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Here's another way to create a secure password that might not drive you insane

Incomprehensible passwords with numbers, capital letters, and characters like the asterisk are secure but maddening to remember. They are also time consuming to type on mobile devices. But security specialists are promoting another type of password option that might be a little bit more to your liking – long and readable. They just can’t make sense.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (13858)/Comments (0)/

eBay latest to suffer massive data breach

Stolen employee credentials were used to gain access to user information according to online retailer

eBay has announced that it will begin asking users to change their passwords later today after the discovery of a massive data breach.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (10574)/Comments (0)/
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Question before you click

Four steps to protect yourself from hackers

The act of hacking and system cracking has been in existence since the earliest forms of electronic communications. Here are four steps you can take to protect yourself from this kind of attack.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014/Ron Wisdom| Profile/Number of views (9243)/Comments (0)/
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Your default Windows user account is the single biggest threat to your computer

Hackers rely on users logging on with an admin-level account to install viruses and malware

Default user accounts in Windows have administrative-level access. That's fine, it's quite necessary. It is also the number one reason that hackers can compromise Windows computers, installing malware and viruses. Here's how to create alternative accounts and strengthen your personal security.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (11447)/Comments (0)/
The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

There is a new scam that is fooling even tech-savvy users into a malicious and dangerous trap.

A new scam is fooling even experienced users into divulging their Google login info. The scam uses sophisticated techniques to trick the brain—by using an advanced URL trick. See how it works and spread the word. This trap is worse than most!

Friday, January 20, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (10096)/Comments (0)/
Online shopping is about to get safer

Online shopping is about to get safer

New industry standards for secure browser communications kick in next month

Companies (including Oasis) that accept and process online credit card payments will soon move to a more secure Internet protocol. This industry-wide move provides increased security for both industry and consumers. Oasis is ready for the change. Here’s what you need to know about the mandated updates that take place as of June 30, 2018.

Friday, May 18, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (5024)/Comments (0)/
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Windows 10 will soon warn you when connecting to insecure Wi-Fi networks

Windows 10 will soon warn you when connecting to insecure Wi-Fi networks

Microsoft is adding warnings for users connecting to Wi-Fi with old outdated security protocols

The May 2019 Windows 10 update will include a new feature that warns users when connecting to Wi-Fi hotspots that are still using the old WPA or TKIP standards.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (952)/Comments (0)/
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