By David Gracey It’s been way too long since we have made a journey to Cynthia’s Corner. For those of you who have been waiting on the edge of your seats for the next thrilling edition of the technology problems experienced by my mother-in-law, the wait is over! When we last visited Cynthia’s Corner, the…

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by David Gracey The bad guys never stop trying to figure out ways of separating people from their money.   The advancement of technology has given hackers the ability to steal from people around the world, not just from folks in their own community.  Hiding behind firewalls and slow-moving international police investigations has emboldened them to…

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by David Gracey Researchers at Moscow-based security company Kaspersky just this week uncovered a computer virus that has infected thousands of computers around the world.  The virus, called “Flame”, has been quietly spreading to vulnerable computers for about 2 years.  It has been dormant all this time which has allowed it to spread undetected.  Recently…

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With the holiday travel season rapidly approaching, many of us will have the opportunity to use public Wi-Fi during the coming months. Here are some basic tips from the ABA Journal to make you less of a target when using public Wi-Fi: l. Get your shields up. You want to understand how vulnerable your computer is—right…

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Know Your Enemies by Tony Rushin In previous blogs I highlighted the perils of phishing – particularly spear-phishing – and provided tips to battle these bad guys who use phishing to trick you in order to get your userid and password.  Phishing is the most common tactic used in on-line identity theft but in the…

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