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April, 2011


April 30, 2011  10:37 PM

Think You’re Not a Target Because You’re Small? Think Again



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Credit Card Fraud, data breach, Data Theft, Hacker, Online banking fraud, security audits, Security best practice, SQL Injection

If you pay attention to mainstream media, you can easily get the wrong idea about online attacks. The press usually only covers the sensational data breaches like the recent Epsilon and Sony fiascoes. Truth is, there are far more people at risk than the press leads you to believe. Consider the...

April 30, 2011  3:32 PM

New York Yankees Leaks Personal Info of 21,000 Season Ticket Holders



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Leak, Identity Theft, insecure, Privacy, Security, security awareness

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April 29, 2011  2:49 AM

How to Secure WordPress in Five Easy Steps



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security best practice, WordPress

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April 27, 2011  10:44 PM

Personal Data of 70 Million People Stolen in PlayStation Network Hack



Posted by: Ken Harthun
data breach, Fraud, hackers, Identity Theft, Sony

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April 27, 2011  9:15 PM

Hard Drive Steganography?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Hiding, Encryption, Forensics, Steganography

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April 26, 2011  11:25 PM

Extremely Robust Security, the Google Way



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data destruction, Data sanitization, physical security, Security best practice, Video

Google recently released a video shows the...


April 26, 2011  12:08 AM

Beware Cloud Data Storage–Pre-encrypt



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, Data Privacy, DataManagement, Encryption

Before you consider a cloud storage solution, be sure you research their policies thoroughly. I have used Dropbox in the past based on these features (from their website):

Your stuff is safe

Dropbox protects your files without...


April 23, 2011  1:43 PM

Privacy is Dead



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Internet, Privacy, Thought Police

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April 22, 2011  1:17 AM

Microsoft Launches Free On-Demand Virus & Malware Scanner



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Malware, Microsoft, microsoft security essentials

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April 20, 2011  10:50 PM

Geek Speak: Password Stuff



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Hacking, Password, passwords

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