Security

Did You Ever Imagine A Day When Your Computer And Files Would Be Held Hostage?

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by BrianEdelman     October 09, 2012      0.0 (0) You can stop imagining because it has happened. We recently had a client contact us about a message that was popping up when they tried to log into their laptop. The message read something along the lines of “Warning we have indicated your computer to have child pornography on it. The FBI has been contacted and you nee

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Germany Urges Public To Stop Using Internet Explorer?

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by BrianEdelman     September 19, 2012      0.0 (0) In a recent article published in Reuters it states that the government in Germany is urging the public to stop using Internet Explorer due to a recent vulnerability that was discovered.   This bug allows hackers to infect the PC of somebody who visits a malicious website and take control of their computer.  

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Hacker Claims To Have Stolen 12 Million iPad And iPhone Apple Device IDs And Posts A Million Of Them To Prove It

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by agluck     September 04, 2012      0.0 (0) A hacker has published more than a million Apple Unique Device IDs (UDIDs) and claims to have an additional 11 million device IDs along with the personal information associated with them.  

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USA Today Reports On A Phishing Scam Aimed At Tricking Financial Advisors Into Wiring Client Money

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by agluck     August 28, 2012      0.0 (0) In a new twist on an old phishing scam, cyber-robbers are reportedly using e-mail to con financial advisers into wiring cash out of clients' online investment accounts. A "veteran financial planner" was duped by a Gmail message appearing to arrive from an insurance company executive.

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Dropbox Two-Step Verification Security Available For Testing, And Security Experts Are Already Criticizing It

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by agluck     August 27, 2012      0.0 (0) Dropbox users now have the option to make it more difficult for attackers to access their stored items. The added layer of security prompts users to input their cell phone number into the website, receive a six-digit numeric code, and then provide this back to the Dropbox, which then assigns users a unique 16-digit password, according to Informat

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