November 29, 2013  11:14 PM

Adobe hack: Check your email address now



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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November 28, 2013  12:03 AM

Security best practice: How to store user passwords



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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October 27, 2013  11:17 PM

Update: Tighten security with your hosts file



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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October 26, 2013  10:44 PM

Got CryptoLocker? Your data is probably toast



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Encryption, Malware, Security, Security best practice

CryptoLocker is a particularly nasty piece of malware that encrypts dozens of file types including .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pst, .dwg, .rtf, .dbf, .psd, .raw, and .pdf  then demands you pay a "ransom" to get the key to unlock your data. If you see this pop-up on...


October 5, 2013  7:30 PM

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month



Posted by: Ken Harthun
National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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September 30, 2013  12:40 AM

Software vulnerabilities are on the rise



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security best practice, Security management, Vulnerabilities

Every year, Secunia publishes its Secunia Vulnerability Review. The 2013 version results do not bode well for our state of security. Here are some of their findings from 2012:

In 2012, 2,503 vulnerable...


September 28, 2013  10:26 PM

Ten steps to avoid being one of the73% of WordPress sites vulnerable to attack



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management, Two-factor authentication, Vulnerabilities, WordPress

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September 28, 2013  6:20 PM

Minimum effective security



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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July 31, 2013  12:40 AM

Three ways to deal with an attack on your network



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Ethical hacking, Hacker, hackers, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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