Monthly Archives: March 2014

Phishing with Naked Women and Romantic Lures

“To see naked pictures of Carla Bruni click here”. Don’t feel bad if you were tempted to follow the link. At the G20 conference in Paris in 2011, almost all those attending clicked on an attachment included with the above … Continue reading

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[SOLVED] Help! How do I Stop Employee Internet Use from Putting Our Company Data at Risk?

Such questions are becoming more and more common as we see company after company suffering security breaches. In 2012 at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, a panel of five top security experts addressed this issue. The first question they … Continue reading

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Russia’s central bank says hackers attack its website

Well, I told you so. In my March 4th blog post, I predicted that an attack on Russian banks may be launched and it appears that is what is happening today (March 14th). The Russian central bank’s website has been … Continue reading

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It’s Tax Season Again. Time for Hackers to File Your Return

It’s bad enough that you have to do so much work to get your taxes done and, if you’re lucky, file for a refund. But if, after you try to file your return, you get a message that says “The … Continue reading

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Will the Ukraine be the Stage for the First True Cyberwar?

Let’a face it. Putin has the West backed into a corner. What can they really do? They have no rationale to take military action. Besides, the US has no desire to get involved in any wars at the moment. Sure, the … Continue reading

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How Facebook is Used to Spear Your Employees: The Secret World of Data Mining

About six months ago, I met one of my former students. He told me how he was now working in data mining. I figured I knew what that entailed. The company he worked for probably analyzed customer data or gathered … Continue reading

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