Author: William Borghetti

The Value of Good Passwords

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The recent breach of LinkedIn provides some insight into the core problem of password security: weak passwords. The table below shows the most common [...]

End of the Line for Internet Explorer

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Microsoft announced this week that it's officially dropping support for most older versions of its Internet Explorer browsers. What does this mean in simple [...]

Partners HealthCare notifies 3,300 patients of Email Breach

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Boston-based nonprofit health care system Partners HealthCare is notifying about 3,300 patients about a security breach. Partners says in November 2014 it [...]

Bank Hackers Steal More Than $900 Million – Via Infected Emails

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Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab, has recently uncovered what may be the biggest bank cyber theft in history. More than 100 banks in 30 countries [...]

Costs from Target’s Recent Data Breach? $110 Million.

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Target announced Tuesday that it had to lower its earnings outlook for the second quarter due to costs related to its recent data breach. Interestingly, the [...]

Privacy Encroachments From Your Favorite eBook Reader: Amazon Kindle

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Although we blog often about security and the importance of protecting information at rest and in transit, we often forget why security is important in the [...]

Zero-day Flaw Continues to Haunt IE8 Users

IE8 Zero-day Flaw Continues
For more than 7 months now, users of Internet Explorer 8 have been subjected to a Zero-day vulnerability with their browser with no apparent fix from [...]

US and UK Warn: Stop Using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Browser

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In an unusual move, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team and its counterpart in the United Kingdom say that users of Microsoft's Internet [...]

Heartbleed. What it Is, What it Means and Why You Should Care

As you may have heard over the past few days, a new security vulnerability was discovered that could give a hacker access to private information on a remote [...]