Posted on January 27th, 2011 No comments
Electronics this year are expected to be among the top-five gifts American consumers will give — ranging from PCs and laptops to iPhones, PDAs and cell phones. This growing affinity for consumer electronics and subsequent reliance on stored data devices to place confidential data — tax returns, client and personnel information, phone numbers, …
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Identity Thieves Target PCs, Laptops and Stored Data Devices
Users of Google’s Gmail and Yahoo Mail were also targeted in the large-scale phishing attack that harvested at least 10,000 passwords from Microsoft’s Live Hotmail, according to reports Tuesday. Neither of the companies’ US representatives responded to requests for information. But in Europe, where most of the Hotmail phishing victims appea…
Gmail,Yahoo hit by phishing scheme
More than half of the 1,400 CIOs surveyed block sites such as Facebook and Twitter completely from employee access, according to Robert Half Technology.
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Your CIO Doesn’t Want You Tweeting on Company Time
Last year’s investigation of identity theft, which involved stealing online tax returns, highlighted the vulnerability of many home computers.
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So Many Local Crimes, So Few Cybercops to Help