Worst Passwords of 2014

The latest report on our password usage in 2014 is public and it doesn’t look good. Based on an analysis of millions of leaked passwords, it shows “123456” and “password” as the two most common passwords. That is unchanged from 2013. When you use weak passwords, you are exchanging security for convenience, which is not […]

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Five Ways You’ll Be Hacked on Cyber Monday

According to a June 2014 study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the likely annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime could reach $575 billion. It’s a big number. Here are five ways hackers will try to get you to contribute to it while you enthusiastically search for the best deals on […]

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Cyber Crime: How It Happens And How You Can Protect Yourself

From the Desk of Desk of William F. Pelgrin, Chair An increasing number of domestic and international criminals are using the Internet for illegal purposes. Computers and other electronic devices can be used to commit crimes. This newsletter will discuss who are potential  targets, the nature of computer and cyber crime, and what you can […]

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