Spam In your Calendar? Here’s What to Do.

Spam In your Calendar? Here’s What to Do.

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Many spam trends are cyclical: Spammers tend to switch tactics when one method of hijacking your time and attention stops working. But periodically they circle back to old tricks, and few spam ...
What You Should Know About the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

What You Should Know About the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Big-three credit bureau Equifax has reportedly agreed to pay at least $650 million to settle lawsuits stemming from a 2017 breach that let intruders steal personal and financial data on roughly 148 ...
Microsoft to Require Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud Solution Providers

Microsoft to Require Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud Solution Providers

It might be difficult to fathom how this isn't already mandatory, but Microsoft Corp. says it will soon force all Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) that help companies manage their Microsoft Azure and ...
Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

Canadian government regulators are using the country's powerful new anti-spam law to pursue hefty fines of up to a million dollars against Canadian citizens suspected of helping to spread malicious software ...
Don't Get Phished: Authentication Best Practices (Cloud Next '18)

Android 7.0+ Phones Can Now Double as Google Security Keys

Google this week made it easier for Android users to enable strong 2-factor authentication (2FA) when logging into Google's various services. The company announced that all phones running Android 7.0 and higher ...
Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof

Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof

Phone numbers stink for security and authentication. They stink because most of us have so much invested in these digits that they've become de facto identities. At the same time, when you ...
MyEquifax.com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN

MyEquifax.com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN

Most people who have frozen their credit files with Equifax have been issued a numeric Personal Identification Number (PIN) which is supposed to be required before a freeze can be lifted or ...
What the Marriott Breach Says About Security

What the Marriott Breach Says About Security

We don't yet know the root cause(s) that forced Marriott this week to disclose a four-year-long breach involving the personal and financial information of 500 million guests of its Starwood hotel properties ...
How to Shop Online Like a Security Pro

How to Shop Online Like a Security Pro

'Tis the season when even those who know a thing or two about Internet scams tend to let down their guard in the face of an eye-popping discount or the stress of ...
Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition

Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition

Microsoft on Tuesday released 16 software updates to fix more than 60 security holes in various flavors of Windows and other Microsoft products. Adobe's also got security patches available for Flash, Acrobat ...
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