Microsoft’s ‘Better Together’ Update Will Connect Most Minecraft Platforms

Microsoft, who purchased Minecraft and the company who designed it in 2014, is now looking to make the game bigger, better and, more importantly, more unified. The ‘Better Together’ update will allow Minecraft players on most platforms to finally interact with each other. The update is made possible thanks to the Bedrock Engine which is responsible for …

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The Ransomware Attack Isn’t Over—Here’s How to Protect Yourself

If your computer’s running on Microsoft Windows, you need to take these steps—right away. Here’s why: in case you haven’t heard, hackers exploited a vulnerability in older Microsoft Windows servers to execute a large-scale global cyberattack on Friday using ransomware — a malicious software that holds your computer hostage for ransom — and a hacking …

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Would You Trust This Company? How Data Breaches Hurt Customer Confidence

Tim Critchley, the CEO of the call center phone security company, Semafone, recently opined in a piece on CSO Online that “the reputational damage suffered by companies who fail to protect personal data can translate directly into a loss of business.” Critchley’s comments came in the wake of Target Company’s 2013 sales losses of over …

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Protecting Broadband and Wireless Internet Users

There has always been a lot of discussion about the amount of privacy that broadband and wireless internet subscribers should have. This argument, however, has usually been between the privacy laws concerning private citizens and the government. This debate has now headed in a new direction with the Federal Communications Commission targeting internet service providers. …

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What’s the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?

It’s the $64,000 question. The ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything. (And no, the answer isn’t 42.) Whenever someone begins their search for online security, they ultimately discover there are two major types of protection: antivirus and anti-malware. Which leads them to the inevitable query: What’s the difference between antivirus and anti-malware? Virus …

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