Internet security The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Internet security en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security High profile data breaches reported in the media rarely point to the significant threats from employees, either disgruntled or negligent. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT Robert Siciliano Do You Really Need to Change Your Passwords Every Three Months? Short answer: Yes. Here's why. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Robert Siciliano Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT Thorsten Trapp 15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Robert Siciliano Many Entrepreneurs Still Up in the Air About the Cloud Securing your data is just one tech problem small businesses can afford to solve in the cloud but largely unfounded security worries keep many companies from taking the leap. Thu, 08 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT Ben Uretsky How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic) 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. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:31:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can. Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT Laura Entis 4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Chris Hutchison This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:38:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard 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. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:40:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi Open Wi-Fi networks aren't always safe ones. Make sure your devices are protected against attackers before you surf from a new place. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:30:00 GMT Emily Price Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government A new report released by the Pew Research Center finds that almost all Internet users have taken steps to erase their digital footprints. Just who they are trying to avoid, though, may surprise you. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:27:00 GMT Catherine Clifford What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them Here's how to fight back when a flood of bogus internet traffic threatens to immobilize your website. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 05:00:00 GMT Riva Richmond Why You Might Need to Rethink Your Internet Security -- Now These four steps can help you move beyond firewalls and antivirus systems. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMT Jeremiah Grossman How Not to Send Customer Emails: A Lesson from Comcast If you're emailing customers promotional offers, make sure they know that they can trust your messages to minimize potential concerns over spam or malware. Mon, 12 Sep 2011 06:01:00 GMT Carol Tice