Security

For Advisors With An Android Phone Or Tablet, Here’s How To Turn On Android’s New Remote Lockdown Feature

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by agluck     September 24, 2013      0.0 (0) A new remote lockdown and data-wipe feature for Android phones was released by Google today that is free and very important to financial advisors.     The remote lockdown and erase feature is now built right into the Android operating system and managed from your Google account. Here’s how to set up this feature to protect da

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Dropbox Gets Reverse Eingineered, Which Means It's More Hackable Than Previously Thought

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by agluck     August 26, 2013      0.0 (0)   Two programmers laim to have reverse-engineered Dropbox, saying they bypassed Dropbox's two-factor authentication and hijacked Dropbox accounts.      

Indictment Of Hackers Hints At New Risk To Financial Markets Infrastruscture; What Hackers Want

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by agluck     July 26, 2013      0.0 (0) The indictment on Thursday of a long-running hacking ring is kindling fears that rogue programmers are not just interested in stealing identities and money but are also trying to destabilize stock exchanges and technology infrastructure supporting financial markets.   The New York Times reports five Eastern European computer programmers wer

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Source Code For Financial Malware Is Up For Sale At A Very Low Price, Researchers Say

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by agluck     June 18, 2013      0.0 (0) The source code for a malicious banking Trojan program is being offered for sale on the underground market at a very affordable price, which could result in additional financial malware being developed in the future.

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BlackBerry Issues Security Alert: System For Finding A Lost Phone Can Be Used To Gain Access

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by agluck     June 18, 2013      0.0 (0) BlackBerry has issued a security advisory to customers who have purchased the company's Z10 smartphone—the flagship device of BlackBerry's relaunch in February.

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