Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sony PlayStation = Identity Theft?

If you have a Sony PlayStation in the house you may be one of the 77 Million who have lost some Personal and Private information. This week, Sony announced the following PlayStation Network user account information was compromised in connection … Continue reading

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Craigslist used as malware delivery method

Over the last several days, an ad for an “18ft 98 procraft 180bass boat w/ trailer – $2400” has been placed on Craigslist in numerous cities across the country.  The post contains no pictures of the boat but conveniently provides … Continue reading

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Small Business the winners of the 2010 “Cyber-Target” Award

Verizon and the US Secret Service have released their annual report on Data Breaches with some interesting findings for small business owners. First, the bad news. This, directly from the report: “Criminals may be making a classic risk vs. reward … Continue reading

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Adobe on the Patch Path, again.

Adobe has released a critical patch fixing a security hole in Reader and Acrobat. This weakness was first detected in March with a Flash exploit. The weakness in Flash is also present in Reader, Acrobat and AIR. Adobe issued a … Continue reading

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How sophisticated is sophisticated?

Lancaster County School District has unfortunately been the victim of a computer intrusion which may involve the loss of personal and private information of over 25,000 students and employees. Here’s a snippet of what’s been sent to the possible victims: … Continue reading

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New week, New Facebook scam

Scammers are sending emails, allegedly from Facebook Help, telling of spam being sent from your account.  Because of this, your password has been changed and you need to open the attached file for instructions. None of this is true, the … Continue reading

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Skype on Android Leaking Data

Seems Skype running on Android is playing a little fast and loose with some of your information. Things like: account balance, your full name, date of birth, address, phone numbers and e-mail address. AndroidPolice.com discovered, “Skype mistakenly left these files … Continue reading

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