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Robert Siciliano

10 Ways To Prevent Phishing

The Anti Phishing Working Group published a new report seeking to understand such trends by quantifying the scope of the global phishing problem, especially by examining domain name usage and phish

19 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Mobile Phone Becoming Bigger Target For Hackers

Mobile Internet access and mobile service usage is growing rapidly and cyber criminals are expected to pay more attention to this sector. Mobile device platforms compete for innovation created by appl...

14 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Want Privacy? On Facebook? Shut Up!

There seems to be a groundswell of people who are anti-Facebook today. Google “Facebook” and “Privacy” and 761,000,000, that’s seven hundred and sixty-one million results come up in a quarter secon

13 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Top 10 Jobs For Criminal Hackers

So you wanna go to the dark side? You’ve been hearing all about this hacking thing and you’d like to impress your girlfriend and show her how you can hack into corporate databases eh? Well, first if y...

12 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Criminal Hackers Had Their Best Year

The FBI reported that last year, organized criminals made double what was reported in 2008. Phishing emails containing the name and logo of the FBI were one of the top money makers for scam artists

12 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Why Everyone Should Learn to Be A Hacker

I know enough about hacking to make all of my software un-usable, mess up my operating system, and crash my PC. I also know enough about hacking to re-install my operating system, re-install all my so...

11 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Why We Need Secure Identification

New York police have served warrants dozens of times to an elderly couple looking for suspects the couple has no knowledge of. “Police have knocked on their door 50-plus times since the couple moved ...

08 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Secret Service: ATM Card Skimming 5 Times Higher This Year

ATM skimming is approaching a billion-dollar issue. ATM skimming is happening coast to coast and there seems to be no end in sight. Skimming devices have been found recently at ATMs at a Bank of Amer...

07 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Why American's Identities Are Easily Stolen

We can fix this thing, but we won’t because we don’t want to be inconvenienced. I’m introduced to amazing technologies every week that will stop this. All they need is government support and system wi...

07 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

Personal Knowledge or Qualifying Questions as Authenticators

How many times have you forgotten a password? Fortunately the website you were on only needed your username or an email address and they would respond with a few questions for you to answer. Once you ...

04 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

A Great Way to Ruin an Online Reputation

I’m all about transparency. But that’s just me. Not everyone is so forthright. Most people prefer to fly a click or more below the radar and never have a light shine on them. I prefer to make sure wha...

01 May 2010
Robert Siciliano

9 Year Old Kid Hacks Schools Computers

Hacking has gone from “phreaking”- hacking phone systems to “cracking”-breaking into networks for fun and fame and over the past 5 years criminal hackers from all over the world are targeting huge dat...

30 Apr 2010