Strong Passwords: Keeping Your Site Secure

One of the single most effective things you can do to keep your web site or other online accounts  safe at the User layer is to have a strong password. This past week in what has been one of the larger distributed brute force attacks against WordPress sites, over 90,000 IP addresses were involved in a login […]

Keeping Your Facebook Account Safe

UPDATE 8/10/2014:  What to do if you are infected with Facebook Malware (includes scanner download) As of March 2013, there are 1.06 billion users and 689 million mobile users on Facebook.  Those users  visit 42 million pages and use 9 million apps.*   That’s a lot of opportunity for hackers to get your private information […]

SECURITY UPDATE: Adobe Updates for Flash Player – Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: February 13, 2013 –  “Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Flash Player to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition or take control of the affected systems.” (CERT) As a review, Denial of Service or (DoS) is a brute force attack that can stop […]

Android Users: Malware Issue and Security Update Notice for Wireless Carriers

Android Users: Malware Issue There’s a  new type of malware that can infect your computer when you connect your smartphone or tablet to your computer and then install a backdoor on your computer. The suspected malware are Clean and DroidCleaner found in Google Play android market. These two are actually the same application.  They are […]