Online Safety

Who’s After Your Data? Learning about Targeted Attacks

An advanced targeted cyberattack on your business can prove devastating to your finances, trade secrets and overall security. How do these advanced targeted attacks, also known as “APTs” or “advanced persistent threats,” differ from the typical hacking or malware scheme, and why should your business worry about them? To begin with, businesspeople who educate themselves on APTs are in a better position to defend themselves against these malicious cybercrimes.

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Identity Theft at a Higher Level

There are so many victims of identify theft. People fall into these traps every year. So many people find themselves looking for a way to scheme other people. The victims of identity theft may do everything in their powers to prevent this. Sometimes those crafty Internet hackers just outsmart some people and find a way to steal the identity.

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Anonymous Attacking Again and Again

They’ve been called hackers on steroids, the shadowy hacker network known as Anonymous. We are seeing a growing cyber threat in the recent attacks launched by Anonymous. The hackers have pulled off some of their most daring attacks yet – targeting the US Government and FBI phone call with Scotland Yard.

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Fix: Recommended For You Popup Ads in Browser

A few weeks ago my wife mentioned that she was always getting a popup displayed in her browser whenever she visited a web site. The popup was an ad that would appear in the lower-right corner of her browser window. At first I thought it was related to the site she was visiting until I saw the popup appear on multiple sites. I wasn’t quite sure what was happening so I decided to do a little research.

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Three Cloud Computing Myths

Like any new technology or technologic solution, cloud computing has been equally hyped and reviled, to the point where a novice to the field, seeking to find accurate information on the cloud’s benefits and disadvantages, will have a very hard time making sense of the information. Obviously, the cloud is not something that can be simplified into one-line assertions. It is a complex system, prepared to respond to specific IT infrastructure and general business needs. Like all systems, it, too, is fallible and will continue to evolve.

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Password Storage Solutions – Why You Need One

While browsing the Internet you may come into contact with more issues then you would like. Keeping your password safe is not an issue you want to deal with. Having a strong password storage manager is really important for your phone and your personal computer. There are many times that you will complete a transaction online without thinking about it.

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Incapsula: New Version Review

A few months ago I switched to Incapsula to help increase the performance of my blog and at the same time add an additional level of security. After testing out the service for several weeks I wrote my review about Incapsula, and in that review I mentioned that the dashboard and reports were comprised of flash objects. This caused both the dashboard and reports to load very slowly

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