Steve Ragan

Senior Staff Writer

Prior to joining the journalism world in 2005, Steve Ragan spent 15 years as a freelance IT contractor focused on infrastructure management and security. He's a father of two and rounded geek with a strong technical background.


Ransomware heeft een groeispurt en dat is logisch

Helaas is er geen afname merkbaar, vooral omdat het zo lucratief blijft.

Hacking an election is about influence and disruption, not voting machines

Hacking an election is about influence and disruption, not voting machines

Every time there's an election, the topic of hacking comes to the surface. During a presidential election, that conversation gets louder. But can you really hack an election? Maybe, but that depends on your goals.

Q&A: The myths and realities of hacking an election

Q&A: The myths and realities of hacking an election

Election hacking has become a key topic during this year's presidential elections. In this modified edition of CSO Online's Hacked Opinions series, we explore the myths and realities of hacking an election with a number of security...

Zo pak je slechte wachtwoorden effectief aan

Wachtwoordeisen helpen niet: kijk liever waarom we zwakke wachtwoorden kiezen.

After Paris, ISIS moves propaganda machine to Darknet

After Paris, ISIS moves propaganda machine to Darknet

Less than a day after the horrific attacks in Paris, ISIS has taken the Al-Hayat propaganda machine to the Darknet and published a new video celebrating the Paris attacks.

Three indicted in JPMorgan hacking case

Three indicted in JPMorgan hacking case

On Tuesday, Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara's office unsealed an indictment against three individuals charged with hacking several financial institutions, financial news publishers, and other companies.

Three indicted in JPMorgan hacking case

Three indicted in JPMorgan hacking case

On Tuesday, Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara's office unsealed an indictment against three individuals charged with hacking several financial institutions, financial news publishers, and other companies.

Comcast resets nearly 200,000 passwords after customer list goes on sale

Comcast resets nearly 200,000 passwords after customer list goes on sale

Over the weekend, a reader directed Salted Hash to a post on a Dark Web marketplace selling a number of questionable, if not outright illegal goods. The post in question offered a list of 590,000 Comcast email addresses and...

7x gelekte informatie, verdwaald in de cloud

De cloud heeft wel een gebruiksaanwijzing.

6 plekken waar social engineers je netwerk penetreren

En 6 manieren om deze potentiële gaten te dichten.

Key things to consider before you switch to Windows 10

Key things to consider before you switch to Windows 10

Microsoft has started pushing Windows 10 updates, as the newest operating system officially launched last month. However, the latest and greatest might not be the best fit for some organizations, and there are some things that need to...

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