Security

Inside A Vicious Phishing Scam Targeting RIAs: Read The Emails That Nearly Defrauded A Successful Financial Planning Firm Of $35,000

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by agluck     March 29, 2014      0.0 (0) Here’s a cautionary tale of an advisor who nearly fell victim to a $35,000 phishing scam that is targeting investment advisors.   The RIA, co-owned by an advisor I’ve known for many years, has changed its procedures since the incident occurred 11 months ago, and he did come to eventually realize that it was a scammer before send

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Influential Online Privacy Advocate Says Google Removed Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental

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by agluck     December 13, 2013      0.0 (0) Google willfully created a "hole in the Android security model" that the Electronic Frontier Foundation is livid about, "and a billion people's data is being sucked through."   "The disappearance of App Ops is alarming news for Android users, says the EFF post. EFF is a respected US-based international non-prof

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Adobe Breach Shows You How Using The Same Password At Many Sites Can Make You And Your Clients More Vulnerable To Hackers And Real Crooks

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by agluck     November 15, 2013      0.0 (0) A programmer, acting on a dare from a friend, used a security weakness in Adobe's account system to find out his friend's Adobe account password and eventually parlayed that password into access to people's financial accounts.  

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Clever Phishing Scam Tells You Your Credit Card Limit Was Hiked

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by agluck     November 11, 2013      0.0 (0) Here's a phishing scheme to tell clients about.

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CryptoLocker - What You Need To Know

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by BrianEdelman     October 30, 2013      0.0 (0) One of the biggest threats to the security of any business network is malware. There are many different forms of malware out there that can infect systems in a nearly unlimited number of ways.

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