New Study on American Password Security

For about six years, we have discussed the use of passwords. Or their lack of use! 🙁  Now we ask, are things better today? And we present the highlights from a new study on American password security . In reverse order by age, we urge you to read at least a couple of these posts: […]

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Cybercrime Costs How Much?

The extent of cybercrime continues to explode, as we have noted before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). Consider the following: Interpol describes the types of cybercrime that exist — “Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime. More and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience, and anonymity of the Internet to commit a diverse […]

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Ransomware Now a BIGGER Problem — What Can YOU Do?

We have written several times before about the devastating results caused by ransomware hacking (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). “Ransomware is malware. The hackers demand payment, often via Bitcoin or prepaid credit card, from victims in order to regain access to an infected device and the data stored on it.” [Ransomware: The Smart Person’s […]

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