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“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

Fake AT&T emails

February 20th 2013

    As always, you can immediately see that the email is a fake by hovering over hyperlinks.  

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OpenX OnRamp gone for good

February 15th 2013

I suppose it had to happen sooner or later. The attractions for the bad guys were just too great. “OnRamp, a free ad serving service based on open source code, was subjected to a serious malicious hacker intrusion on Saturday, February 9, 2013. After further review of the intrusion, other recent attacks on the service, […]

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Older people and identity theft

February 14th 2013

Two FTC media releases: FTC To Host Workshop Examining the Effects of Identity Theft on Older American http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2013/02/seniortheft.shtm At Tax Time, FTC Reminds Consumers: Watch Out for Identity Theft http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2013/02/taxidtheft.shtm

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FTC Announces New Videos to Help You Be Secure Online

February 14th 2013

I like this. So many people take advantage of “free” wifi, but few realise the dangers. “The new video Using Public Wi-Fi Networks, explains that most public Wi-Fi hotspots don’t encrypt information you send through the network. So, if you login to an unsecured website — say a social networking site — or enter personal […]

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