True, while the group LulzSec may be disbanded and it’s members have either disappeared or been arrested (or arrested even more so), Anonymous is still here and the ideals that Anonymous portrays will probably live on for quite some time. It almost seems like we are back in the early 1990′s – website defacements, denial-of-service attacks and SQL [...]
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While this isn’t directly related to Information Security it is still very concerning. Records containing names, ages, work numbers and personal history were found in dumpsters behind a strip mall and belonged to the Huntington Learning Center in East Northport, Long Island. So the school was contracting out record disposal to a 3rd party that [...]
In today’s world it isn’t enough to protect your accounts with just a username and password. If you’re anything like me, you probably have at least one account that you receive most of your important correspondence on (bank statements, purchases, shipping information, personal messages).
Looking for a way to log on to that old Windows XP computer, but forgot your password? Do you store your passwords in your web browser but now you no longer remember them?
Viruses, worms, trojans, adware, and crimeware….oh my! Other than being extremely difficult and time consuming to remove from a computer, these all have at least one other thing in common – they’re all known as malware (shudder).
Passwords. One word has never carried as much important about your personal privacy and online accounts as this one has. Passwords are an evil necessity in a world where we find it hard to trust our co-workers, neighbors and sometimes even our friends and family. If you are anything like me (let’s hope you’re not), [...]
Chances are, when you open your web-browser, you do one of three things: 1. You open one of your bookmarked links 2. You use a search engine 3. You manually type an address in (facebook.com)