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What Was Scary About Blackhat 2017?

02 August 2017  |  5904 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As you might know, at the end of July, all types of hackers came to Las Vegas to attend Blackhat 2017. During the conference, some pretty scary hacks were exposed, and we can all take this as a lesson on what we are up against in this technology-heavy world. Here are some of the scariest hacks we learned about during Blackhat 2017: Carwash Hijacki...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Black Hat 2017 was an Amazing Event

29 July 2017  |  6516 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In July, more than 15,000 security pros, hackers, hobbyists, and researchers met in Las Vegas for the Black Hat Conference 2017 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. This was the 20th year that the security conference was held, and both black and white hat hackers joined together to discuss security. For two decades, Black Hat has gained a reputation for ...

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Blackhat Hackers Love Office Printers

28 July 2017  |  5127 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The term, or in this case the word “blackhat” in tech generally refers to a criminal hacker. The opposite of black is white and a “whitehat” is a security professional. These terms originate from the ...

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Getting Owned or Pwned SUCKS!

13 June 2017  |  5675 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A well done New York Times article recently re-introduced this topic to the masses. Being “owned” isn’t new, but the term is not becoming part of popular culture. If you use the internet or are often ...

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Parents Beware of Finstagram

27 April 2017  |  5147 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You have surely heard of Instagram, the photo sharing social network, but what about “Finstagram?” If you are like most parents, you have rules about the social media practices of your kids. However, ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How to Make Dollar 5 Million a Day in Cybercrime

08 February 2017  |  4460 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This post isn’t exactly a “how to” but if your current employment isn’t bringing in the bacon, I’m sure your criminal mind can figure it out. In the biggest digital advertising fraud in the history of...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Fake News is Becoming Too Real

17 January 2017  |  4175 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Fake news is a problem that is taking the internet by storm, and it ran rampant during the 2016 Presidential Election. In fact, many believe that fake news stories had a strong impact on the outcome o...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

The Switch to the Chip Card - One Year Later

02 November 2016  |  5914 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The October anniversary of the liability shift has passed, and anniversaries are an excellent time to look back on progress…this is no exception. The U.S. EMV migration plan was set four years ago as...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Can Two-Factor Authentication actually fail?

06 July 2016  |  3333 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You’ve probably read many times that two-factor authentication is a superb extra layer of protection against a thief hacking into your accounts, because gaining access requires entering a One Time Pas...

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Identity Theft getting even worse

01 July 2016  |  4661 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 2015, depending on the kind and type of identity theft we are talking about, identity thieves impacted 1.5 million people or more, says the Javelin Strategy & Research report. That’s more than ...

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