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Jun 16
2015

How to plan for Digital Disasters

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , Digital Security , digital devices

Robert Siciliano

In this day and age, we should never hear someone proclaim, “Oh my God, my computer crashed! I lost everything!” You can’t lose something that’s been properly backed up.

Jun 15
2015

What is a Cache?

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

Robert Siciliano

Perhaps someone has told you that you need to “clear your cache,” but what does this mean and why should you do it? A cache is a folder of recently visited webpages, which is stored on your computer’s hard drive, and maintained by your Internet browser.

Jun 03
2015

What is the Cloud?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , online safety , online privacy , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

You’ve probably heard of people storing information in “the cloud,” but what does that really mean, and is it safe to put your data there?

May 04
2015

3 Ways We are Tricked into Cyber Attacks

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , hacked , Cyber Security , cyber fraud , cyber crime

Robert Siciliano

So just how are hackers able to penetrate all these huge businesses? Look no further than employee behavior—not an inside job, but innocent employees being tricked by the hacker.

Apr 29
2015

Protect Yourself from Online Fraud

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Online Security , online safety , online privacy , online fraud , cyber crime

Cinthia Pilar

Yes, it’s possible: preventing fraudsters from getting you via online trickery and other stealthy actions. Yes, it’s possible to be thinking one step ahead of cyber criminals. Let’s begin with e-mails—the conduit through which so many cyber crimes like ID theft occur.

Apr 28
2015

Trolls get Dose of Reality

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Online Security , online safety , online privacy

Cinthia Pilar

Well, you know that old saying: The viciousness of an online bully’s attack is inversely proportional to the size of his (you fill in the blank), I was thinking ego.

Apr 26
2015

5 Online Security Tips You need to know

Posted by Robert Siciliano in password , Online Security , online safety , Malware , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

It’s up to the potential victim—the user—YOU—to make your computer or smartphone very difficult for Joe Hackster to infiltrate.

Apr 19
2015

Keyloggers log wirelessly

Posted by Robert Siciliano in password security , Online Security , keylogger

Robert Siciliano

Gee, it sounds like something out of one of those 1970s TV shows about government spies, but it’s reality: Plug this little thing into a wall socket and it records the keystrokes of a person nearby typing into a Microsoft wireless keyboard. The little gadget sends the information back to the gadget’s owner over the Internet.

Apr 18
2015

4 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Digital Life

Posted by Robert Siciliano in privacy policy , password security , Online Security , data security , data privacy

Robert Siciliano

Spring is in the air (if you’re in the northern hemisphere) and it’s traditionally a time to clean every nook and cranny and get rid of excess stuff in your house. But it’s also a good time to clean up your digital life. Just like your house, your digital life needs a good cleaning once in a while, but sometimes this can seem like a daunting task, so here’s some tips for you to get started.

Jan 24
2012

Necessary Security Updates for 2012

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , 2012

Robert Siciliano

There are changes coming in the world of security technology. Never before have so many criminals been so organized across borders as they are today. The Internet has spawned international crime syndicates of the best of the best criminal minds, who seek to take from you, your government, and all the merchants we rely on to provide products and services.


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