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6 Ways to Stay Safe Online

August 18, 2017

In the last several years cyber security has become a major issue, not only for major stores like Home Depot, Target, a...

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Never Put These Docs in Your Wallet

May 17, 2016

Yes, believe it or not, you CAN get by in life with a wallet that just has a little cash, a store card or two, one to tw...

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Google Alert Scams

May 10, 2016

If you want to know the latest on "any topic," just sign up for Google Alerts. Google will e-mail you notifications of n...

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    Researcher Says HTTPS Can Track You
    Perhaps you've read that "HTTPS" at the start of a website address means that the site is secure, encrypted. However, a feature of the HTTPS can track you, says an article at theregister.co.uk. HTTP is not secure. Carnegie Me...
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    FBI Warns of Cyber Attacks
    Iran is in the news again as the bad guy-this time in the form of potential cyber attacks that the FBI is warning America's businesses about. An Iranian hacking ring has the FBI concerned that they may pounce on U.S. business...
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    Symantec Swipes Boeing’s Big Data Engineers
    Poor Narus. First, the internet-filtering software company got nabbed by Boeing in 2010. Next thing they know, Symantec snapped up the cybersecurity unit last week for its own designs. Narus employs over 65 data scientists a...
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    Beware of Scary WiFi Virus
    It's called Chameleon-a computer virus-but maybe it should be called FrankenVirus. You wouldn't believe what it can do: literally move through the air, as in airborne-like a biological pathogen. And like some Franken-creation...
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    Stuart Varney Allows John McAfee to Hack Him on Live TV
    Fox television host Stuart Varney allegedly demonstrated live on his television program how the infamous Sony hack might have occurred. During a segment called "The Cyber Threat," Varney interviewed John McAfee who purported ...
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    Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy Hacks
    Makes you wonder what these guys would have accomplished had they been born during the Renaissance...case in point: Kevin Mitnick, whose genius was so impressive as a cyber criminal (he hacked into IBM, Motorola, Sun Microsys...
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    Top 3 Best Antivirus Programs in Real World Tests
    Is your antivirus software really protecting you? It's hard to know, right? You do some research, trust some experts, and then cross your fingers and hope that your computer is protected. Unfortunately, most people only ...
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    Background Checks Aren't as Easy as You'd Think
    With seemingly more and more people being harassed, stalked and getting their identities stolen, the rate of background check requests (e.g., a small business owner hiring a private investigator) has increased quite a bit. Th...
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    Ex-Symantec Marketing Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
      It's a special person who thinks she's smart enough to steal from a software security company. Apparently, former Symantec Marketing Director Lena "Mickey" Jacobs Coombs thought she was in that category. Turns out, the...
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    Chip and PIN, Will It Save Us?
    Many Americans, says a recent survey by Gallup, worry about a data breach connected to the use of their credit cards. Interestingly, many people use a credit card for everything under the sun: even just a soda and bag of chi...

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