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Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach
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A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
April 18, 2014 in Business News
How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

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In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.
April 18, 2014 in Technology
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

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While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
April 11, 2014 in Technology
Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

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A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
April 4, 2014 in Technology
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

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Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.
April 3, 2014 in Business News
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

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The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
March 25, 2014 in Social Media
Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

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With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.
March 24, 2014 in Technology
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

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If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
March 20, 2014 in Technology
Video: Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?Play Video

Is Your Cyber Security in Shape? (Video)

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With cyber security issues facing major retailers, entrepreneurs are scrambling to protect customer data.
March 18, 2014 in Technology
The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

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Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices.
March 5, 2014 in Technology
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

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In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
March 4, 2014 in Technology
Photos: How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

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From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
March 3, 2014 in Technology
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

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Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
February 28, 2014 in Technology
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

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The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
February 27, 2014 in Technology
How to Protect Your Website From Negative SEO

How to Protect Your Website From Negative SEO

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Ways you can prevent unethical SEO techniques from harming your site and your business.
February 26, 2014 in Marketing
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

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According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
February 19, 2014 in Security
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

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Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.
February 17, 2014 in Security
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

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Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers’ email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
February 16, 2014 in Financing
Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

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With Edward Snowden causing a whole lot of hoopla over passwords, here are a few alternatives to keep your company safe and sound.
February 12, 2014 in Security
Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

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Just weeks after a claim that PayPal compromised the credit-card data of one of its users, the company's president claimed his card got skimmed.
February 12, 2014 in Security
Preventing Another Target Attack

Preventing Another Target Attack

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For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
February 10, 2014 in Security
Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

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Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.
February 4, 2014 in Technology
Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

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As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.
January 31, 2014 in Security
5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

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While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
January 31, 2014 in Security
Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

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In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.
January 30, 2014 in Security

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