27 January 2015

Identity Theft Expert

Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

If You use these Passwords, You will get hacked

22 January 2015  |  2110 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Have you heard of iDict? It’s a tool that hackers can use to get passwords via what’s called brute force attacks. It’s designed to crack into iCloud’s passwords, and supposedly it can circumvent Apple’s anti-brute force attack security. But iDict doesn’t have as big a bite as you might think. A long, strong password is no match for iDict. But if ...

Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Fingerprint hacked by a Photo

20 January 2015  |  1237 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You can’t change your fingerprint like you can change your password. But why would you want to change your fingerprint? The thought might cross your mind if your fingerprint gets stolen. How the heck can this happen? Ask Starbug. He’s a hacker who demonstrated just how this could happen at an annual meeting of hackers called the Chaos Communicati...

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In with the New, out with the Old

19 January 2015  |  613 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you plan on getting a new smartphone, have you ever thought of what the next user of your old smartphone will find on it? This assumes you’ll be selling or donating it, of course. Are you SURE th...

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Hacking 2015 and Beyond

18 January 2015  |  2177 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

2015 brings us no closer to putting the lid on hackers as any other year has. The crime of Criminal hacking will prove to be as big as ever in the new year. Here’s what we have to look forward too: ...

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Beware of scary WiFi Virus

14 January 2015  |  1341 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s called Chameleon—a computer virus—but maybe it should be called FrankenVirus. You wouldn’t believe what it can do: literally move through the air, as in airborne—like a biological pathogen. And...

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Post Holiday Online Shopping Security

13 January 2015  |  704 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

When it comes to online security, don’t let your guard down just because the holiday shopping frenzy has passed. In fact, this may be the very time to put your guard up even higher. Though it’s smar...

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Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy hacks

07 January 2015  |  1850 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Makes you wonder what these guys would have accomplished had they been born during the Renaissance…case in point: Kevin Mitnick, whose genius was so impressive as a cyber criminal (he hacked into IBM,...

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Should You Use Near-Field Communications?

26 December 2014  |  1601 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Have you ever wondered what kind of superpower you’d have? I’ve always wanted to send messages and ideas with my mind to others. My dream can sort of come true with near-field communications (NFC). ...

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Synthetic Identity Theft hard to detect

23 December 2014  |  1487 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A criminal can do a lot with “only” your Social Security number, says a report from darkreading.com. Okay, so he doesn’t have the name that goes with the number. Big deal—he’ll just make one up to go ...

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Social Media Identity Theft leads to Arrest

19 December 2014  |  2420 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Are you one who believes you’re too smart, too savvy, to get your identity stolen in the social media world? Nobody thinks this will happen to them, and Stephanie Francis, 24, was no exception to that...

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