Hackers Target Tax Refunds

February 12, 2016 at 2:41 pm By

Last year many Americans were disappointed when they found out that their tax return had been stolen by hackers. Now, it looks like history is repeating itself all over again as they once again target the 2016 tax refunds. Some of the taxpayer identification numbers have already been compromised.

Diving Into Bootstrap For Responsive Design

February 11, 2016 at 2:21 pm By

One of the best things about the Bootstrap program is that it’s free. However, if you’ve ever found it to be intimidating, The Web Dev Zone has created a full tutorial to help you get through it. From the history of the product to outlining some of it’s most useful tools, the report could help give you a jumpstart on…

President Obama Seeks $19 Billion to Fight Hacks

February 10, 2016 at 2:31 pm By

It looks like the multiple government hacks are finally starting to get to them. President Barack Obama is now seeking $19 billion from congress in order to help attempt to put a stop to the hacks across the board. That means not just government agencies but companies and regular web surfers.

Adobe Launches Animate CC Design Tool

February 9, 2016 at 2:22 pm By

What was once known as Adobe Flash Professional has been overhauled and dubbed Adobe Animate CC. The tool lets you design animations and has been made available for Creative Cloud Subscribers. Now, designers not only have a new look but also a new batch of animation tools in their arsenals as well.

Wired Remembers the Casino Virus

February 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm By

In a bit of a nostalgia driven profile, Wired recounts an exploitive and explicit virus. The Casino Virus was one of the most belittling viruses because it announced itself, made fun of you for being hacked and then gave you five chances to get your information back. However, those were the floppy disk days, today, there are much more dangerous…

Mozilla Halts Firefox OS Development for Connected Devices

February 5, 2016 at 2:05 pm By

Mozilla will be removing all apps that aren’t supporting the FireFox OS but apps will be accepted until an undetermined date. So for those who were looking forward to throwing some apps towards FireFox you might want to halt your own development as well.

Google Chrome Cracks Down on Deceptive Embedded Content

February 4, 2016 at 2:36 pm By

As if the ad-blocker application wasn’t good enough, Google is now taking bigger security measures for the Chrome browser. The browser is being fitted with a deceptive embedded content detector. User safety is being put first in many companies in 2016 and in return the user experience has proven to be much better.

Uber’s Stellar Rebranding Unveiled

February 3, 2016 at 2:24 pm By

Uber has now become a transportation giant spreading through the U.S. and even overseas. It’s a new hip way to travel and well, drives actual Taxi drivers pretty crazy. While the company is still successful and raking in the big bucks, it has come time for a makeover. Uber recently unveiled their big rebranding plan complete with a new Uber…

Do Responsive Web Designs Link to Better Conversions?

February 2, 2016 at 2:38 pm By

Responsive web design has been highly regarded as the hottest form of web design out there. Now it looks like it’s also translating to an easy way to get more conversions on your site. Frankly it’s all about the user experience and studies are showing that users are trending towards sites with responsive designs.

Mom Spots Hackers Thanks to the Padlock Icon

February 1, 2016 at 2:34 pm By

The older generation of online shoppers happen to be the biggest prey for hackers who are looking to steal personal information. However, they are becoming a lot more perceptive and Char Yarema is a prime example of how perception could help in situations that could end up costing you a lot of money.