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January 17, 2012  10:57 AM

What the heck is a password honeypot?

Posted by: Ken Harthun
hackers, honeypot, Malware, Password best practice

Has your Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail or Skype account ever been hacked? If so, you either have an extremely guessable password, or you gave hackers your login credentials by putting them into a password honeypot. What the heck is a password honeypot? Good question. Let me give you a bit of...

August 14, 2010  7:14 PM

What the Heck Are Botnets?

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Botnet, Cyber-criminal, Cybercrime, honeypot, spam, spambot

Yes, I know that this is an old topic and almost everyone knows about them by now. Or do they? In my tech support activities, I run into all different levels of PC savvy (and lack thereof). The other day, I was explaining in detail a phishing attack that a client had fallen for. I pointed out all...


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