Filed under Browser Security

IT’S TIME FOR A SECURITY CHECK UP

You have probably heard about the most recent technology security problem. The personal data of 6 million Verizon customers were leaked online. Verizon said that the problem was the result of a misconfigured security setting on a cloud server. The error made available online the names, phone numbers and PIN codes of customers. Unless you … Continue reading

GOT HEARTBLEED TROUBLE?

A SECURE WEBSITE, A LOCK, HTTPS – WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN? Hackers are always thinking of ways to steal your information. We are told to make sure that we are using a secure website whenever personal\private information is being sent. The two main ways to know if a site is secure is if it … Continue reading

BING HAS MORE POISONED LINKS THAN GOOGLE?

Last week, a study by Fraser Howard, one of the main researchers at Sophos Labs (a computer security software and hardware company) suggested that you are twice more likely to click on a poisoned link at Bing.com than you are at Google.com. A poisoned link is a link that takes you to an infected website … Continue reading

DO YOU KNOW WHO IS WATCHING YOU?

There are several websites that provide totally free services such as Google Mail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, etc. Do you ever wonder how they are able to provide services for free?  In order to have a website you must have a server and access to the Internet. Depending on how complex the website is, you may … Continue reading