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Sep 09
2015

Back to school Tech Security for College Students

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

Some of us remember college dorm days, when students were envied if they had their own typewriter. These days, college students must have a personal laptop computer, and a smartphone, and their lives revolve around these connected devices.  Such dependency should be proactively protected from loss or theft.  Campus security now means more than just being beware of who might be hiding in the bushes at night.

Sep 07
2015

These are the Bigtime Hackers

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Untagged 

Cinthia Pilar

Hackers with big skills and a big ego will be drawn to Facebook and Twitter as their targets. But they’ll also target dozens of other companies, reports an article on arstechnica.com.

Sep 06
2015

Phishing Scams: Don't Click that Link!

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

You’re sitting on your front porch. You see a stranger walking towards your property. You have no idea whom he is. But he’s nicely dressed. He asks to come inside your house and look through your bank account records, view your checkbook routing number and account number, and jot down the 16-digit numbers of your credit cards. Hey, he also wants to write down all your passwords.

Sep 01
2015

The Impact of Ransomware on Small Businesses

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Robert Siciliano

What’s going on this September? National Preparedness Month. This will be the time to increase your awareness of the safety of your business, family, pets and community. During disasters, communication is key. National Preparedness Month concludes on September 30 with the National PrepareAthon! Day.

Aug 31
2015

Don't's and Do's when using Public Wi-Fi

Posted by Administrator in Untagged 

Administrator

Curl up in a chair at your favorite coffee house, the aroma of premium coffee filling the air, take a few sips of your 700 calorie latte, and then enter cyberspace. Little do you know that you could have a stalker. Or two. Or 3,000. Because public Wi-Fi is there for the picking for hackers. Online transmissions can be intercepted. The credit card number that you enter onto that retailer’s site can be “seen.”

Aug 28
2015

Meet the FBI's most wanted Hackers

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Hackers , ethical hacker , Criminal Hackers

Robert Siciliano

Want to earn up to $4.2 million? Then find the hackers on the FBI’s most wanted list. Or at least give the FBI information leading to their arrest and/or conviction. These snakes have stolen hundreds of millions of dollars. Here is the list from the hackernews.com:

Aug 27
2015

Want Mobile Privacy? Read

Posted by Robert Siciliano in mobile security , mobile risks , mobile privacy

Robert Siciliano

If you don’t want your smartphone to know more about you than you do, here are top choices, as detailed on gizmodo.com:

Aug 26
2015

What's the difference between VPNs and Proxies and which is secure?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in VPN , proxy server , proxy

Robert Siciliano

If you are overseas somewhere and want to access your Facebook page…don’t be surprised if you can’t do this. In fact, you won’t even be able to get onto the Facebook site (or YouTube, for that matter), depending on what country that you are visiting. This is because some countries limit website access for their citizens.

Aug 25
2015

Zeus Malware Gang take-down

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Untagged 

Robert Siciliano

Zeus is no longer a god of malware; he’s been taken down by law enforcement agencies spanning six European nations. Five people were recently arrested—believed to have infected tens of thousands of computers across the globe. There have been 60 total arrests pertaining to this cybergang.

Aug 20
2015

UL to launch Cybersecurity Cert

Posted by Robert Siciliano in cyber invasion , cyber fraud , cyber crime

Robert Siciliano

UL in this case stands for Underwriters Laboratories. An article on darkreading.com notes that a UL official, Maarten Bron, says that they are taking part in the U.S. government’s plan to promote security certification standards.

Aug 18
2015

The Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

Posted by Jessica Hurley in cybersafety , Cyber Security , cyber fraud , cyber criminals , cyber crime

Jessica Hurley

Cybersecurity professionals are always in demand[i]. Threats to intellectual property and sensitive data constantly evolve with technology, which means a security professional’s job is never done. There’s always another security problem to solve.

Aug 18
2015

How to stop Browser Tracking

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , online privacy , Browser Security

Robert Siciliano

Maybe you don’t mind the ads for that bicycle rack following you around in cyberspace after you visited a site for all things bike, but browser trackers (“cookies”) also create a profile of you that gets sold to other advertisers and third parties.


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