Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted SoftwareGoogle discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.
Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test CybersecurityWould YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.
Anthem To Offer Identity Theft Protection After Massive HackThe nation's second-largest health insurer said Friday that for two years it will provide credit monitoring, identity theft repair assistance if someone experiences fraud, and identity protection designed specifically for children. The services are available to all current and former customers since 2004.
Anthem Warns Customers Of Phishing Emails, Phone Calls From Scammers After Hacking RevealedAfter a huge hack, Anthem is warning about "phishing" scam emails that are targeting people it insures or has insured in the past.
Bogus Child Predator Warning Hides San Mateo Email Phishing ScamSan Mateo police are advising Internet users to be on the lookout for a dangerous email in their inbox that is not only fraudulently reporting a child predator in the neighborhood, but also attempting to acquire the email recipients’ sensitive information.
Fed Jury Indicts Haitian Man In Email Takeover Scam, That Emptied $233K From NorCal Man's AccountAuthorities said Maxito Pean sent a phishing email to a man in Saratoga to trick him into entering his bank username and password on a phony website.
Larry Magid: Parent’s Guide To Cyber SecurityOctober is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and our technology analyst just happened to finish writing a guide for parents on this very issue.
California Has Highest Number Of ID Theft Complaints; CALPIRG Offers AdviceCALPIRG has released a report that puts the Golden State at the top when it comes to ID theft complaints, but they have some tips on how to protect yourself.
Google Alerts Gmail Users Of Possible Hacker AttackGoogle has warned some Gmail users their accounts may fall victim to a well-financed, coordinated hacker attack.
Tech Firms Combine To Combat Phishing ScamsGoogle, Yahoo and other tech companies are working together to combat email “phishing” scams.
Banks, Retailers Warn Of Huge E-Mail Data BreachEpsilon, the world's largest "permissions-based" e-mail marketing company which has offices in San Francisco, said that someone hacked into its computer system and stole an unknown number of e-mail addresses and names.
Shoppers Advised Against Online ScamsNow that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, so are scam artists trying to get at your personal information. McAfee has come out with its 12 Scams of Christmas to help prevent shoppers from online predators.
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