New Breed of Super Cookie Defies Removal – Almost…
Aug19

New Breed of Super Cookie Defies Removal – Almost…

From a recent UC Berkeley report: More than half of the internet’s top web sites use a little known capability of Adobe’s Flash plug-in to track users and store information about them, but only four of them mention the so-called Flash Cookies in their privacy policies. Under the direction of Chris Hoofnagle of the Information Privacy Programs at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, the researchers discovered that most web users...

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“Smishing” Scam Audio Sample
Apr21

“Smishing” Scam Audio Sample

Lately I’ve received several “smishing” text messages on my phone and I finally captured the audio of a full phone interaction with their voice response system. Audio of Smishing Call Here is the audio from a smishing phone call I recorded. Listen closely to see how they use fear to manipulate the victim into providing information. What is Smishing? Well, someone somewhere comes up with these cute names for things...

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Airport Wireless Networks – Not As Safe As You Think
Dec10

Airport Wireless Networks – Not As Safe As You Think

Whether you’re a business traveler touching base with the home office or a vacationer catching up on some last-minute Christmas shopping during holiday travel, airport wireless networks are a welcome distraction during a layover. But beware… According to a recent article in Forbes, anyone who logs on using an airport wireless connection is instantly exposed to data and identity theft. How Bad Are They? Forbes interviewed a...

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