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Majority of Facebook Attacks Feed Fraudulent Affiliate Marketing Sites, Says Commtouch Year-End Trend Report

Majority of Facebook Attacks Feed Fraudulent Affiliate Marketing Sites, Says Commtouch Year-End Trend Report Published: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 - 5:10 am SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 28, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Commtouch® (Nasdaq: CTCH) today published an in-depth analysis of 2011 Facebook attacks within its Internet Threats Trend Report, a year-end synopsis of Internet threats. The [...]

Kim Jong Il Online Scams Sure to Spread After Dictator’s Death

Kim Jong Il Online Scams Sure to Spread After Dictator's Death Dec 19, 2011 | 1:12 PM ET | By Paul Wagenseil, SecurityNewsDaily Managing Editor North Korean leader Kim Jong Il meeting Russian President Dmitri Medvedev in August 2011. Credit: Creative Commons/Russian Presidential Executive Office What happens when a famously evil man dies? Lesser evil [...]

Smartphone Geo-Location Tagging Is A Major Security Issue

Smartphone Geo-Location Tagging Is A Major Security Issue  Grant Taylor Grant Taylor, 19/12/2011, posted in "Security" Commenting on the ICO’s call for a rethink on location privacy, geo-location tagging security issues are likely to be a major issue in 2012 – and that many users of smartphones are unaware of the potentially serious security consequences [...]

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Scammers Target the Elderly during Holiday Season

Scammers target the elderly during holiday season By Janice Lloyd, USA TODAY This is the season for giving. Unfortunately scammers know it and are getting smarter about ways to cash in. Con-artist Grinches have an array of updated tricks this year, including copycat charity websites that look legit and ticket agencies, experts say. Scammers also [...]

Free Southwest Flights: Protect Yourself From Facebook’s Latest Scam

Free Southwest Flights: Protect Yourself From Facebook’s Latest Scam “Scam artists are trying to take advantage of the holiday season to get your personal information.” The old adage “if it seems too good to be true, it probably is,” is the best way to approach freebie giveaways on the popular networking site, Facebook. Recently, many [...]

Facebook virus or account hacked? Here’s how to fix it.

Facebook virus or account hacked? Here’s how to fix it. By Emil Protalinski Summary: Think you have a Facebook virus or your account has been hacked? Here are three things you should try: change your password, remove suspicious apps, and perform a virus scan. You’ve just discovered your Facebook account has been posting all kinds [...]

Better Business Bureau Warns Parents of Santa Wish List Scam Sites

Better Business Bureau Warns Parents of Santa Wish List Scam Sites Originally Posted Nov 14, 2011 @ 04:54 PM More than 60 domain names have been registered in the name of Santa Claus, offering children a wide range of opportunities to email St. Nick.  Sadly, some of the websites aren’t always so trustworthy and can [...]

Top 5 Mobile Phone Security Threats in 2012

Top 5 Mobile Phone Security Threats in 2012 Published: 9 Dec 2011 Lost and stolen smartphones and other mobile devices are the biggest mobile security threat to enterprises, according to security experts watching the evolving threat landscape. Yet, the hype around malware would lead users to believe otherwise. The risk of an employee leaving their [...]

Warning: Tips for Secure Mobile Holiday Shopping

Dec 6, 2011   Warning: Tips for Secure Mobile Holiday Shopping By Tony Bradley, PCWorld   I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. [...]

Four Things you need to do if your Facebook Account gets hacked

Four Things you need to do if your Facebook Account gets hacked If you are the unfortunate victim of a "Facecrook", and your Facebook account gets hacked, there are several steps you can take to reclaim your account and your get your Facebook life back in order. 1. Attempt to Reclaim your Account -If your [...]