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2013-12-12 23:27:12

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a New Year's Resolution to become Scam-Proof in 2014. As many consumers use the New Year to implement positive lifestyle changes, Scambook suggests taking time to organize personal security to protect against scams, fraud and identity theft in 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is urging the public to make a...

2013-12-11 23:04:44

Recent Studies Suggest Most Consumers are Not Protected from This Dangerous Malware Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Identity Theft Council is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of the menace of keyloggers, over the Christmas holidays and beyond. In the aftermath of the recent discovery of more than two million stolen passwords on a hacker server, the prime suspect in the incident was initially a keylogger. A keylogger is a piece of malware designed to capture...

2013-12-10 23:32:38

DNS Made Easy releases another Two-Factor authentication feature to all membership levels, offering an extra level of security and verification for account login. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 DNS Made Easy (dnsmadeeasy.com), the leading provider of Enterprise IP Anycast managed DNS services, has released Time-Based Passwords as another form of authentication for control panel access to the DNS Made Easy control panel. Two-Factor authentication (sometimes called Two-Step...

2013-12-09 23:24:28

SplashData today announced three new versions of its SplashID Safe password manager, including a major update of its consumer-focused Personal Edition with enhanced security features and an optional cloud-based sync service, a new SaaS version for small businesses and teams, and an updated server-based enterprise version. SplashID is the best-selling cross-platform password manager with over 1 million individual users and thousands of business and enterprise clients. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB)...

2013-12-09 23:21:40

Millions of Americans opt to do their holiday shopping online, but it does have some security concerns. The team at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a valuable list of tips to help consumers stay safe this holiday season. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Shopping online is tremendously convenient, and is becoming the preferred method for holiday shopping by consumers throughout the U.S., but compared to home security, it’s not so easy to find protection against predators....

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

[ Watch the Video: Malicious Botnet Ripped Of Millions Of Passwords ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I Found." The finding included more than two million login credentials gleaned from the Pony Botnet Controller. In the post, Trustwave's Daniel Chechik...

2013-12-03 23:21:58

UMRA Allows Waxahachie to Automate Their Account Management; SSRPM Allows End Users to Securely Reset Their Own Passwords Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Tools4ever, a leading provider of identity and access management solutions for educational entities, announced today that the Waxahachie Independent School District, of Waxahachie, Texas, has implemented User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) and Self Service Reset Password Management (SSRPM). The district UMRA and...

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