The Pew Research Center reports that growing numbers of Americans report that they have experienced personal data loss. Findings from a January 2014 survey show that: 18% of online adults have had important personal information stolen such as their Social Security Number, credit card, or bank account information. That’s an increase from the 11% who reported personal
TrustedSec CEO on The Katie Show TrustedSec CEO David Kennedy appeared talks to Katie Couric about how easy it is for hackers to break into your home computer. Resources mentioned in the video: Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 4.0 (EMET)
Trustwave reports that over 2 million passwords were stolen recently using keylogging software. These user names and passwords belonged to more than 93,000 web sites. See the money.cnn.com story.
I can’t think of a better reason to backup your documents than this story. Imagine suddenly realizing the hard drive your threw out a few months ago contained the private key for Bitcoin that were purchased several years ago and had since risen in value to nearly eight million USD. Read the sad story. Back
Adobe has reported that passwords, unencrypted emails and password reminder questions and answers were stolen from Adobe leaving customers wondering if other accounts will be compromised. As we have stated time and time again people reuse passwords on most sites, so the stolen emails and questions are all that are needed to gain access