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Aug 25
2014

How to tell if your Computer has a Virus

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Robert Siciliano

Your computer probably has a virus if you can answer “Yes” to any of the questions below:

Aug 22
2014

Prepaid Cards risk of Fraud

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Robert Siciliano

Somewhere out there is a dictionary that when you look up the term wire money, the definition says scam! Even though legitimate money-transfer businesses exist like Western Union, a request to wire money for that new car or vacation package is most probably a rip-off.

Aug 20
2014

Healthcare High on Hackers’ Hitlist

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Robert Siciliano

If you think that retailers are the biggest target for cyber criminals, you have it more than a wee bit wrong. Hackers are really going after the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In fact, “Will Healthcare Be the Next Retail?” is the name of a recent report released by BitSight Technologies, a security ratings firm.

Aug 11
2014

Big ISP free Wi-Fi hazardous to your Data Health

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Robert Siciliano

Beware of “Free Wi-Fi” or “Totally Free Internet,” as this probably IS too good to be true. These are likely set up by thieves to trick you into getting on a malicious website.

Aug 09
2014

Russian Organized Crime: Krem D'la Krem of Hackers

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Robert Siciliano

The Russians have definitely come…in the world of cybercrime. A Russian ring of hackers has amassed 1.2 billion stolen passwords and usernames involving 400,000 websites. The criminals have also garnered 542 million e-mail addresses.

Aug 03
2014

Cyber Security Insurance Difficult for Business to Navigate

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Robert Siciliano

Cyber insurance is now booming, with about 50 carriers in the industry. An increasing number of companies have cyber insurance to protect against cyber crime. However, businesses claim it’s not easy to get adequate coverage.

Jul 29
2014

Make Information Security a Priority

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Robert Siciliano

Just about everyone has private information that should be protected. Let’s begin with something you’ve surely heard of: antivirus protection.

Jul 28
2014

Healthcare Providers: Customer Security is Good Marketing

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Robert Siciliano

Consumers are on red alert about sharing personal data with businesses, thanks to the widespread publicity of major data breaches. As a result, many consumers feel trapped when they know they must reveal personal information just to get basic quotes for healthcare services.

Jul 26
2014

Malware Can Hide in the Most Obvious Places

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Robert Siciliano

You never know when malware will bite. Even browsing an online restaurant menu can download malicious code, put there by hackers.

Jul 23
2014

Beware of Flight MH17 Facebook Scams

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Robert Siciliano

How low can scammers go? The latest is phony Facebook profiles that use identities of deceased victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17—claiming their credit cards were stolen from the crash debris.

Jul 12
2014

Being in Sync means your Data is safe

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Robert Siciliano

What is data synchronization? This technology synchronizes data between two or more computers and/or the cloud and automatically copies changes that are transacted between devices.

Jul 09
2014

Recognize Your Willingness to give up your Privacy

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Robert Siciliano

If a stranger stopped you on the street and requested your e-mail address and birthdate, would you give it to that person? A rational person would never give up this information.

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