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17 posts categorized "May 2013"

How To Recover From A Social Hack

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Social hack_blogHave you ever thought about how much of your life is stored on Facebook? Birthdays, graduations, holidays, old boyfriends and girlfriends, babies – it’s all on there. And have you ever thought about what would happen if a hacker was able to access that information and wreak havoc on your account?

 

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Category: Internet Security, Social Media, Tips & Tricks Comments

Watering Hole Attacks – How Do They Work?

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Watering hole attacks_blogWatering hole attacks are one of the newer developments targeted at disrupting your internet security. And while it sounds quite silly, especially when you think about it in the wildlife sense, it is, in fact, proving to be quite a successful tactic for cybercriminals.

 

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Category: Identity Protection, Internet Security Comments

How Do Cybercrooks Actually Steal Your Data?

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Identity_fraud_protection_blogOver the last year, the world has witnessed large-scale financial fraud. And while we spend a lot of time talking about identity protection, today’s blog is about how the cybercriminals actually go about stealing your data, how they go about conducting these massive espionage initiatives and other attack methods, like identity theft.

 

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Is NFC Technology Enabling Mobile Security Threats?

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

NFC_mobile_security_risksFirst off, let’s establish what NFC means. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and is a form of technology that wirelessly sends payment information. Think virtual wallets. By installing an NFC chip within your smartphone, you can store your credit card info and pay by swiping your phone over the credit card reader. Pretty nifty!

 

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How To Protect Your Children From Identity Theft

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Child_identity_theft_blogSomeone is stealing from your children, and it’s not Okay. But what are YOU doing about it?

This is one of the newest issues in internet security over the last few years, with an estimated 10% of children becoming victims. Online identity theft has been around for a while, but child identity theft is a newer development.

 

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Category: Identity Protection, Internet Security, Tips & Tricks Comments

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