Old Computer Code Cause For Concern In Healthcare

Old Computer Code Cause For Concern In Healthcare

Well, gone are the days when you just had to worry about your computer getting hacked! We are at a point now with our technology that any type of device that is smart enough to boot up and connect and talk to a network or the Internet is really up …..

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Hacking Our Healthcare Industry

An interview with Fred Hutton on VOCM’s Morning Show discussing how decades-old computer code is putting millions of medical devices at risk. Originally aired on Wednesday October 9th, 2019.  

All About The Internet Of Things (IoT)

All About The Internet Of Things (IoT)

Today we are at the cusp of an evolution in smart, connected gadgets called The Internet of Things or IoT; a concept that has an estimated 25 billion devices worldwide connected to each other providing for us a powerful learning resource as computing power and Internet connectivity are embedded within …..

Data Breaches. Are They Just A Sign Of Our Digital Age?

Data Breaches. Are They Just A Sign Of Our Digital Age?

Some 20,000 Air Canada customers woke up last week to learn their personal information may have been compromised after a breach in the airline’s mobile app, which prompted a lock-down on all 1.7 million accounts until their passwords could be changed.  Air Canada said it detected unusual login activity between …..

Driven To Distraction: Are Car Companies Going To Profit From Your Driving Data?

Driven To Distraction: Are Car Companies Going To Profit From Your Driving Data?

Picture this: You’re driving home from work, contemplating what to make for dinner, and as you idle at a red light near your neighborhood pizzeria, an ad offering $5 off a pepperoni pizza pops up on your vehicle’s dashboard screen. Are you annoyed that your car’s trying to sell you …..

What Is Cryptojacking and How to Avoid This Coin-Mining Malware

What Is Cryptojacking and How to Avoid This Coin-Mining Malware

Your computer or mobile device might be helping criminals crank out thousands of dollars in online currency, and you wouldn’t even know it. A new hacking tool known as cryptojacking is on the rise, and it threatens to secretly use your computer or mobile device to generate online money for …..

Screen Snooping: How to Safeguard Your Data From Shoulder-Surfers

Screen Snooping: How to Safeguard Your Data From Shoulder-Surfers

If you don’t have enough to worry about; from criminals trolling for your passwords or social media borrowing your personal data, you can now rest assured that on top of that, basically everyone is curious about what you’re doing on your smartphone. And most people have absolutely no problem glancing …..

How To Reduce Targeted Ads & Feel More Secure While Online

How To Reduce Targeted Ads & Feel More Secure While Online

We’ve all been there. You’re searching for a camera, a pair of shoes or a kitchen gadget online and then you see an ad for it immediately on social media. Online targeted advertisements use data from your browser to make marketing more personalized. Special algorithms then look at your website …..

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

With two billions users Facebook is a modern day technology treasure trove of private and personal information. Even though the company has been under intense scrutiny for previous privacy issues,  people keep logging in, sharing, liking and posting their personal information. Now a new privacy scandal has emerged motivating a …..

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