Skimming is still a lucrative endeavor for thieves, as PayPal’s president found out the hard way. This unfortunate event reminds us that it doesn’t matter who you are, you can still be a target for the thieves.
Monthly Archive: February 2014
A personal VPN must be intelligent enough to know what the connection is and only activate when needed.
At PRIVATE WiFi, we not only devised that capability, we patented it.
I’m currently in San Francisco, attending the annual RSA Conference with 25,000 other participants. Richard Clarke, the National Security Advisor under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, gave the keynote speech at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Summit, which is part of the larger RSA Conference.
Did you think that only Windows users had to worry about security issues? While Apple has usually been the more secure and reliably safe platform, recent news about a flaw in their security has changed that perception. According to a new report, Apple users have been susceptible to a man in the middle attack when using Safari (and other applications) on supposedly secure websites.
A new executive order contains a set of industry standards and best practices to help businesses manage cybersecurity risks. The government and the private sector worked together to create several new standards to understand and prevent such risks.
Part of our work at The Identity Theft Resource Center, and part of why we share our data with PRIVATE WiFi’s audience as well, is to help educate consumers on preventing and resolving data breaches.
That’s why we’re so proud of our first, recently released infographic.
What does “mobile first, cloud first” mean for your online privacy? Mobile devices will get increasingly fast and easy to use. Security is going to be paramount given the threats with all this information being in the cloud. Information leakage on the cloud or exposure to hackers is still a very big threat without the use of a personal VPN. Find out what emerging mobile philosophies might be explored at next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and how it affects your online privacy.
The New Republic, Ireland’s top technology website, spoke with Ronan Murphy, the CEO of Smarttech.ie, who detailed how many people are in the dark regarding the security risks they are exposed to when using public WiFi.
You never think you’ll be able to search online for the results of your last physical exam, but that’s exactly what happened to some innocent people in California.
When it comes to wireless security at the Winter Games in Sochi, you’re in a high risk environment. Cybercriminals routinely exploit high profile events that draw huge crowds. That’s why the U.S. government is warning travelers to the Olympics what they should expect – namely that none of their communications should be considered private.
“In a country where we expect free WiFi with our coffee, why shouldn’t we have it in our schools?” President...
It’s the latest in the wave of cyber attacks to hit American businesses.
Guests at some hotels managed by White Lodging Services Corporation – which include such brands as Marriott, Holiday Inn, and Sheraton – may have had their credit and debit card information stolen in a data breach that went on for most of 2013.