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Small Businesses Need to Protect their Data

by Jim Malmberg

DataTheft

When we talk about data breaches, every one tends to think of large companies or organizations. Target, Home Depot and the Veterans Administration come to mind almost immediately. But hackers are now targeting small companies too. One reason for this may be that smaller businesses don’t have the same number of resources to invest in data protection and are consequently easier targets. … Continue Reading

What Is a Trojan Horse?

by Robert Siciliano

ComputerVirus

One of history’s great literary classics is Homer’s Iliad, which tells the story of the Trojan horse—the wooden horse that the Greeks hid in to enter the city of Troy and take it over. Two thousand and some odd years later, hackers use a digital Trojan horse to hide malicious files in seemingly harmless files with the intent to attack or take over your device. … Continue Reading

5 ways Criminals hack your PC

by Robert Siciliano

Malware

Hackers are hell-bent on busting into the network of their targets. They are persistent—never giving up. When you build your defense against cyber criminals, it must be done with the idea that they WILL succeed. When you operate on this assumption rather than thinking that your anti this and anti that are all you need, you’ll have the best cyber security in place.
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Beware of Fluffy, Furry Hackers

by Robert Gregg

DataTheft

In our never ending mission to keep you informed on the latest from the data breach, cybersecurity and identity theft world, here is a fascinating article from Business Insider that talks about some of the latest and most notorious hacker groups emerging on the scene. … Continue Reading

Data Breaches Caused by Overseas Hackers Now Receiving White House Attention

by Jim Malmberg

cybercrime

The White House has announced that the recent spate of data breaches caused by overseas hackers has risen to a level that now requires presidential attention. From now on, the President will receive regular briefings on these matters. … Continue Reading

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