Cyber Attack

  1. WATCH: SSL Certificate Explained in Simple English

    Heartbleed is a vulnerability in OpenSSL. Confused about what SSL actually is? The video above explains SSL using paper dolls and simple English.

    April 9, 2014
  2. WATCH: Will China Experience a Windows XP Apocalypse?

    Some tech experts say that China’s use of Windows XP could endanger the country’s economy and security.

    April 9, 2014
  3. WATCH: Heartbleed Security Flaw Explained in Simple English

    This video offers an explanation of the Heartbleed security flaw that even non-techies can understand.

    April 9, 2014
  4. Heartbleed Security Flaw: 10 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    You should be scared. Your personal data might not be safe online.

    April 9, 2014
  5. Adobe Emergency Flash Update: How to Make Sure You’re Safe

    Adobe has released an “emergency” Flash update. Windows, Mac, and Linux users should all update to protect themselves. Here’s how.

    February 4, 2014
  6. Yahoo Mail Hacked: How to Change Your Yahoo Mail Password

    Yahoo! Mail experienced a security attack, and has prompted users to change their passwords. Here are some tips for changing your password.

    January 31, 2014
  7. Twitter Two-Step Account Verification: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Twitter unveiled a new two step account verification process designed to protect profiles after numerous hacking attempts.

    May 22, 2013
  8. How to Keep the Syrian Electronic Army From Hacking You

    The Syrian Electronic Army hacked The Onion recently, and used an intricate web of phishing schemes to gain access to The Onion’s Twitter account.

    May 9, 2013
  9. Report: Sven Olaf Kamphuis Arrested; Anonymous Planning Cyberattack

    According to reports, Sven Olaf Kamphuis has been arrested and Anonymous is planning a cyberattack.

    April 26, 2013
  10. EXCLUSIVE: Anonymous Attacks SunTrust, BlackRock & T. Rowe Price: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Anonymous is launching a cyberattack on SunTrust Banks, BlackRock Investments and T. Rowe Price for throwing away food from a foreclosed supermarket.

    April 9, 2013
  11. Anonymous Launches Massive Cyberattack on Israel

    Anonymous launched a massive cyberattack against Israel, leading to a number of major Israeli websites getting shut down.

    April 6, 2013
  12. EXCLUSIVE: Solo Hacker Carried Out Biggest Cyberattack Ever

    According to a source speaking exclusively to Heavy.com, a solo hacker from Stophaus managed to initiate the largest cyberattack ever against Spamhaus.

    March 29, 2013
  13. Meet the Man Behind the Biggest Cyberattack in History [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

    In an interview with Heavy.com, Sven Olaf Kamphuis talks about Cyberbunker, Stophaus, the attack on Spamhaus, and anti-Semitism.

    March 28, 2013
  14. Biggest Internet Attack in History: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    According to early reports, the largest DDoS attack is being carried out right now, and can slow the Internet down across the globe.

    March 27, 2013
  15. Law That Led to Aaron Swartz Suicide May Get Even Stricter

    The CFAA, which has been used to prosecute some major Internet activists like Matthew Keys and Aaron Swartz, will get even stricter if a new bill is passed.

    March 25, 2013