27 November 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

The Credit Card Fraud Mob Boss

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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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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How The Internet of Things can go very wrong

25 November 2014  |  520 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 have hacked many medical devices. Though it apparently hasn’t happened in the real world, yet, but it looks like it’s only a matter of time before med...

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10 tips to Secure Passwords

20 November 2014  |  1051 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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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Study Shows 67 percent of Employees Expose Data Outside

19 November 2014  |  724 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  |  490 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  |  1362 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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Security is Everyone’s responsibility

08 November 2014  |  975 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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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Expect all Free Mobile Apps to leak your Data

04 November 2014  |  1309 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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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

PC Hard Drive Maintenance 101

07 October 2014  |  1338 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Keeping your hard drive in tip-top shape is key to a well-running computer. A crashed hard drive means smacking a big wet-one goodbye to all of your data. Eliminate Unnecessary Data De-clutter the ...

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Identity proofing proves who You are

16 September 2014  |  1709 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Identity proofing is proof of whom you are. Proving one’s identity starts with that person answering questions that only they themselves can answer (even if the answers are fictitious), such as their ...

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