Security

5 Tips for better online security

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Staying secure online is not an easy task. If you really want to protect your computer and have better online security, you have to at least create unique passwords for every web site or service you use, use two-factor authentication on every site that has the option for it, and then encrypt all your files and e-mails. Following are 4 ...

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Yahoo Mail Usernames And Passwords Hacked, Yet Again

Yahoo Mail Usernames And Passwords Hacked, Yet Again

When it comes to major email service providers, Yahoo stands out as a company which often runs into security hazards. The company has now revealed that the usernames and passwords of an unknown number of Yahoo Mail users have been stolen and are being used to hack into their accounts. Yahoo is apparently clueless as to how the hackers were ...

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Keeping Data Safe – A Number One Priority For Your Business

Keeping Data Safe – A Number One Priority For Your Business

Few things are as important to a business as its documents. Property can be reclaimed, money can be made back and most things are replaceable. Important data, if left unsafe, may not be. Imagine if you have an important record on paper. Once that is gone, only memory will serve as recollection and that is seldom a safe option. It ...

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Securing Subdomains: Wildcard Certificates

Securing Subdomains: Wildcard Certificates

It’s incredible to think that the Internet has been widely available for almost 20 years, isn’t it? In that timeframe, accessibility and technology have grown substantially, giving people from all corners of the world the ability to connect to the web. The problem is, that as Internet usage has grown, as hhue malicious threats and attacks, meaning that now is as important ...

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McAfee Predicts A Difficult Year Ahead For IT Security

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Malware will increase in sophistication and changes in tech use patterns will cause significant disruption in 2013, says security firm McAfee. Top on its list of predictions for 2013 are targeted attacks which evade detection’s and often destroy evidence they might have left behind. For the first time ,Windows will not be the most popular target for malware. Android devices are the ...

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Spamazon: Thought Piracy Was Just Confined To Music And Film

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Spamazon It’s not just about copying films and music anymore; the world of pirating has now hit the online bookstores very hard as the global retailer Amazon can attest. It is very easy to find millions of books online by using the likes of Amazon Kindle and similar services but it is becoming more and more evident that a lot ...

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Reasons to Protect Your Wi-Fi Network

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A wireless network is something special that makes sure you have the freedom to move around the house or workplace. The practical uses of installing a Wi-Fi router or network are undeniable but the fact is, getting a Wi-Fi means you are putting your personal or work network on the line so ensuring that there is adequate protection is not ...

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Skype Bug Delivers Messages To Wrong Contacts

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Dear Skype users, – and by that we mean a significant chunk of the human population – here’s something you really didn’t want to happen. There’s a bug in the Skype system and it is stealthily creating pandemonium in the Skype community by sending user messages to wrong contacts. This bug isn’t exactly a leaf out of the PC monitoring ...

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Login Information From Yahoo Services Got Hacked

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Still uncertainty exists in this issue, but reports says that there was a massive hacking attempt was performed and login information of more than 5 lakh  yahoo users were taken by the hackers. It’s not even clear that what their plans and why this attempt was made. Hackers had posted login information of about 453,000 of users on their website and they ...

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TIFF Vulnerability In CS5 Software Will Soon Be Patched By Adobe

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CS5 users have been complaining of some critical vulnerabilities in the software of the suite. Specifically, one of the vulnerabilities in CS5 allows a malware to make encroaches into a user’s machine. The good news for CS5 and CS5.5 users is that Adobe has now announced that it will soon be patching up these bugs and resolving the security hole. ...

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