Can I Guess Your Password?

We all know that it's dangerous to use the same password for more than one program. If you sign up for a program run by someone of low moral fibre, what is to stop them running through various programs with your username and password to see what they can access?... Read More

Dont Miss Information Because of Misinformation

It has been said that with the wealth of information, freely available, the Internet has the ability to make you smarter, faster, than any other medium on the planet. Of course with an equal amount of mis-information, it also has the ability to make you dumber, faster, than any other... Read More

Behavior to Stay Safer Online

1. Importance of a Virus Scanner: A Antivirus program can help to prevent you from becoming infected with a Virus or Trojan. It is extremely important to make sure this program is updated at least once a week, and all drives are scanned. Viruses usually are used to destroy your... Read More

Protect Your Little Black Book

The movie Little Black Book features a young woman, Stacy, who is frustrated when her boyfriend refuses to share information about his past relationships. When his PDA, a Palm Tungsten C, falls into her hands, she is faced with a conundrum. Does she give it back, or does she explore... Read More

Spy Scanners ? Don?t Compromise your Privacy

Spies, spyware, internet parasites are among what they are usually called. These are scouts that monitor your web activities. The work undercover to check on your surfing patterns, spending habits, items bought, they extract email addresses, hijack browsers, steal credit card information. These are just some of the things a... Read More

How to Manage Your Username and Password The Easy and Secure Way

Have been an Internet user for more than 9 years, I have 100's of logins and passwords to keep. I'm paranoid. I'm now even more paranoid after I joined YMMSS because I use online payment systems on weekly basis if not daily.I used to use Microsoft Excel to manage my... Read More

5 Simple Steps to Protect your Digital Downloads

A couple of days ago, I was searching for a popular eBook online. Now I'm not going to tell you the name of this eBook for reasons you'll understand in the next few minutes. Okay, so here I was, opening Google, entering the name of the eBook - clicking... Read More

Information Security for E-businessmen: Just a Couple of Ideas

If you constantly deal with bank or electronic accounts, it must be your worst nightmare--to wake up and learn that you are a bankrupt. Some crook stole your personal data and all the money you have been sweating blood for years has flown to somebody else's account. Almost everybody must... Read More

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong (In Your Computer)

This really chapped my lips...I recently bought a new computer. Mine was getting old, had lost its whistle, and the few remaining bells didn't ding a nicely as they had in the past. Yep, it was time for a new state-of-the art dream machine with CD burner. DVD player, a... Read More

Mall Protection

The Loss Prevention Manager should be receptive to the needs and objectives of upper management and work to prevent and reduce loss from crime, fire accidents etc.With the continuing threats brought to us by our AL Quaeda and Taliban enemies and the outbreak of new TV shows that reinforce the... Read More

In The News:


KTUU.com

Teen stowaway raises questions about airport security
CNN
(CNN) -- If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop aboard the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 15-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from ...
Airport security scrutinized after stowaway incidentUSA TODAY
Teen stowaway signals 'big security breach'KTUU.com
After stowaway, congressman seeks airport security perimeter reviewWashington Post (blog)
CBS Local -ABC News -San Jose Mercury News
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Forbes

Social Security At Age 62? Why Delaying Your Benefits May Not Pay Off
Forbes
The following is a guest post by Scott T. Hanson, CFP, a financial advisor with Hanson McClain Advisors in Sacramento, Calif. What if I told you to start take your social security benefits as early as possible? That advice goes against conventional ...
Medical bills will eat your Social SecurityMarketWatch (blog)
This is one Social Security document you don't want to tossYahoo News
On May 8th in Oak Forest: `Understanding Social Security: A Look at the Bigger ...Chicago Tribune
Dallas Morning News -AARP News (blog)
all 17 news articles »

Krebs on Security

States: Spike in Tax Fraud Against Doctors
Krebs on Security
In this increasingly common crime, thieves steal or purchase Social Security numbers and other data on consumers, and then electronically file fraudulent tax returns claiming a large refund. The thieves instruct the IRS to send the refund to a bank ...

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NPR (blog)

Obama Offering Japan Security, Economic Assurances
TIME
(TOKYO) — Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan's leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and ...
Obama Assures Japan Of US Security CommitmentNPR (blog)
Awaiting Obama in Asia: Issues of security and tradeCBS News
Tokyo airport security loses top-secret memo before Obama visitFox News

all 2,836 news articles »

New Security Report: The Target Hack Was Just the Beginning
Businessweek
To protect against hacks, security researchers need to peer into the wily minds of cybercriminals and glimpse the ever-changing motivations and techniques they use to go where they're not invited. So every year, Verizon (VZ) surveys law enforcement ...

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Apple security updates for Mac, iOS, and AirPort
ZDNet
On Tuesday, Apple released numerous security updates for iOS, OS X, and the AirPort Base Station. Security Update 2014-002 for OS X Lion (10.7.x), Mountain Lion (10.8.x), and Mavericks(10.9.x) fixes a total of 13 vulnerabilities in a wide variety of ...

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Mac Rumors

Apple Leaves Users Vulnerable By Not Fixing iOS and OS X Security Issues ...
Mac Rumors
Notable computer security researcher Kristin Paget, who worked on Apple's security team before leaving for Tesla in early 2014, has taken to her blog (via Ars Technica) to criticize Apple for fixing more than a dozen security flaws in iOS weeks after ...
Apple pushes OS X security update, Safari 7.0.39 to 5 Mac
Apple pushes out critical security fixes for OS X, iOS and Apple TVNaked Security
Apple Patches Serious Security Flaws for iOS, OS X and Airport ExtremeGotta Be Mobile

all 166 news articles »

Aljazeera.com

Security Council must act on Syria: UN chief
Aljazeera.com
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has demanded the Security Council respond to "flagrant violations of international law", claiming warring parties in Syria were breaching a resolution to provide aid access to help millions of people. Ban ...
UN chief demands Security Council action on SyriaReuters
UN's Ban demands Security Council action on SyriaJerusalem Post

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Ars Technica

How Heartbleed transformed HTTPS security into the stuff of absurdist theater
Ars Technica
For years, people have characterized the ineffectiveness of the online certificate status protocol (OCSP) as Exhibit A in the case that the Internet's secure sockets layer and transport layer security (TLS) protocols are hopelessly broken. Until now ...

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Teen jet stowaway managed to breach airport security measures
Los Angeles Times
San Jose International Airport said it is reviewing how a teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii managed to get on the airport's runway without being detected by security. Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa ...

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The Important Steps To Protect Your Kids on the Internet

Internet is the ocean of knowledge. In this ocean you... Read More

Watch Out For That Scam

The IFCC (Internet Fraud Complaint Center) received over 200,000 complaint... Read More

Dont Get Hacked - A Guide to Protecting Your Business from Thieves

You've seen it in the news - 40 million credit... Read More

How Spyware Blaster Can Protect Your Computer From Harm

By browsing a web page, you could infect your computer... Read More