Jen A. Miller

Jen A. Miller is a freelance journalist from New Jersey who writes for the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer and Runner's World, among others.

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What are hackers up to these days?

What are hackers up to these days?

The short answer: They’re targeting sites in North America, where they’re planting malware in ad networks and launching dating site spam.

4 tech nightmares keeping IT leaders up at night

4 tech nightmares keeping IT leaders up at night

What’s keeping CIOs awake at night? From data breaches to social engineering, there’s plenty to keep tech types tossing and turning.

Are IT executives blind to cybersecurity threats?

Are IT executives blind to cybersecurity threats?

If IT leaders and IT workers can’t agree that there’s a problem, what are the chances that they’ll actually implement the cybersecurity policy they need?

People are (still) the biggest security risks

People are (still) the biggest security risks

Social engineering and ‘download this attachment’ scams are back – as if they ever left – and working better than ever, unfortunately.

How to avoid common travel and vacation scams

How to avoid common travel and vacation scams

From social engineering before you even get on the plane to apps that are riddled with security holes, it’s never been easier for cybercriminals to target unsuspecting travelers.

Does security of the Internet of Things worry you?

Does security of the Internet of Things worry you?

From wearables to appliances to e-readers, there’s no shortage of possible security holes when almost every device is connected.

How secure are wearables, anyway?

How secure are wearables, anyway?

Whether you're using that new wearable for yourself or managing IT at a company where fit trackers and smart watches are becoming more popular, wearables just might be the next big bullseye for cybercriminals.

How fake users are impacting business … and your wallet

How fake users are impacting business … and your wallet

Those fraudulent charges most of us have (hopefully) seen and corrected on our credit or debit cards are costing everyone a lot of money.

The year in fraud: 2015 by the numbers

The year in fraud: 2015 by the numbers

It's that time of year: Round ups, hot takes and eulogies for the year abound. We're no different, but we're going to tell the story of 2015 a little differently -- though numbers. Ten of them to be exact. In no particular order,...

Welcome to the Internet of stupid (hackable) things

Welcome to the Internet of stupid (hackable) things

The rise of IoT technology brings with it the promise of innovation the likes of which we’ve never seen. But the reality of everything being connected can have unintended consequences, not all of them useful.

How to recognize an online fraudster

How to recognize an online fraudster

The capability to profile potential cybercriminals, along with the implementation of chip-and-pin credit cards, may produce a reduction in the amount of money lost to online fraud each year. But that doesn’t mean the threat will go...

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