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The 2018 Snapchat Upheaval

Early last week, in the middle of the night, Snapchat updated its mobile app. This lead to an outcry from Snapchat users regarding the completely reworked system. So what happened? Starting a Strike This social behemoth currently finds itself under fire from about 83% of their users. Snapchat users have started boycotts, referring friends to message… Read the full article…



Why You Should Care About DDOS Attacks

The attack On Friday October 21st, as people tried to watch Netflix or listen to Spotify they both suddenly stopped working. This “internet doomsday” happened because of a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on Dyn. Dyn is a huge DNS company that provides IP addresses to URLs, disrupting numerous websites like Netflix, Spotify, and… Read the full article…


Hacking, Defending, and a Gala: 3 Days at NECCDC 2016

After months of practice in preparation for the big competition, the Syracuse University National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, as a subset of the Information Security Club, was finally ready for the Northeast CCDC (NECCDC). Consisting of students from the School of Information Studies and the School of Engineering & Computer Science, the team members… Read the full article…