Posts tagged "Identity Theft"

How a typo can expose your private data

How a typo can expose your private data
Hackers need personal data to exploit for identify theft and other fraud, but sometimes a simple typing mistake can expose your private information to someone who has no reason to see it. If that happens you have to hope that the person getting access to your accounts lacks criminal tendencies. I wanted to change the... Read more »

List 5: Information Security Basics

List 5: Information Security Basics
If you haven’t heard about how Mat Honan’s digital life was erased by hackers in less than an hour, you should read his story┬áhere. It’s chilling. He lost data saved on the Internet (that venerable cloud) and on his iPhone, iPad and MacBook, including irreplaceable pictures of the first year of his daughter’s life. He... Read more »