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September 14, 2013  11:07 PM

LastPass would shut down service before cooperating with NSA over weakening or installing backdoor



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

According to USA Today, The NSA and its British counterpart, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have cracked encryption codes and have inserted secret "back doors" into...

September 8, 2013  11:04 PM

Patch Tuesday: 8 remote code execution holes



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft Windows, Secure Computing, Security, Security bulletin, Security management, Vulnerabilities

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September 7, 2013  3:33 PM

What does the future hold for passwords?



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

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July 31, 2013  10:56 PM

Humor: Bob, you’ve been phished!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Fraud, Humor, Phishing, Security, Security Humor, Video

Time to lighten up a bit. This hokey "PSA" about phishing is really true, but the payoff in hilarity comes at the end. Pay careful attention to the "date" that Bob managed to finally get from that online dating site. Hope your July was great and here's to a fantastic month of August!


July 31, 2013  12:41 AM

Internet Safety: A Cautionary Tale



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

One more on the dangers of the internet and this one is the best yet. Good tips wrapped up in a credible story.

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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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July 28, 2013  9:20 PM

Everyone knows Sarah



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

Every day, I see student computers and laptops infected with malware. Every day, I see questionable posts made by people who think only their friends can see what they write. That's what "Sarah" thought and this video is a reminder that the internet is a very dangerous--and public--place. Please...


July 27, 2013  4:22 PM

Criminal ransomware tricks child sex abuse image addict into turning self in to cops



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Malware, Poetic Justice, Secure Computing, Security

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July 25, 2013  12:15 AM

Video: The internet is a dangerous place



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Secure Computing, Security, Video, YouTube

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July 14, 2013  7:42 PM

How to defeat online surveillance



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Big Brother, cyber security, Cybersecurity, Encryption, InfoSec, Infowar, Security

By now, we all know that each of us is being monitored: All of our electronic communications, email, Internet traffic, cell phone transmissions, faxes, even landline (which is really all delivered via microwave towers these days) is being intercepted and recorded in massive data centers run by the...


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