Although you want your email address on your web site, you don't want spammers to get it. They use automated programs (called "bots") to crawl all over the Internet looking for email addresses.
In honor of the 25th birthday of the first email spam, we've created a free tool that lets people, but not bots, see your email address on your web site.*
A dangerous spear phishing scam that looks like an alert from PayPal is targeting individuals with their actual name and email address. Don't click on the link!
Cloud computing in health care is expected to explode over the next 5 years, according to recent industry reports.
New survey of IT Professionals shows a majority of businesses have adopted Cloud computing; and do so to save money and work more efficiently.
Group urging advertisers to ignore the “Do Not Track” setting in Microsoft's new browser.
August 2012 was apparently "laptop theft month". HHS is reporting several data breaches involving the theft of laptops with personal health care information on them.
Massachusetts health care provider agrees to $1.5 Million settlement after a doctor's laptop was stolen with patient data on it.
U.S. Virgin Mobile user writes simple code to guess his own password knowing only his phone number.
Thanks to Tony T. for finding the story.
Virgin Mobile Claims System is Secure
Virgin Mobile claims that it uses "standard industry practices" to safeguard personal information of its users.
However, many companies require at least 8-digit passwords for user accounts and permit (or require) characters, digits and sometimes symbols and mixed case. They also lock a user out after a certain number of attempts.
Apparently, Virgin Mobile only uses 6-digit passwords for its U.S.