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Abandoned Preckwinkle security SUV held campaign materials promoting now-State's Attorney Kim Foxx - Chicago Tribune
Facebook's ex-security chief will start a new center to bring Washington and Silicon Valley together - The Verge
Apple joins forces w/ Google, Microsoft & Mozilla to deprecate 20-year-old web security protocol - 9to5Mac
Protection for Your PC - Painless and Free!
Viruses, Bugs, Worms, Dataminers, Spybots, and Trojan horses. The Internet is a veritable minefield of things that can invade your PC and affect it's Security and Performance.
Information Security for E-businessmen: Just a Couple of Ideas
If you constantly deal with bank or electronic accounts, it must be your worst nightmare--to wake up and learn that you are a bankrupt. Some crook stole your personal data and all the money you have been sweating blood for years has flown to somebody else's account. Almost everybody must have heard that such a tradegy is called identity theft and millions of people in the USA alone suffer the same every year. Poor consolation for its victims, isn't it?
Make Money Online - Latest Scam Disclosed
Before we start, I want to make it clear that this article is about scammers that affect people who make money online by selling digital products, like e-books, software, etc. and have a refund policy, because we have a rather long way until the end and, if you are selling physical product or you money online through affiliate programs that don't involve a refund policy it's probably just a waste of time.
How To Cover Your Tracks On The Internet
Every single time you access a website, you leave tracks. Tracks that others can access. If you don't like the idea, find out what software can help you cover them.
How To Prevent Spyware Attacking Your Computer
Spyware is software or hardware installed on a computer without a user's knowledge. It gathers information and reports it back to its source. It ties up bandwidth, slows down CPU speed and generally is a nuisance.
Personal Firewalls for Home Users
What is a Firewall?
All About Computer Viruses
Your computer is as slow as molasses. Your mouse freezes every 15 minutes, and that Microsoft Word program just won't seem to open.
Click Here To Defeat Evil
Microsoft routinely releases new security updates, many of which are given it's highest severity rating "critical". Here's a typical announcement:
Just Whos Computer is this Anyway?
Well, this is an article I never thought I would have to write. Computer ownership was just not something I thought people would get confused over but, after overhearing a number of conversations last week from my co-workers, I realized that quite a few people just don't know how cut and dry this topic is.
Secrets On Security: A Gentle Introduction To Cryptography
Let us take the example of scrambling an egg. First, crack the shell, pour the contents into a bowl and beat the contents vigorously until you achieved the needed result - well, a scrambled egg. This action of mixing the molecules of the egg is encryption. Since the molecules are mixed-up, we say the egg has achieved a higher state of entropy (state of randomness). To return the scrambled egg to its original form (including uncracking the shell) is decryption. Impossible?
Do You Know What your Kids Are Doing Online?
It's a sad statistic, but hundreds of unsuspecting kids are lured away from home every year by strangers they meet in online chat rooms.
Identity Theft -- 10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Good Name!
Identity Theft is one of the most serious problems facing Internet users. Identity Theft is exactly as the name states -- someone steals your Identity and commits fraud in your name. It can result in untold financial and legal problems that may literally ruin your peace of mind and/or your life. Someone gaining control of your most personal details can reck havoc and result in dire consequences for you and your family.
Phishing: An Interesting Twist On A Common Scam
After Two Security Assessments I Must Be Secure, Right? --------------------------------------- Imagine you are the CIO of a national financial institution and you've recently deployed a state of the art online transaction service for your customers. To make sure your company's network perimeter is secure, you executed two external security assessments and penetration tests. When the final report came in, your company was given a clean bill of health. At first, you felt relieved, and confident in your security measures. Shortly thereafter, your relief turned to concern. "Is it really possible that we are completely secure?" Given you're skepticism, you decide to get one more opinion.
Watching the Watchers: Detection and Removal of Spyware
If spyware were a person and he set himself up in your house, you are likely going to do one of two things. You'll kick him out yourself or you'll call someone (such as the police) to do it for you.
Why you Must Secure your Digital Product and Thank You Web Page
A couple of years back, I paid my dues the 'hard way'.
Recently I have received email from my bank/credit Card Company, eBay & pay pal saying that my account has possibly been compromised and I need to confirm my details and password in order to get continued access.
How to Know Whether an Email is a Fake or Not
A few nights ago I received an email from "2CO" asking me to update my personal data. The sender did not forget to insert a link to log in, too.
Phishing: A Scary Way of Life
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified "phishing" as the "hottest and most troubling new scam on the Internet."
How to Protect Yourself from Viruses, Spyware, Adware, and Other Nuisances
Spyware/adware is a new major concern for PC users everywhere. Infecting your computer silently (usually installed with programs that seem harmless), spyware and adware can collect personal information about you, as well as cause pop up ads to come up all of the time, changing your browsers home page, sometimes even completely disabling your computer's usability.
If You Steal It, They May Come!
Business on the internet is getting down right shameless. This week, my email box was literally filled with hype, overly inflated promises, phish mail, scams, ezines I did not order, and about 14 viagra gimmicks. This makes you wonder what your going to get if you click in the wrong place. What's worse is you may get the same thing several times from different people.
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