25 November 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

10 tips to Secure Passwords

20 November 2014  |  949 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ever wonder just how hackers bust into systems and cause destruction? One reason is because people are still using weak passwords. While your pet’s name and wedding anniversary dates are easy to remember and sentimental to use, this approach makes a hacker’s job all too easy. Here are 10 things you should know about passwords. Never use the sam...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Study Shows 67 percent of Employees Expose Data Outside

19 November 2014  |  671 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

IDC, an IT analyst firm, estimates that the mobile worker population could reach 1.3 billion by 2015, meaning, they access workplace data outside the workplace. This is risky because it exposes data to hackers. In fact, the safety of what’s displayed on the computer screen in public is of huge concern. The 3M Visual Data Breach Risk Assessment S...

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Cloud Data Breaches mo' Money

18 November 2014  |  474 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

IT people need to beef up their opinions about cloud security, says a recent report by the Ponemon Institute called “Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect.” Yes, data breaches occur in the cloud...

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Hackers and Banks win, Clients lose

12 November 2014  |  1330 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Don’t blame the hackers; don’t blame the bank; apparently it’s the victim’s fault that a Missouri escrow firm was robbed of $440,000 in a cybercrime, says a report on computerworld.com. The attack ...

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How your Webcam may be spying on You

11 November 2014  |  791 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Remember that song from 1984, “Somebody’s watching me?” It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home…through your co...

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Security is Everyone’s responsibility

08 November 2014  |  964 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the movies, the good guys always get the bad guys. In cyber reality, no such thing exists. A survey of 5,000 IT security professionals turns up the following: 63% doubt they can stop data breac...

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What is Criminal Identity Theft?

31 October 2014  |  692 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Identity theft gets all kinds of buzz in the news. It’s not hard to see why—in 2012, over 16.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft. What most people don’t know is that identity theft is m...

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8 Tips to Credit Card Security

03 October 2014  |  2286 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Despite the fact that tens of millions of consumers were hit by the numerous big breaches, and tens of millions more by less sensationalized breaches, you can still take the reins and yield some prote...

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Medical Identity Theft Can be Deadly

24 July 2014  |  701 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you feel like you are starting to get the flu, going to the doctor’s office can get you some medicine and get you on the road to recovery. But, there’s no pill or surgery that can protect you from ...

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Phishing Alert: 8 Tips to protect yourself from Attacks

17 July 2014  |  1297 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s as easy for hackers to phish out your personal data as it is to sit in a canoe on a still pond, cast the bait and wait for the fish to bite. So many people fail to learn about phishing scams, a...

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