Brigham Young University-Idaho student hacks transcript, earns $7k in scholarships

Jacob Mahonri Espinal hacked into his school's computer system to bring his grades up from academic probation status to straight As.

FTC shuts down operations of computer repair scammers

Two telemarketing operations conned thousands of customers by tricking them into buying into tech support services for computer problems that didn't exist.

ACLU requests info on gov't spy program using 'dirtboxes'

Earlier this month, it was revealed that DOJ uses "dirtboxes" attached to aircrafts to spy on Americans' mobile devices.

Privacy, rights groups support gov't spyware detection tool

The EFF, Amnesty International and other organizations are lending support to Detekt, an open source spyware detection tool.

FOCUS: Data Breaches

USPS draws ire of Congress over data breach response

Members of the USPS testified before a House subcommittee Wednesday, drawing criticism over the delay in its breach notification to impacted employees.

Product Reviews

Fortinet FortiDB 1000D

The FortiDB 1000D is a hardware appliance that monitors, audits and identifies vulnerabilities in databases. There are three deployment options: network sniffer, native audit and network agents.

White Ops Advanced

Provides evidence-based bot and malware detection with high certainty, in real-time, on any browser-based web request.

Boldon James Classifier

Allows users to apply relevant visual and metadata labels.

Identity Finder Sensitive Data Manager

Sensitive Data Manager ties discovery to business issues making classification easier and more relevant.

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