2013

December 6, 2013
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gmail hack day 2

The hack attack that compromised nearly two million Internet passwords worldwide highlights consumer vulnerability online—and the need for users to get more sophisticated when it comes to security.

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December 5, 2013
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FacebookWe sure do appreciate this thorough infographic from BestComputerScienceSchools.net because it shows how important it is to take control of your privacy on Facebook. Learn how to manage your privacy—and protect your identity—like an expert with these tips:

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December 5, 2013
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Gmail hack

By now you've heard the news: More than two million passwords for accounts at Gmail, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn sites have been compromised, according to a report from the security firm Trustwave.

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December 5, 2013
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travel

Identity theft doesn’t take a vacation—even when you do.

As winter sets in, the bogus offers go out: phishing emails that can unleash malware on your computer, so-called free vacations and prizes that require a credit card or Social...

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December 4, 2013
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Data breaches are expected to rise in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported. Two reports from security firms Kroll and Experian said that top corporations will need to adjust their cybersecurity practices in order to combat these...

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December 3, 2013
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malware proofAfter Santa delivers the latest-and-greatest electronic gizmos, expect scammers to try for their own leave-behind—malware that can lead to identity theft.

Recent research indicates that mobile malware threats are on the rise, with a...

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December 3, 2013
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Amid the recent changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in March, known as the HIPAA Omnibus rule, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has ramped up its enforcement of the federal privacy legislation.

While vendors and healthcare providers will be held to...

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December 3, 2013
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The holiday season can be a frantic time for shoppers. This year was no different as Thanksgiving and Black Friday had an estimated $12.3 billion in sales this year, USA Today reported. For...

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November 25, 2013
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Thankful for privacy

During this season of giving, our gratitude usually focuses on the year’s blessings of friends and family, health and happiness . . . and maybe even the cook behind the holiday feast.

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November 22, 2013
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online shopping

In song, the 12 days of Christmas include partridges, turtledoves, French hens, calling birds, geese and swans. In reality, scammers fly high on unsuspecting pigeons vulnerable to their holiday hoaxes.

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