online hacking

What the Tech? Fighting a Cyber World War

On computer monitors at cybersecurity companies around the country, animated world maps show live cyber-attacks happening around the world. The attacks targeting the United States are often directed at health care systems, government offices, and regular people who are working on their computers. The attacks are often administered through email attachments and links, and websites that contain links to malware….

What the Tech? Avoid Getting Hacked While You’re Working from Home

While you work from home, hackers are doing the same thing; targeting people who might be using their company laptop. It’s a nasty scam but is often successful. “What they do is they look for bad situations to exploit. This virus (coronavirus) is a perfect opportunity,” says retired FBI Special Agent Scott Augenbaum. “Almost everybody is home. Everybody is online…