In a Top Ten list worthy of David Letterman, cyber security firm Rapid7 has released an info-graphic (see below) that includes the top 30 LinkedIn passwords that hackers (easily) cracked last week. This storymakes clear the companies are lax with our data AND that many users are lax with their own security. Related Stories […]
With an update from LinkedIn below. For a Web firm like LinkedIn, there’s a fate worse than confessing to a massive security breach: Failing to detect an ongoing one. Hours after reports surfaced Wednesday that LinkedIn had suffered an intrusion by Russian hackers who leaked 6.5 million of the site’s passwords, LinkedIn has yet to […]
Yesterday, I was forwarded the following email, with a note asking me if I planned to comment on it: Hey you, here comes Chaka Fatta. Hopefully this will not pass, but if it does, we will have a 1% on all credit card charges. ON JANUARY 1, 2013, THE US GOVERNMENT IS REQUIRING EVERYONE TO […]
There is yet another IRS email scam making the rounds, this one having to do with your tax refund. It is not a legitimate email from IRS. Here’s what it says: After the last annual calculations of your financial activity we have concluded that you are eligible to get a tax refund of $464. You […]
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LinkedIn has released its annual list of the most overused words and phrases in its 135 million member profiles, and the results—while not shocking—are an eye-opener.