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  • Social Engineering and How to Guard Against It

    by Kim Williams  -   December 12, 2013
    Social engineering refers to the act of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging information that permit attackers to gain unauthorized access. Find out more about social engineering and ways to guard against it.

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  • New Database ‘Blacklists’ Stolen Smartphones

    by Ty Bowers  -   December 10, 2013
    The wireless industry, law enforcement and policymakers aim to shutdown the after-market for stolen smartphones and Internet-connected devices. A newly completed database "blacklists" stolen devices so they cannot be reactivated.

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  • Christmas Shopping with Bitcoins

    by Kim Williams  -   December 5, 2013
    As the value of Bitcoins increases, more businesses, including brick-and-mortar retailers, are accepting them as a form of payment.

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  • Online Scammers Target Holiday Shoppers

    by NW3C Staff  -   December 3, 2013
    In the rush to find the perfect item or deal online, holiday shoppers may prove unwitting targets for cyber scammers. Take steps to avoid some of the commonly reported schemes.

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