27 November 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling

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Vacationers and tourists provide a vast feeding ground for all sorts of crooks: from the simple pick-pocketing specialist to the hotel room burglar to the e-thief: credit card skimming and computer crimes. You can even have your identity stolen while sunning on that white beach. Avoid Traveling Scams with These Tips Don’t post your vacation or ...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

The Credit Card Fraud Mob Boss

26 November 2014  |  965 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There once was a guy named Albert Gonzalez who dressed like a woman—but not because he got off on this, but because he wanted to conceal his actual appearance while he used a ream of phony cards to steal money from an ATM in 2003. A cop noticed the activity and didn’t quite buy the disguise. The police officer nabbed the thin, disheveled Gonzale...

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How The Internet of Things can go very wrong

25 November 2014  |  565 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Internet—one of history’s greatest inventions—is also one of history’s greatest platforms for crime. Here are ways things can go very wrong with the Internet of Things. Med-hacking. Researchers ...

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10 tips to Secure Passwords

20 November 2014  |  1070 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 remem...

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Study Shows 67 percent of Employees Expose Data Outside

19 November 2014  |  729 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 t...

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Cloud Data Breaches mo' Money

18 November 2014  |  493 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

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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  |  796 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  |  979 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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Expect all Free Mobile Apps to leak your Data

04 November 2014  |  1312 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mashable.com says that recently over 98,000 photos have been leaked from Snapsaved.com, which has shut down. The Snapchat app makers won’t take any credit, even though previously, 4.7 million phone nu...

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