- Keep Your Browser Updated to Reduce Threats!
- Sen. Kathleen Vinehout: Don’t click on that email from the IRS! – Madison.com
- FFIEC Warns of Cyber Attacks – Lexology (registration)
- Ransomware Hits 38% of Companies: KnowBe4 – Credit Union Times
- Don’t click on that e-mail from the IRS – Jacksoncountychronicle
- Meet the 18-Year-Old Who Hacked the Pentagon – Threatpost
- Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across U.S. Politics – Bloomberg
- Weekly analysis – 11th June 2016 to 18th June 2016
- Clinton’s Progressive Beacon Is a Former Goldman Sachs Banker and Bob Rubin Protégé – Bloomberg
- Be diligent to avoid getting duped by scams – Winnipeg Free Press
- Sanders Vows to Work With Clinton to Defeat Trump in November – Bloomberg
- Strengthen Perimeter Security, Passwords: CU InfoSecurity – Credit Union Times
- Police News: OPP warns of Canada Revenue Agency scam – Orangeville Citizen
- 2 Years in Prison for Man Who Sent Spam to Facebook Users – Bloomberg
- Republicans Seek Wider FBI Surveillance Power After Orlando – Bloomberg
- CAMPAIGN WRAP: Democrats Seek Unity, or Close to It – Bloomberg
- Clinton Uses Trump’s Words Against Him in First General-Election Ad – Bloomberg
- OPP Issues Another Warning About the Canada Revenue Scam – The Meaford Independent
- SB16-165: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of June 6, 2016
- Keeping Sensitive Data Out of Attackers’ Hands – Credit Union Times
- Standing Up to Fraud: Whitepaper Preview – Credit Union Times
Are you a “Password Re-user”? Do you use the same passwords for multiple websites?
Think of your password as a key. When you re-use passwords for multiple websites, you are essentially only using 1 key for multiple areas of your online life.
More often senior citizens are the target of financial abuse. A recent study by the American Associate of the Retired Persons (AARP) shows that people age 50 and older are easy targets for financial abuse because they expect honesty in the marketplace and are less likely to take action if they become victims of fraud. Read more
In life emergencies happen. Sometimes we are prepared and sometimes we aren’t. When it comes to potential financial emergencies, we can be prepared. Starting and building an emergency fund is a great way to be prepared and also helps give you more security and peace of mind.
Listed below are 5 ways you can build up your emergency fund:
Life Hacker recently posted a list of the Top 10 Tech Security Basics that Everyone Should Know. Listed below are the top 5: Read more
Privacy policies – most if not all reputable websites have them. Privacy policies are helpful in telling website visitors about which information is being collected and tracked. However, typical privacy policies are long and full of legal jargon that can be overwhelming and dare I say boring to the average website user. Let’s face it, most people don’t ever read them. Read more
Is your computer safe? Did you know that hackers can brute force their way remotely, into your computer? Listed below are the top 10 usernames and passwords to avoid using: Read more
Cybercriminals are becoming more savvy. As a result, security professionals must become more savvy as well, and find better – more efficient ways to circumvent threats.
Having a good credit score is important to your financial health. It enables you to get more credit, receive better interest rates on loans and credit cards and increases your purchasing power. However, there are some common credit card myths floating around that contrary to the belief, can actually hurt your credit score.
It’s 2016. The internet is no longer in infancy but now floating in a comfortable age of maturity. Big data is here to stay and security is the name of the game. Though it is 2016 and the internet is not “new”, people still forget that an easy password to remember is also a password that can easily be figured out with modern brute force hacking techniques. After all, criminals only get smarter, right? Which, is why we should be smarter too and use more complex passwords or at the very least, passphrases.
The following passwords, made the top 5 of the “25 Worst and Most Overused Passwords” List: