Tag Archives: malware

5 steps to lock down your webmail account

5 steps to lock down your webmail account by John Hawes on October 14, 2014 https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/10/14/5-steps-to-lock-down-your-webmail-account/ Filed Under: Data loss, Featured, Malware, Phishing, Privacy, Spam For most people, webmail is their main personal account – used for everything from keeping … Continue reading

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A few security lessons from the Target breach

By Susan Bradley on January 23, 2014    http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/a-few-security-lessons-from-the-target-breach/ The Target breach points out some facts of life on the Web: We’re all targets (pun intended) of cyber thieves. Fortunately, there are steps we can take to protect ourselves. Here’s … Continue reading

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Do these 3 essential security tasks for your family today

by Mark Stockley on October 1, 2013  http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/10/01/do-these-3-essential-security-tasks-for-your-family-today/ FILED UNDER: Featured, Malware, Security threats If you’re the most tech savvy person in your family the chances are you are regularly cast into the role of unofficial family technical support. It doesn’t matter how much or … Continue reading

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Rescue CDs: Tips for fighting malware

Using rescue CDs to ferret out malware is a great idea, in theory at least. Getting them to actually work is another story. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Date: June 8th, 2010 Author: Michael Kassner http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=3803&tag=nl.e036 Malware is … Continue reading

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Application whitelisting: Is it the way to beat malware?

Anti-malware as we know it, is not working. Is application whitelisting the answer? An increasing number of experts think so. Find out why. Date: May 18th, 2010 Author: Michael Kassner http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=3666&tag=nl.e036 It seems the time has come to rethink how … Continue reading

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Rogue PDFs account for 80% of all exploits

Rogue PDFs account for 80% of all exploits, says researcher Adobe’s Reader wins 2009 hacker honors by a landslide, says ScanSafe By Gregg Keizer February 16, 2010 02:52 PM ET http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9157438/Rogue_PDFs_account_for_80_of_all_exploits_says_researcher Computerworld – Just hours before Adobe is slated to … Continue reading

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Finjan offers free SecureTwitter browser plug-in

June 25, 2009 12:41 PM PDT by Elinor Mills cnet.news.com Finally, there’s a tool that can help prevent people from clicking on URLs that appear to come from friends on Twitter and other social media sites but which lead to … Continue reading

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