Security

If A Stranger With An Indian Accent Calls From Microsoft Tech Support Saying Your Computer Has Been Compromised And Is At Great Risk, It’s A Scam

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by agluck     October 28, 2013      0.0 (0)   A man with an Indian accent called my home -office number this past weekend claiming to work for Microsoft. My wife handed the phone to me because she could not tell if the guy was selling something, trying to con us, or really was from Microsoft tech support.   He asked me if I had access to my computer and told me to run a Windo

Schwab Phishing Scam May Be Targeting Some Advisor Clients

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by agluck     October 21, 2013      0.0 (0) Schwab Advisor Servcies today alerted some RIAs about a new phishing scam that is being directed at some Schwab clients.     

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Researcher Uncovers Backdoor Vulnerability in D-Link Routers

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by agluck     October 14, 2013      0.0 (0) A security researcher this weekend discovered a backdoor vulnerability with certain D-Link routers that might allow cyber criminals to alter a router's setting without a username or password, and D-Link says it is working on a fix.

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5 Ways To Secure Personal Info

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by BrianEdelman     October 09, 2013      0.0 (0) If you are a small business owner or manager you are likely the person that everyone turns to when things are going well, and not so well. One problem you may face is a security breach, where private information is stolen or leaked. If this were to happen, you will likely be asked questions and maybe even held accountable. Therefore, it is

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Brilliant Question From An A4A Member About Google's New Remote-Lockdown Feature For Android Phones And Tablets; If Your Google Account Gets Hacked, Can The Hacker Lock You Out Of Your Phone Or Tablet?

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by agluck     October 02, 2013      0.0 (0) Brilliant question from an A4A member today about Android’s new feature that allows you to remotely lock or erase data on your Android phone in case it is lost or stolen. This security feature is great for financial advisors because you can lock or erase data on your Android device remotely by logging into your Google account and using Goo

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