Monthly Archives: April 2018

Fake IRS “Intent to Seize Refund” Scam Really Wants to Seize Your Bank Account

Everyone probably looks in their spam folder at some time or other. You never know when something from a long lost friend may have been incorrectly placed there. I’ve had it happen. While there, you are likely to see subject … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s New Privacy Policy Leaves No Doubt: Privacy is Dead

If you thought that Facebook was abusing your privacy by using your personal information for its own financial benefit, just wait to you hear what Yahoo now plans to do. To understand the full extent of this policy, it is … Continue reading

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The Impending DDoS Attack on the Financial Sector

Last October, a new kind of botnet was discovered. It was named, IoTroop. The name implies that it was composed of ‘things’ connected to the internet (IoT), such as routers and web cameras. The novel characteristic of this botnet was … Continue reading

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The Malware That Targets Android Phones on Corporate Networks

No one has ever solved the BYOD dilemma. If you don’t yet know, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. It refers to a policy which allows employees to use their own smartphones, or other devices, to connect to a … Continue reading

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How Facebook Helps Nearly Every Democratic Candidate

I don’t know anyone working in cybersecurity who was surprised to learn that Facebook allowed access to its user database. I wrote a post on this over a year ago and, at that time, no one much cared. Suddenly, people … Continue reading

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