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Could Your Organization Fall Victim To Phishing? 5 Tips For Reducing The Risk

Could Your Organization Fall Victim To Phishing? 5 Tips For Reducing The Risk
by Forbes
A decade after the first appearance of “phishing” (the practice of infiltrating or infecting a network by sending emails disguised to look like ordinary mail from a co-worker or familiar organization), the security... Read more Feb 24 2014, 8:36am CST
 

Syrian Electronic Army surprised Forbes with hacking into one million user accounts

Syrian Electronic Army surprised Forbes with hacking into one million user accounts
by Ahmed Humayun
Forbes cautions users and instructs them to change passwords Read more Feb 17 2014, 12:46pm CST
 

Instagram Bug Let Hackers Peak At Private Photos

Instagram Bug Let Hackers Peak At Private Photos
by Forbes
If at any point before last Tuesday you suddenly found your private Instagram pics embarrassingly exposed to public perusal, Christian Lopez might be able to offer an explanation. In August of last year, Lopez... Read more Feb 10 2014, 6:47pm CST
 

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses

Feds Take Down Hackers-For-Hire Who Provided Passwords To Suspicious Spouses
by Forbes
If scouring Facebook for clues of infidelity isn’t sufficient, what else is a jealous lover to do but hack into his or her significant other’s email? That was the philosophy behind “Needapassword.com,” a site that’s... Read more Jan 31 2014, 1:58am CST
 

Yahoo Breach: email account passwords stolen

Yahoo Breach: email account passwords stolen
by Associated Press
Yahoo says usernames and passwords stolen, information used to gather names, addresses NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo said Thursday that usernames and passwords of its email customers have been stolen and used to access accounts... Read more Jan 30 2014, 11:50pm CST
 

Security Alert: The Alarming Lifecycle Of American SMS Spam

Security Alert: The Alarming Lifecycle Of American SMS Spam
by Forbes
Detailed graphics, blowing wide open the alarming way text message (SMS) spam spreads across the U.S., have prompted chief information officers at telecoms firms to start taking aggressive preventative action. The... Read more Jan 27 2014, 10:05am CST
 

Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear

by Associated Press
Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by... Read more Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST
 

Google Stopped Hacking of Iranian Gmail Accounts

Google Stopped Hacking of Iranian Gmail Accounts
by Sumayah Aamir
The Iranian elections are coming up soon and there has been an attempt at hacking scads of Gmail accounts. Google reported that it had stopped hackers from gaining access to the Gmail accounts of many Iranians. Read more Jun 13 2013, 9:33am CDT
 

Twitter finally gets login verification feature

Twitter finally gets login verification feature
by Gene Ryan Briones
It's an answered prayer to many, particularly to heavy users of the social blogging platform known as Twitter. Today, Twitter is announcing the launch of a new security feature to better protect its users from the... Read more May 22 2013, 10:52pm CDT
 

Twitter releases memo warning media of hacking attacks

Twitter releases memo warning media of attacks
by Gene Ryan Briones
Following the compromise of the Assosiated Press's Twitter account last week that enabled the account to tweet false bombings in the White House, Twitter is now asking the media, particularly news organizations, to... Read more Apr 29 2013, 11:51pm CDT
 

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