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January, 2010


January 21, 2010  1:54 AM

Web 2.0 Security: Identity Theft



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security practice, Web 2.0 Security

What's on your social network profile? You have to be careful what you put up there because even seemingly basic information about you can give away some valuable tidbits –- your name and date of birth, for instance –- that identity thieves can use to guess passwords or...

January 19, 2010  2:18 AM

Web 2.0 Security: XSS, CSRF Attacks



Posted by: Ken Harthun
CSRF, Social Networking Hacks, Web 2.0 Security, XSS

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January 18, 2010  3:06 AM

“14 Golden Rules of Computer Security” Released



Posted by: Ken Harthun
14 Golden Rules of Computer Security, Free Download, Security

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January 14, 2010  9:17 PM

Beware Haiti Spam & Phishing Emails



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Fraud, Haiti Earthquake, Phishing, spam

With the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti, everyone should beware of any emails or solicitations on social networking sites asking for donations to help the citizens of Haiti. The cyber-slime out there typically begin exploiting the gullible shortly after such an event. This comes via


January 11, 2010  12:45 AM

Survey: IT Security Challenges 2010



Posted by: Ken Harthun
IT Security Challenges 2010, Security, security awareness, Survey, Training and Certification

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January 6, 2010  1:37 AM

ABA Recommends Using Dedicated PC for Online Banking



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Firewalls, Microsoft steady state, Online banking fraud, secrurity practice, Security, security awareness, Security policy

This is an idea that has been floating around for awhile. I recommended Convert a USB Thumb Drive into a...

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