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Stop Trying to Memorize Your Passwords

The odds are very good one or more of the passwords you've used at some point during your online life has been compromised. Passwords are occasionally highjacked en masse when hackers manage to breach security systems put in place to protect online user databases and the like. Big breaches make national headlines, but the majority pass by...

Exercise caution with all money transfer requests

The number of ways thieves can steal from you on the Internet is many. But one of the most insidious — albeit clever — might be a request for an urgent money transfer you receive via email that seems to come from your manager or company's finance chief. Except that email didn't come from your manager or anyone inside your organization. Instead, it's a...

7 Common Ways Sites Get Compromised

Via Ezequiel Bruni People who break into other systems are nothing if not predictable. There are a number of pretty common kinds of attacks that can be prevented largely through simple forethought and planning. Read full article

hy Privacy Is The Internet’s Most User-Friendly Feature

Via Christian Stewart | @stewofkc Privacy policies protect companies legally. They tell consumers how the company collects, stores and uses their data. Unfortunately, these privacy policies aren’t negotiable — to use the service users have to agree to the policy in its whole. Privacy policies offer transparency, but not control. Read full article

Boost Password Protection on Your CMS

Via Team Seven Boats Your own website or blog is not out of danger. You need to boost your CMS password in ways that can resist threats and attacks. To begin with, you need to work on your passwords. Read full article

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