December 28, 2011Although online security threats are often far from the mind of avid gamers, 2011 has proven that virtual realms can be breeding grounds for real identity thieves and should be approached with proper precautions.
December 26, 2011By all accounts, 2011 will be remembered as a historically difficult year for the online security community. In an effort to bring perspective to the matter, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has released a report detailing some of the most notable events of the year.
December 20, 2011With consumers and business professionals constantly on the lookout for innovative password manager strategies, Microsoft has unveiled plans that hint at where the online security industry may be headed.
December 16, 2011Consumers may now have renewed inspiration for taking online security measures into their own hands after research from IdentityHawk revealed that 13,945,653 online records were compromised last month as a result of 87 reported data breaches.
December 12, 2011As online security awareness continues to grow among consumers and business professionals in response to identity theft and data breach incidents, analysts from ABI Research expect to see strong growth in the market for password protection technology.
December 12, 2011Brett DeLange, head of the Idaho Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division, recently learned about identity theft the hard way. According to the Idaho Statesman, the public official recently had his credit card information stolen - likely as a result of an online security misstep.
December 07, 2011Online banking environments are prime targets for identity thieves, and it is up to both customers and financial institutions to ensure they are employing online security best practices.
December 02, 2011Uninformed computer users are a hacker's best friend. Luckily, PC Pro recently gave consumers and business professionals a leg up in the fight against online security threats by listing the 10 most popular password cracking techniques favored by cybercriminals.