Monthly Archives: March 2012

Pinterest = PinToScam?

As one of today’s fastest growing social media sites, Pinterest is generating a lot of interest. Because of all this interest it’s also getting some undesirable attention from cyber scammers. Its “click the picture” nature makes it easy to visit … Continue reading

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Join my LinkedIn Network = Join my Evil Botnet Empire?

That “Invitation Reminder” in your InBox from LinkedIn may be neither. Although it looks to be a legitimate message from LinkedIn telling you of a pending message from a colleague it maybe a phishing expedition. Cyber-criminals are busy spewing out … Continue reading

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How safe is your Remote Desktop?

Microsoft’s Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a tool that lets users remotely access a PC or server. RDP is frequently used by off-site users and IT support organizations to remotely manage servers Yesterday Microsoft released a security patch to … Continue reading

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