Monthly Archives: October 2013

How digital forensics help in uncovering facts

  What if an employee visits the Human Resources Department with allegations that a colleague sent them offensive emails? What if the suspected employee deleted certain files from their computer? What would you do? Digital forensics can retrieve deleted files … Continue reading

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Class helps military children be safe, secure online

Christine Shely, instructor, teaches military children about cyber safety during the Safe and Secure Online class Oct. 22 at the USO Warrior and Family Center. The class, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton as part of Holding Down the Homefront program, … Continue reading

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Protect America, Inc. Releases Halloween Security Tips

  Protect America, Inc. a home security think tank that focuses on wireless alarm systems and Smart Home products, has released its official security recommendations for homeowners celebrating Halloween this season. The chaotic nature of Halloween can be an opportunity for a thief to … Continue reading

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Wireless standards–Home automation, energy, care and security

  Exceptional changes are underway in the home networking market and a wide range of home systems. Everything from thermostats, light switches, door locks and smoke detectors will become networked. Born from a collective desire to better control our environment and cut … Continue reading

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iOS apps vulnerable to Wi-Fi hijacking bug

Many apps in iOS — and possibly other OSes as well — are vulnerable to a Wi-Fi based attack that redirects traffic to a malicious server without the user ever knowing   Researchers from device security firm Skycurehave unearthed an unnerving vulnerability in … Continue reading

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Internet Risky for Self-Harming Teens, Study Finds

  Young people who have a history of harming themselves or attempting suicide might be particularly vulnerable to negative messages posted online, new research shows. The new review, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE, found that kids and young adults who have thoughts … Continue reading

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Young folks less concerned about privacy – but take more countermeasures

  Think that frat party Facebook photo is all you have to worry about hiding online? Think again. A new survey from J.D. Power suggests that concerns about companies using private information aren’t actually more prevalent today than they were a decade ago … Continue reading

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Analysis: NSA’s data grab ought to boost privacy concerns

  SEATTLE — The latest revelation of how government spies tap into the personal data that U.S. consumers so blithely place into the control of the Internet’s advertising giants is the most profound yet. The Washington Post today outed a National Security Agency data snooping … Continue reading

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FBI’s regional computer lab gets top marks

  SORRENTO VALLEY — The FBI’s Regional Computer Forensics Lab in San Diego has received international accreditation, a months-long process that attests to the quality of the work performed there. The recognition was celebrated at the FBI’s headquarters in Sorrento Valley Tuesday. The … Continue reading

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Former Lindenwood University student sentenced for info leak

Addison Todd, a former Lindenwood University student was sentenced to 90 days in jail for his role in the tampering and online publishing of confidential student information.   A former Lindenwood University student was sentenced to 90 days in jail … Continue reading

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