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Identity protection is important… know who to pick

Before you go out and purchase identity proctection or insurance do your homework on the company you are considering.  “Identity protection outfit LifeLock picked, popped”  – website link

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Twitter and Passwords

I have watched in the last couple of months the number of spam emails rising. What is also rising is the number of hackings into social media in this latest instance it was Twitter.  The Register, a blog with a security section, recently posted that 250,000 emails were compromised. Read “Twitter breach leaks emails, passwords […]

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Is it time for a new Password?

In the last couple of months, ok maybe the last couple of days, we have been told of hackers “lifting” security data of millions of users on LinkedIn, GlobalPayments, Yahoo, and others. Hackers have also been compromising security protocol on programs like MySQL (a database program format) or by planting viruses or malware in programs like Facebook and WordPress blogs. Then […]

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