How to Avoid Scams and Protect Privacy on Facebook(R): Tips

Press release Jan. 4, 2012, 4:12 p.m. EST How to Avoid Scams and Protect Privacy on Facebook(R): Tips REDWOOD CITY, CA, Jan 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- With 800 million active users, there is no better place on the web other than Facebook for scammers, phishers, clickjackers, and all other species of Internet villains, [...]

Hey Big Spenders: Federal Infosec Market Poised for a Growth Spurt

Hey Big Spenders: Federal Infosec Market Poised for a Growth Spurt By John K. Higgins 01/03/12 5:00 AM PT Cyber security is such a pressing issue that the U.S. government will be dedicating a good chunk of its annual information technology budget to protecting data systems from breaches, hackers and other threats. The number of [...]

Free Starbucks Coffee $40 Gift Card Facebook Scam Haunts the Timeline

Free Starbucks coffee $40 gift card Facebook scam haunts the timeline Cheryl Phillips, Social Media Examiner January 1, 2012 Another free Starbucks gift card scam is circulating on Facebook on January 1, 2012. If you are sharing a link about a Starbucks 40th anniversary gift card freebie on your Facebook timeline, you are contributing to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Online Holiday Shopping tips for Protecting Personal Information

Online Holiday Shopping tips for Protecting Personal Information Consumers can save money, time, and hassle during the holiday rush by shopping online, but they're also targets for identity theft and online scams. By Andrea Chang, Los Angeles Times November 24, 2011 As more shoppers turn to their computers and mobile devices to shop, spending smartly [...]

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