Category Archives: Data Breaches

Phishing vs Spear Phishing vs Whaling Attacks

The following article was written by Jareth and appeared in the Emsisoft Blog on19 February 2019. We found it informative, interesting and fascinating. .With permission, we are posting it here and in our daily newsletter in order to share it with all our readers. Our thanks to Emsisoft and the Emsisoft team; a special thanks to… Read More »

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords Google has a new, free Password Checkup extension for Chrome that automatically checks your passwords to make sure they have not been hacked. The extension checks your passwords in real-time – as you use them – against a huge Google database of  approximately four billion known hacked/stolen passwords.… Read More »

Phishing is the Internet’s Most Successful Con [A Great Read]

Phishing Is the Internet’s Most Successful Con Tricking people out of sensitive information online is far too easy. (From “The Atlantic” ) In the classic 1973 heist movie The Sting, two con men—played by Robert Redford and Paul Newman—build a fictitious world in a Depression-era Chicago basement to defraud a corrupt banker. They make an… Read More »

Easy Password Tips… Because Passwords Are Important

Easy Password Tips… Because Passwords Are Important! Don’t Skedaddle Away! Many of you are going to see the word password in the title and skedaddle away looking for a tip you can sink your teeth into. However if you ever have your simple, easy-to-guess password stolen – you know the password you use for every… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #768– Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #768– Available Online NOTE: To all our Canadian Friends. We wished you a belated happy Canada Day. We stand corrected. Instead of a belated Happy Canada Day we wish you a HAPPY CANADA DAY! Thanks to all of you who wrote and corrected me (TC). It was my mistake. Enjoy… Read More »

Yahoo + AOL + Verizon Equals Oath [Better read the new TOS]

Yahoo + AOL + Verizon Equals Oath [Better read the new TOS] First, we’re not lawyers and don’t claim to be. We don’t know anymore about law than the next average Joe. But we have been a around a long time and we’ve learned to tell the difference between the elevator and the shaft. Yahoo has… Read More »