Category: Security

Here’s How a Hospital Data Breach can Expose Your Personal and Financial Information

By Ekemini Robert

Featured Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels Healthcare organizations are a gold mine of sensitive personal and financial information, the reason being that patients are less likely to give wrong information about themselves to healthcare employees. But ironically, many people rarely give thought to the safety of their health records. We worry so much about the security of…

How Safe is the Self-driving Car’s Navigational Data?

By Ekemini Robert

Michigan, Texas and now Florida are the three states that currently allow testing of self-driving cars without having anyone behind the wheel. We are gradually moving into the self-driving cars world we have been visualizing. But we will be giving ourselves something new to worry about: the fact that we will be handing over our…

How Votes can be Manipulated in an E-Voting System Without Leaving a Trace

By Ekemini Robert

“In this case, our analysis of the code shows errors that are consistent with a naive implementation of a complex cryptographic protocol by well-intentioned people who lacked a full understanding of its security assumptions” – Associate Professor Vanessa Teague. Not a surprise really. So many software flaws have been discovered even in delicate situations and…

The Dangerous iOS FaceTime Bug And How To Fix It

By Ekemini Robert

What if someone has been listening to your private conversations and even getting visual of your location through the FaceTime software on your iPhone? A bug that allows people eavesdrop on  others via this software on your iPhone has been discovered. To some people sharing sensitive information would be a nightmare. FaceTime is iOS software…