Using external, public data sources, researchers have scoured 10 million passwords from data breaches that happened in 2016. A full 50% of breached accounts used one of these 25 passwords. Do you see your password on the list below? Go change it right now. Seriously. This is not the popularity contest you want to win. […]
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Contributed by Kristin A Abraham| February 14, 2017| Tags: Security Phishing is a widespread problem and poses a huge risk to individuals and organizations. Phishing has – in one form or another – been around for years via phone calls and physical letter scams. Now, cybercriminals view phishing attacks as a successful and easy way to […]
This is a great article by Kim Crawley at tripwire.com about how to recycle your devices. It covers not only phones but XBox/360 and PS3/4s as well as Iphones, androids and smart TYs, . Just brilliant!
The best way to protect a router from malicious software is not to turn it off when it is not in use, but to secure it with a strong password. Using a strong password — which should ideally contain a long mix of letters, numbers and symbols — will protect your router far better than […]
Lots of personal and professional data is probably stored on your phone. This makes it a prime target for the hackers who use the mobile network as a path to access contents of your device. It’s known as handheld hacking. How do I prevent handheld hacking? • Regularly update your phone’s operating system. • Set […]