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Infection Point: What Shellshock Tells Us About the State of Consumer Insecurity
Consumer Credit and Identity Theft Expert
Nothing's secure. Believe in that mantra and you have at least a decent chance of avoiding becoming the next victim of a data breach, PoS attack, drive-by download or any one of the other many cyber threats that stalk us all daily.
Cyber-Ransom and Online Extortion - 5 Ways You Could Fall Victim
COO, Superior Solutions
Cyber-ransom is a relatively new crime on America's digital shores and it is spreading fast. While ransomware has actually been around for almost 10 years, it's mostly been limited to Russia and parts of Europe -- until now.
Heartbleed: Just Another Technobug Bump in the Road
Editor, Writer, Consultant
The difficult-to-notice vulnerability of Heartbleed had been there for years before the greater threat was announced to the general public. Now that everyone knows it exists, companies are scrambling to fix it.
Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My! - Combating Internet Threats
Gary M. Kaye
Chief Content Officer, Tech 50+
It's a jungle out there on the Internet. Every day you go out to visit websites, check on your checking account, shop on eBay, Google the news, and every day there are predators waiting to pounce on your passwords, abscond with your accounts and infiltrate your identity.
The New Cyber Wars: Out of the Flame and Into the Fire
Knesset member (Labor); Founder, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)
If WWI was sparked by the "shot heard round the world," and the Nazi war machine rumbling into Poland ignited WWII, the start of the next global conflagration will likely be as quiet as a click of a mouse.
Don't Remind Me Later
Founder, SSP Blue; Former NewsCorp/MySpace CSO; Former federal...
Hackers are literally creating and launching new viruses every day. That means that these invaluable updates are needed frequently.
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The FBI Issues Holiday Warning About Smishing, Vishing and Other Scams by Cyber-Criminals
It's not just the holiday season for shoppers -- cyber-criminals look forward to this period of increased retail activity as a way to steal our money and personal information.
Why Is Child Pornography on Your PC?
Personal Security and Identity Theft Expert
If law enforcement happens to be chatting with a person who is using your Internet connection to trade lurid child porn, then someone may eventually knock on your door at 3AM with a battering ram.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Conficker Cabal: Computer Experts Unite to Hunt Worm
Internet Fraud as a Market Failure
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Yale University
If fraud expands faster than financial transactions on the internet, we might find there is a market for safe software.
New Virus Attacks Facebook Friends
Chairman & Media Ecologist, MyersBizNet
A malicious virus appears to have cracked the Facebook privacy firewalls and is sending thousands personal messages suggesting they are appearing in a YouTube video.
The Writers Workbench: Anti-Spyware
Robert J. Elisberg
Screenwriter and columnist
In terms of computer security, most of the major programs are major for very good reasons. But in malware protection, one shouldn't assume a Recognizable Name is better just because it's recognizable.
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