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‘Tis the Season for Scams: 5 Ways to Protect You and Your Family


In today’s hyper-connected digital universe, cyber criminals have more information than ever before, with the ability to reach you through unsecure public Wi-Fi, your email inbox, via text message, and more.

How to Detect Fraudulent Wholesalers and Companies?


Recently there has been an influx of fraudulent wholesalers and dubious bulk discount stores on the net. This article concentrates on how to detect such companies and what necessary checks must be carried out before investing in any business venture.

Access Control Card gives you Security while Working


Those people who work in offices always have this lurking fear of getting fired from their jobs. But they also seek another kind of job security, and that cannot be avoided at any cost. If you work in a commercial bank, or any other private firm, then you may notice that a lot of people visit the premises again and again.

Secure your Passwords with Proficient Online Password Generator


Tech savvy is the word that is in trend these days. With people becoming more and more versed with the latest advancements and technologies, there is an equal threat to the security of the significant and confidential credentials of the companies. With the changing times, the level of security of the passwords and login IDs is not that competent as it used to be few decades ago. With the fabrication of software's that are able to hack the passwords of the IDs, the demand of online password gener

Protecting your online communications with a Virtual Private Network


One way to protect our traffic from this attackers is connecting the Internet through a Virtual Private Network or VPN. A VPN is a secure and encrypted connection that provides security and privacy once your data leaves your computer

How To Stop Malware


Malware is the short name for malicious software. Some people say that Malware is the name for all devious softwares and viruses, but all threats that you might face is not a software or a virus.

Search Engine Poisoning — how to protect from it?


This article explains what search engine poisoning (SEP) is, illustrating the problem's importance with statistic data. It also gives tips on how to protect a home computer from SEP and redirecting problems.

How to find your score through credit reporting


Your credit score will play a very important role in your life. It will determine lots of factors such as the amount of insurance premiums that you will pay or whether you can get a bank loan and at what rate of interest. Many credit bureaus will calculate your credit score based on the credit reports that they receive from lenders. This article discusses the benefits of credit reporting as a preventative measure to keep you safe.

Can Identity Theft Affect Your Online Credit Score?


The growing fear about identity theft is widespread. Over the years you may have established a good financial background or credit standing with one or more financial institutions. We look at the risks you may not be aware of and why things like regular credit score tracking can help keep you safe.

How to Repair the Damage Identity Theft Has Caused


Identity theft has been an increasing problem for people all over the world. With the constant advancement of technology, it has become scarily easy for criminals to get your information and use it to their advantage. While for some, particularly those who have taken the relevant precautions, such as identity theft insurance it can be very simple to fix. For others though who are not as lucky in their efforts to repair the damage it can have severe consequences.

Achieve a Higher Level of Security With Your Business


We live in a world that is constantly changing, and it is much different in many ways than it was just a few short decades ago. One of the ways that the world has certainly changed is in the amount of security that we have. This is not only true of our home security but it is also true of the lack of security in the workplace.

What is Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)? How would you update virus definitions in it?


Microsoft cares best for its users and introduces products and utilities that are extremely helpful for users worldwide. You get Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) as one of such utilities that is offered free by Microsoft. MSE is a freebie that is designed to guard your PC or laptop from viruses, malware, spyware, rootkits, Trojan horse and other online threats. MSE is a delight for all those who are using home or small business PCs as it provides real time protection to your computer.

Can I Guess Your Password?


We all know that it's dangerous to use the same password for more than one program. If you sign up for a program run by someone of low moral fibre, what is to stop them running through various programs with your username and password to see what they can access? But of course remembering all the different passwords can be a headache.

Dont Miss Information Because of Misinformation


It has been said that with the wealth of information, freely available, the Internet has the ability to make you smarter, faster, than any other medium on the planet. Of course with an equal amount of mis-information, it also has the ability to make you dumber, faster, than any other medium on the planet.

Behavior to Stay Safer Online


1. Importance of a Virus Scanner: A Antivirus program can help to prevent you from becoming infected with a Virus or Trojan.

Protect Your Little Black Book


The movie Little Black Book features a young woman, Stacy, who is frustrated when her boyfriend refuses to share information about his past relationships. When his PDA, a Palm Tungsten C, falls into her hands, she is faced with a conundrum.

Spy Scanners - Don't Compromise your Privacy


Spies, spyware, internet parasites are among what they are usually called. These are scouts that monitor your web activities.

How to Manage Your Username and Password The Easy and Secure Way


Have been an Internet user for more than 9 years, I have 100's of logins and passwords to keep. I'm paranoid.

5 Simple Steps to Protect your Digital Downloads


A couple of days ago, I was searching for a popular eBook online. Now I'm not going to tell you the name of this eBook for reasons you'll understand in the next few minutes.

Information Security for E-businessmen: Just a Couple of Ideas


If you constantly deal with bank or electronic accounts, it must beyour worst nightmare--to wake up and learn that you are a bankrupt.Some crook stole your personal data and all the money you have beensweating blood for years has flown to somebody else's account.

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong (In Your Computer)


This really chapped my lips..

Mall Protection


The Loss Prevention Manager should be receptive to the needs and objectives of upper management and work to prevent and reduce loss from crime, fire accidents etc.With the continuing threats brought to us by our AL Quaeda and Taliban enemies and the outbreak of new TV shows that reinforce the danger we all face on a daily basis, one must look within as to how we can protect ourselves from threats both real and imagined.

Passwords or Pass Phrase? Protecting your Intellectual Property


Much has been said on the theory of password protection for files, computer login, and other network access. In the past we used a combination of letters, special characters, and other techniques to try and prevent unwanted or unauthorized access to our computers, resources, and networks.

Temporary Internet Files - the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


A little bit of time invested into learning about internet security can go a long way in preventing mishaps on your computer. Temporary internet files are not something we should be afraid of, but we should certainly be careful in how much we trust them and how we deal with them.

Reducing Fraudulent Transations - 5 Simple Ways To Protect Yourself


The money being spent online is steadily growing. With billions of dollars being spent each year online, the opportunity to make money on the internet has never been bigger.

Online Shopping: 10 Tips For Safe Online Shopping


Have you ever bought a product or service from the internet?Yes? Me too. You're not alone?Some of the reasons why most people are shopping online are: they can buy anything at anytime because Internet shopping is available 24 hours, all the time.

Top Ten Spyware and Adware Threats Identified


On December 8, 2004 Webroot, an award winning anti-spyware solution provider, released a press release identifying the ten most significant emerging spyware and adware threats. Most of these you probably haven't heard of and a few may surprise you.

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An Open Door To Your Home Wireless Internet Network Security?
This is not some new fangled techno-speak, it is a real tool to be used for the protection of your wireless internet network and LAN. African American SMBs have to realize that if your Internet connection is on 24/7 then your network, and it is a network that your computer is connected to, is at risk.
Instant Messaging - Expressway for Identity Theft, Trojan Horses, Viruses, and Worms
Never before with Instant Messaging (IM) has a more vital warning been needed for current and potential IM buddies who chat on line.John Sakoda of IMlogic CTO and Vice President of Products stated that,"IM viruses and worms are growing exponentially.
Web Browsing - Collected Information
You may not realize it, but as you are surfing the web all sorts of details are being left behind about your computer and where you have been. Most of this information is used harmlessly in website statistics, but it could also be used to profile you, or identify you as a vulnerable target for an exploit.
40 Million People Hacked - YOU as Identity Theft Victim
Saturday, MasterCard blamed a vendor of ALL credit cardproviders called CardSystems Solutions, Inc., a third-partyprocessor of payment card data, as the source of loss of 40million consumers credit card information.
Consumers: Shop Online and Get Information Safely
Do you really have to know how feeds work? Not really. But you do need to understand how they can benefit you as a consumer or as an information seeker.
Why you Must Secure your Digital Product and Thank You Web Page
A couple of years back, I paid my dues the 'hard way'.My web site was up and running, the sales letter had been 'crafted' with the most influential marketing techniques and the profits had been consistently coming-in, until.
Hacking Threats and Protective Security
The 1998 Data Protection Act was not an extension to, but rather a replacement which retains the existing provisions of the data protection system established by the 1984 legislation. The Act was to come into force from 24 October 1998 but was delayed until 1st March 2000.
DOS Attacks: Instigation and Mitigation
During the release of a new software product specialized to track spam, ACME SoftwareInc notice that there was not as much traffic as they hoped to receive. During furtherinvestigation, they found that they could not view their own website.
Virus Nightmare..Lessons Learned
I got a virus the other day, Thursday I believe and since then I have been making FRANTIC efforts to save all my info.The most important thing for me to save are my Outlook Express emails and my Roboform passwords.
Internet Privacy
Over the past few years as the internet has become more and more popular, privacy has become a major issue.Just as if you are walking down the street and can be watched, every click of your mouse every website you browse, or file you download, is traceable.
Clown Internet Scam - An Internet Scam is Currently Targeting Clowns and Other Entertainers
I am the victim of an internet scam. It is very hard to write that sentence, but it's necessary in order to warn my fellow clowns, magicians and other entertainers, and to prevent them from being taken for $2,800.
Wells Fargo Report Phishing Scam
First off I should explain what phishing is. Phishing is basically the act of tricking a victim into divulging information.
Computer Viruses and Other Nasties: How to Protect Your Computer from These Invaders
Can you protect your computer from all possible viruses and other invasions?The quickest answer to this is "no." It's just flat impossible to protect your computer from all viruses, registry attacks, worms, spyware, malware, popups, and other such nasties.
How To Avoid Hackers From Destroying Your Site?
Recently, my site and other internet accounts ( http://www.nabaza.
Make Money Online - Defend Against The Latest Scam
First, let's do a little recap'. As I stated in the first part of the article, "Make Money Online - The Latest Scam Disclosed", "refund policy scammers" affect the websites that make money online by selling digital products by buying the product and asking for refunds, while keeping the product.
Protection for Your PC - Painless and Free!
Viruses, Bugs, Worms, Dataminers, Spybots, and Trojan horses. The Internet is a veritable minefield of things that can invade your PC and affect it's Security and Performance.
Computer Viruses - How to Remove a Computer Virus from Your Computer
Computer viruses infect millions of computers every day. Viruses can destroy data, steal important information, and even make a computer completely unusable.
Dont Get Hacked - A Guide to Protecting Your Business from Thieves
You've seen it in the news - 40 million credit cards exposed!With all the news about web sites being hacked and cyberthieves stealing credit card numbers and other personal data,it's no wonder that some shoppers are still hesitant to providepayment information online. You don't have to be.
8 Surefire Ways to Spot an EBAY Scam E-Mail and Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Ebay is a great site and is used by many to buy and sell new and used Items. It truly is the worlds Largest Garage Sale Unfortunately when an online site becomes as big and popular as E-Bay the scam artists seem to just naturally follow.
Spyware Protection Software
Spyware protection software is the easiest way of removing spyware from your computer and keeping it away. It detects and removes all pieces of spyware and adware automatically.

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Identity Theft -- 10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Good Name!
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How Can Someone Get Private Information From My Computer?
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Sarbanes-Oxley: A Cross-Industry Email Compliance Challenge
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Hacked: Who Else Is Using Your Computer?
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