2014

October 3, 2014
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Shellshock consumers

Shellshock is a software bug that threatens the overall security of the Internet and, by extension, the information you store online and websites you visit.

Shellshock was...

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October 3, 2014
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California law

California has toughened up its data disclosure law, pioneering legislation enacted in 2003 that directs companies and organizations to inform individuals when their personal data is compromised.

An amendment,...

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October 2, 2014
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Londers Wi-Fi

Would you sign over your firstborn to use public Wi-Fi? Some busy Londoners did just that in an experiment to show the need for education around security issues with Wi-Fi usage.

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September 26, 2014
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3C Privleged Accounts

Companies have been distributing privileged accounts to employees and vendors for the past 20 years without considering the security ramifications.

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September 26, 2014
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Two major government agencies in charge of cybersecurity have issued a warning about the rising threat of insiders who may cause data breaches or destroy sensitive information, according to a release by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

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September 23, 2014
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ITRC FTC pass it on

If you’ve ever had to help someone understand a new piece of technology or a new app or program, you can end up feeling like a one-person tech support team, but a new campaign is underway that can help you...

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September 23, 2014
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itrc data breach victim

Everywhere you turn these days, it seems as though there is another news story about another data breach. The stories help educate the public about how vulnerable their personal information is...

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September 23, 2014
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Home Depot client

Home Depot customers who shopped there this summer must take steps to protect their credit card accounts. The home improvement retailer has confirmed that the account...

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September 22, 2014
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Former employees of Home Depot said they voiced their criticism of the company's security vulnerabilities years before its massive data breach, but the company did not respond quickly enough, ...

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September 19, 2014
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When he was a master identity thief in the 1960s, Frank Abagnale said he used to make his own fraudulent ID cards and forge checks, according to his interview with ...

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