By Richard Stokes We last wrote a tip on public Wi-Fi back in 2015, so it’s time to revisit the topic again because free Wi-Fi is now everywhere (hotels, airports, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.). There are also a lot of different schools of thought on how safe they are and whether we really need to…

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Facebook Breach - What You Need to Know | Network 1 Consulting

By David Gracey Facebook is always making headlines, but the past few weeks it has been front page news for a very bad reason: it allowed one of its paying customers to access data from 50 million accounts.  People are furious with the company, deleting the app from their phones and complaining of privacy violations.…

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By Kevin Jackman Yesterday, a co-worker of mine went to lunch with a friend, and as they returned to their cars, his friend noticed his window had been broken into, and his gym bag was nowhere to be found. We usually write about tips that protect you from thieves and threats via the internet, but…

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By Tony Coughlin What is phishing? It is becoming a more frequent term in everyday life. The term is defined as an attempt to obtain sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and credit card information by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. In other words, these bad boys and girls are going to send…

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By Kate O’Neal In today’s world, almost all of us rely on wireless networks, and we believe them to be secure and encrypted. Earlier this month, a vulnerability was discovered regarding WPA2 encrypted networks, and it’s something you should pay attention to. The KRACK attack (Key Reinstallation Attacks) can affect virtually any modern Wi-Fi network…

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