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2014-09-29 23:02:41

Having every device connected to each other and the Internet may seem convenient, but Jason Hope joins other technology experts in warning against security problems as a potential downside. Without industry standard security protocols in place, people's devices are at risk. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With Cisco projecting 50 billion connected devices by 2020, the Internet of Things is becoming reality. Jason Hope, entrepreneur, philanthropist and technology expert, has...

2014-09-22 12:35:13

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With companies like Home Depot, Target, and JP Morgan falling victim to cyber hacking, consumers can't become complacent or rely on a magic pill to keep them safe online. For a limited time Prilock Security is offering it's professional security awareness training for free with a 7-day trial membership. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147205 Prilock's online training is easy, interactive, takes about an hour, and is...

2014-09-18 23:03:41

MacKeeper announces a new and easy way to encrypt private files, pictures, and data. As online security threats continue to grow, MacKeeper allows Mac users more options to manage data and have more control over how it can be accessed. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 MacKeeper announces a way to protect sensitive data on a user's computer so that it can not be accessed by hackers. Each year, more photos and personal information gets leaked online from celebrities and average...

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2014-09-18 05:02:47

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The hacking of large numbers of vehicles by terrorists or criminals may sound like the stuff of Hollywood scriptwriters, but some experts are warning that the threat could be all too real. Most of us are vigilant in protecting our computers and mobile devices from unwanted attacks by hackers and viruses. But how secure are the computer systems in our vehicles? According to road safety expert Professor Andry Rakotonirainy of the...

2014-09-16 23:07:04

New Social Engineering Scenarios from Kevin Mitnick Allows IT Managers to Curb Automated Vishing Attacks Tampa Bay, Florida (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 KnowBe4 has announced the release of its automated Voicemail Phishing Security Test module, the first of its kind, giving IT Managers the ability to test users on social engineering via the phone. As criminals have expanded their repertoire, moving into new territory with automated voicemail phishing (vishing) attacks, KnowBe4 has countered...

2014-09-15 23:01:39

New article released today by Jason Hope what kind fo security threats are most exposed by the Internet of Things Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Users who keep their antivirus software up to date, users who don't go opening every random EXE sent to them via email, and who know to avoid unsafe sites don't have too much to worry about when it comes to internet security. Common sense, preventative measures and safe browsing eliminate the vast majority of risks posed to...

2014-09-15 12:31:49

Company's Emerging Technologies Director releases technical details to thwart Internet criminals targeting and exploiting innocent victims NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- root9B's Director of Emerging Technologies, Matt Weeks, has released technical details on a zero-day exploit in a common software application used by Internet criminals to target and exploit innocent victims. While this private release published on Weeks' blog details a technical solution for potential...

2014-09-13 23:02:10

Make no mistake about it, retailers are at war on the cyber battlefield, and far too many are losing their battles every day, according to cyber security experts who live on the cyber front like Joe Caruso. With Home Depot recently confirming another retailer mega-breach, GDF’s founder sheds some light on how one of the most simple and common threats, phishing, can often be the culprit leading to the kinds of mega-breaches which can put the finances of tens of millions of customers at...

2014-09-06 23:02:02

When news surfaced last month that over 1.2 billion user credentials were stolen by an organized cybercrime group thought to be operating out of Russia, the dominoes were just starting get to lined up. The founder of Global Digital Forensics, Joe Caruso, talks about the recently reported attack on hosting provider Namecheap and why it should be considered a warning shot across the bow for any business depending on a secure network to function properly. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 06,...

2014-08-25 23:10:43

As our cars become increasingly dependent on advanced computer systems, the auto accident attorneys at The Eichholz Law Firm urge manufacturers to increase the security available in vehicles to prevent computer hackers from gaining unauthorized remote access. SAVANNAH, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The auto accident attorneys at The Eichholz Law Firm are investigating claims that computer hackers are attempting to remotely access and control vehicles using new technology available in late...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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