Author: WTN News

The surge of information leaks from highly confidential sources in recent years demonstrates the futility of current cyber defenses. The leaks of U.S. diplomatic cables, Office of Personnel Management data, CIA operational documents and most recently client files from the Panamanian law firm of Mossack Fonseca...

There is a common thread that connects the hack into the sluicegate controllers of the Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York; the breach that compromised 20 million federal employee records at the Office of Personnel Management; and the recent spate of “ransomware” attacks that...

Social Capital and American Express Ventures backed Simplee, a startup that aims to facilitate medical bill payments, in its latest $20 million funding round. Simplee says it works with over 900 hospitals and physicians and helps process “over $1 billion in annual payments” in the U.S....

For many people, IoT is a marketing term used to describe everyday objects with connections to smartphones, Wi-Fi routers, and more. Everything from autonomous cars to rainbow-farting unicorns fall under this umbrella. But, when it comes to business and industry, this technology is in extremely high...

Even the low-end estimates of connected devices in the world by 2020 is a mind-bending number. Gartner, the technology research firm, pegs the number at 26 billion. Cisco Systems estimates 50 billion. Semiconductor giant Intel predicts 200 billion. International Data Corp. forecasts 212 billion. To paraphrase the...

New research published May 3 by SophosLabs reveals that even while attackers continue to design custom-tailored lures to exploit users, the inconvenient truth is that the most popular vulnerabilities are issues that have been patched years ago....

Economists argue that trade is good, essential in fact to growing an economy. If you excel at growing tomatoes, and I carrots, we will each have a healthier and more plentiful diet by bartering carrots for tomatoes. Once you add in far more people (across...