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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Flash Player Updates Used in Highly Misleading Tactics to Peddle Wares

July 3, 2013 | BY

Whether you’re new to surfing the Internet or an old hand, we all know the importance of keeping our systems and software updated to avoid becoming a victim of exploits, malware and other cyber threats. Exploits in particular is one area that are being targeted heavily by criminals and privacy invaders with more and more popups and/or warning screens that hit our web browsers.

Buyer Beware: Steam Keys and What You Should Know

July 2, 2013 | BY

Almost a decade after its’ initial release, Steam has gotten so popular that, at any given time, there are millions of gamers logged in, browsing the store and playing games. Nevertheless, as with anything that becomes popular on the web, bad guys pay attention too, and look to make a profit where they can. With that in mind, let’s take a quick look at some things you may want to watch out for when gaming with Steam.

DDOS, the doorbell ditch of cybercrime

July 1, 2013 | BY

This morning, Michael Callahan of Juniper Networks posted an article on SecurityWeek.com about distributed denial of service, or DDOS, called “Take a Broader, Deeper, Wider Bite out of Cybercrime.” A DDOS attack is when numerous client systems send massive amounts of network traffic to a single web server in the hopes of making it impossible […]

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