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Jeff Edwards
Jeff Edwards is a tech writer and analyst with three years of experience covering Information Security and IT. Jeff has written on all things cybersecurity, from APTs to zero-days, and previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.
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Posted on 02.08.18 by Jeff Edwards

Bad Karma: Typosquatters Set Up Fake 'Reddit.co' To Steal User Credentials

Aggregator and social network Reddit.com is one of the most popular websites on the internet. In fact, the site it touts itself as the “front page of the internet." But that level of popularity has made it a target for fraudsters, and now, Reddit users, especially those...

Posted on 02.01.18 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast: The Biggest IT Stories from January 2018

New Year, (not so) new security problems. And what a year it’s been! From the Meltdown/Spectre fallout to the rise of cryptojacking, to rumors of Dell buying itself back public, 2018 has been a hell of a year for the IT space—and it’s only been a month. In this edition...

Posted on 01.31.18 by Jeff Edwards

Cloud Glossary: The Terms You Need to Know

In 2018, it’s pretty obvious that Larry Ellison was wrong. The cloud is here to stay, so you'd better understand it, if you don't already. 

Posted on 01.05.18 by Jeff Edwards

Meltdown: What you need to know about the Intel Core Bug Affecting Billions of Computers

Just last week, we were looking back at the most significant hacks and attacks of 2017, and wondering what lay ahead for 2018. Well, wonder no more.

Security researchers have discovered two major design flaws in Intel processor chips that affect millions of devices—in...

Posted on 12.22.17 by Jeff Edwards

Looking Back at 2017's Biggest Data Breaches

2017 will go down in the history books as the year that data breaches became mainstream news. From the WannaCry attacks to Equifax, it seems like there's a new breach in the headlines every week. 

Posted on 12.21.17 by Jeff Edwards

The Worst Passwords of 2017 Are Just as Embarrassing as You Thought

It’s that time again, where, with the new year ahead, we make resolutions to better ourselves, and look back on the past year and face just how bad we really were….at coming up with strong passwords.

Posted on 12.18.17 by Jeff Edwards

Emerging Technologies to Consider for Your 2018 Roadmap

As we welcome the New Year, the pressure is on for senior IT leaders. Today more than ever, businesses are looking for emerging technology to facilitate revenue generation and produce greater value for customers.

Posted on 12.13.17 by Jeff Edwards

7 Tips to Protect Your Digital Assets from Unsecured WiFi

Common sense goes a long way in making sure cybercriminals in the coffee shop don’t find a way to tap into your enterprise systems.

Posted on 12.11.17 by Jeff Edwards

oBike Data Breach Highlights APAC Cybersecurity Concerns

Singapore-based bike-sharing company oBike has reportedly suffered a global security breach that exposed Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of oBike riders.


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