Your Identity StolenThink you are protected from hackers because you have the latest security program, including anti-malware and antivirus software? Think again.

No matter how secure you think your computer or device is, all are vulnerable to hacker attacks.

Every day, hackers are coming up more ways to steal personal information.

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Cyber TerrorismThe level of sophistication in cybercrime and cyber terrorism has dramatically increased in the past five years, and so has the frequency of attacks against American targets. The attacks come from within the U.S. and from around the world.

From the private sector such as credit card and healthcare companies to governmental agencies, and attacks against privately owned computers, no entity or person is immune to the effects of cyber terrorism.

It’s important to guard your personal and professional content against cyber terrorism.

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Virtual VirusesYour computer is an expensive investment and is often used as a way to work or communicate with family and friends.

There is likely a lot of personal information such as pictures and addresses you don’t want others to know about on here.

If you get a virus on your computer, you are opening the virtual world up to everything you have shared or made available.

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Era of HackingTechnology is a great resource that has added a new level of convenience and automation to our daily lives.

Technology allows us to have access to most any information instantaneously. It also helps us stay in touch with our friends and family no matter where they live. Now, if that isn’t amazing, I don’t know what is!

Technology, however, is not without a dark side. Everyone who uses the internet is at risk of having their personal information exposed.

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Your Computer Monitor could be hackedWe all know the fact that hackers can get access to personal data by hacking computer, smartphone or tablet.

Ang Cui and Jatin Kataria from Red Balloon Security concluded that monitor is also not as safe as it seems at first sight.

“Do not trust the pixels on the screen”, said they and demonstrated how to hack a computer through its monitor.

For example they changed a PayPal’s account balance from $0 to $1 million, but actually only the pixels on the monitor had simply been changed.

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Identity Could Be StolenImagine, after years of hard work, careful planning and saving your dollars, you are denied the ability to purchase a home or office space because of identity theft.

Unfortunately, many people around the world have felt the fear and embarrassment that comes after their financial representative politely tells them that their credit has been jeopardized. Read the rest of this entry »

Data ProtectedKeeping information safe from hackers has always been a priority in the corporate world.

But over the past several years, it has become increasingly more important for consumers to use caution when storing personal data.

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7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Mobile Devices SecureMobile devices have made it easier for business owners to transact business while on the go. However, mobile devices have an inherent risk to them.

For one, nobody has much experience with the use of these devices. For instance, the world has had over half a century to secure the PC. In spite of this, PC security is still a major challenge in the world. The truth is that there has not been enough cumulative experience in the world to secure mobile devices. However, there are some measures that one can take to guarantee the security of their mobile device. Read the rest of this entry »

Data LossGolden ticket attacks first became popular in 2014 when the vulnerability was discovered and publicized within the Kerberos system. And though those with the Kerberos system were known to be vulnerable, the type of exploit could be seen on other platforms as well.

It’s important to take measures to protect your business from these types of attacks; if someone were to hijack the credentials of your data system, they could have full control over your network, cause damage, or steal information.

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Risk for a Data Security BreachSecurity issues remain a top concern for business as hackers grab headlines while stealing sensitive data.

Despite high-profile cases where thieves have stolen customer identity and payment information from large corporations, most data breaches affect small businesses and often go unreported in the news.

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