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Traditional 2-factor authentication (2FA) is all about your phone or a physical token. But what happens when you lose your mobile phone or the physical token? Then you’ll have to contact Customer Service and the troubles will start as you work to get account access again. Now there is a new option. Facebook has a smart way to […]
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It’s the Wild, Wild West out there when it comes to Distributed Denial of Service attacks(DDoS), and the IoT is not going to peace to the prairies. Brian Krebs, one of the leading cybercrime reporters, just published an epic takedown of the person behind the Mirai malware. Yes, that Mirai used to launch record-breaking DDoS […]
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Location is important when it comes to getting a fashionable wristwatch … and an app for your smartphone. It’s not easy to choose the right store. At the top of every shoppers’ must-visit list is the branded store. Where else can you try on that timepiece in such a beautiful place, under the attentive and […]
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Despite open borders, regional variations persist when it comes to malware distribution – and demonstrating good security habits. Take a five-country boost to your security on Safer Internet Day. Is the distribution of malware influenced by borders? Geography plays a continuing role in determining what types of malware people are exposed to but these country […]
With all the data breaches that happened during 2016 – just think back to the 32 million Twitter passwords on the Dark Web or the time we found out that Mr. Zuckerberg’s password was ‘dadada’ –one should think that people have managed to notice that password security is a good idea and somewhat important. Think […]
The first two questions about malware are impossible to quickly answer in regards to exploit kits – and this is more than an IT communication problem. “What does it do?” is the first question most people have about any new type of malware. That’s logical. Who would NOT want to know about the risks from […]
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A malware infection can do more than leak your contacts and drain your bank account. It might result in you getting shot. A specialized app for sighting field artillery has reportedly been hacked and repackaged with malware. Instead of just helping Ukrainian soldiers set up their artillery units more quickly, the hacker-enhanced app also sent […]