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Putting cookies in perspective, Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) will offer cyber security badges starting in 2018. In a two-pronged approach, GSUSA embraces their growing concern for the safety of its young Scouts online. They also take aim with the significant lack of career focus for girls and women in …

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There is never a bad time to review password and social security safety. Always remember to do the following to make sure that your personal information remains secure. Change your passwords monthly or  quarterly If you are using the same password on multiple sites, change it everywhere you use it …

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It’s that time again! Summer sales are a great way to save some cold cash. Internet shopping is a quick and easy way to find super sales and bargains galore. However, the truth is internet thieves are ready to shop with you. Easy access to shopper accounts and passwords …

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Citizens of the world are turning more and more toward performing all kinds of functions on mobile devices. We order food and pay for it from mobile devices. We shop from mobile devices. We hail transportation from them, we monitor the security of our homes from them, and we perform …

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Summer has arrived all around the northern hemisphere. Many of us prefer to jump up and head outside to enjoy the spoils of the season and that is certainly fantastic. However, scammers don’t honor the seasons. They will try to trick us with their own version of phishing all …

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We all have a lot of passwords to remember these days. It’s understandable that we forget them every now and then. It’s usually pretty simple to get them reset so you can start again. However, while very convenient, this can also be risky. When you forget your password …

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Most of you have heard of phishing by now and know what signs to look for when reading email, text messages, or even listening to a caller on the phone.  Now, cybercriminals have found a way to execute malware that doesn’t rely on the familiar macros, JavaScript, or VBA …

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Mac owners beware! Those devices are being targeted more and more these days with various security threats. Recently spotted and reported by Check Point Software Technologies is a phishing campaign with a malicious attachment that can give the attacker(s) full access to Mac devices if a bit of malware …

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In the middle of the month of May, researchers found an instance of malware that may be far more dangerous than the recent WannaCry ransomware. It too arose from stolen National Security Administration (NSA) tools, but it isn’t ransomware. It can be stealthy. It can hang around on an …

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Social media can be a great way to connect with people. It can also be a great way for us to become connected to the cybercriminal world. Consider all of the information that we display in what is a public forum when we complete profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter …

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