Doug Olenick

Doug Olenick, Online Editor

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Doug Olenick joined SC Magazine in August 2015 as online editor. He heads up the publication's web operation. Doug has covered the technology sector for more than 20 years for a string of B2B and consumer publications. His longest tenured position was as web editor/senior editor for NewBay Media's TWICE (This Week in Consumer Electronics). Prior to that post, Doug was a senior editor for CMP's Computer Retail Week and he worked as a reporter for the Martinsville Bulletin newspaper. More recently his work could be found on Forbes.com, TheStreet, Mainstreet and Bar Business Magazine. Doug is a veteran of 20 consumer electronic shows and has attended hundreds of tech industry events. He resides on Long Island with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by Doug Olenick

Magniber ransomware in the wild, only targets South Korean targets

A new variety of ransomware has recently appeared and is displaying some very unusual behavior, primarily by only targeting South Korean entities and actively ignoring any other potential victims.

Dept. of Education warns districts over extortion cyberattacks

The U.S. Department of Education issued a belated warning to the nation's school districts concerning cyberattacks that use threats of violence against students in an attempt to extort money from the district.

Office 365 joke: KnockKnock, Who's there? Botnet malware

Microsoft's already battered Office 365 is once again being targeted, this time by KnockKnock, a botnet attack designed to specifically victimize the office productivity software suite.

Google introduces Advanced Protection cybersecurity program

Google is rolling out a new three-step cybersecurity plan designed to give extra protection to those most in need.

We Heart It breached, 8 million affected

The online image sharing website We Heart It told its members late last week that more than 8 million of its accounts were compromised in a data breach that took place four years ago.