By Vic Hargrave Question: Answer: Thanks for the question Dan. I checked out Credit Karma’s website URL, http://www.creditkarma.com/, on Trend Micro’s Site Safety Center, http://global.sitesafety.trendmicro.com/, where you can get ratings for URLs according to our Web Reputation Service. Here is what I found out: I also checked out the URL with the Web of Trust, http://www.mywot.com, which rates…Read More
By Christine Drake Working in Internet security, I try to embrace the best practices that would prevent identity theft (see my previous blog post: Advice from a Victim of Identity Theft: Preventative Measures), but sometimes that’s not enough. Criminals managed to get my name, address, birth date, driver’s license number, bank account number, and social…Read More
By Christine Drake Recently, I was a victim of identity theft. I’ve been marketing Internet security solutions for 10 years, but now I know firsthand what it feels like to have your identity stolen. I’ve learned some new ways to protect myself that I’d like to share. Identity theft can be split into two categories….Read More
Many employees don’t understand the implications of using their personal devices for work. Many companies don’t understand that they are in fact liable for the consequences. This post covers the things you always wanted to know about BYOD but were too afraid to ask. Good News: Your company offers a BYOD program. You can finally…Read More
Businesses, government agencies and other organizations around the world are gearing up for Data Privacy Day 2012, which takes place on January 28, according to the nonprofit National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).
Rare is the company that hasn’t implemented or at least expanded an enterprise mobility program during the past several years.
Following Zappos’ announcement that more than 24 million of its customer records may have been compromised as a result of a data breach, the online retailer and its parent company Amazon have been charged with violating the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
In retaliation for the indictments of several people and companies connected to the content-sharing website Megaupload, hackers associated with the online activist group Anonymous recently claimed responsibility for attacks on at least six government and entertainment websites.
The holiday season is down to the final few precious shopping days, but that doesn’t mean Internet users should be any less vigilant with their data security practices.
By Vic Hargrave A Question for Vic: Kenneth Kaari wrote this comment on my What to Do When Your Facebook Account is Stolen blog: “My sister’s Facebook account was stolen. I have seen the steps [in the blog] but they aren’t helpful because the hacker took over the administration [of the account] meaning he also…Read More