As the Internet has grown faster and more powerful, it has naturally led to the use of internet based technologies in medical devices implanted in people - such as insulin pumps and pacemakers.  The ability to remotely connect to an implant that works inside the body opens up a huge number of possibilities for physicians [...]

By | 2018-06-04T12:08:43+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Hardware News, IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on How hackers are getting into live Pacemakers

A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

In the fall of 2016, a source announced the appearance of a new type of malware, Android Trojan DressCode,  a hidden malware which without the users knowledge, used the infected devices in a botnet.  The hacker who wrote it kidnapped confidential information even from secured networks by distributing it in applications for phones that anyone [...]

By | 2018-01-29T12:02:40+00:00 January 29th, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

The many types of Cybercriminals, part 1

Cybercrime is any criminal activity where the object as a target and / or tool is a computer or network device.  In some cybercrimes, direct attacks are carried out on computers or other devices for the purpose of disabling a target.  In others, computers are used to distribute malware, illegal information, images and other materials [...]

By | 2017-12-12T14:06:56+00:00 December 8th, 2017|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on The many types of Cybercriminals, part 1