How to Secure Your Apartment from the Internet of Things
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How to Secure Your Apartment from the Internet of Things

Any device that can connect to the Internet and/or another device is part of the…

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Timeline of Email Security Breaches
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Timeline of Email Security Breaches

In the past two years, there were 6,789 data breaches globally that amounted to 886.5…

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Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection
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Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection

By analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains, security administrators could detect malware infections weeks…

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What Makes Passwords Secure?
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What Makes Passwords Secure?

Passwords are hacked in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons. Sometimes…

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Digital Media: Access vs. Ownership
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Digital Media: Access vs. Ownership

There has been an obvious shift in media consumption. Our movie watching has shifted from…

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Emojis: How we assign meaning to these ever-popular symbols
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Emojis: How we assign meaning to these ever-popular symbols

Why is  more popular than  or , when all three express happiness? Why am I…

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UW researchers recognized for smartphone app aimed at preventing substance abuse relapse
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UW researchers recognized for smartphone app aimed at preventing substance abuse relapse

A UW–Madison research team was selected as one of seven finalists in Harvard’s Innovation in…

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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge
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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the…

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Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys
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Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys

Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with…

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Biggest ransomware payouts so far
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Biggest ransomware payouts so far

Ransomware is a nightmare to victims and a godsend to cyber criminals. It makes people…

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