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Bio: Tony Bradley is Founder and President of S3KUR3, Inc., providing expertise and written content on a variety of technology subjects, ranging from social networking to mobile devices to information security. Tony is the writer behind the PCWorld Net Work blog and print column, author / co-author of a dozen IT books, and frequent contributor of content for PCWorld, and other online media sources. Tony has been a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) for nearly 9 years, and has been awarded the prestigious Microsoft MVP designation for 6 straight years.
- We recently passed an Internet milestone: April 12 marked the 20-year anniversary of commercialized spam. But even with two decades and trillions of unsolicited messages behind us, it seems there is still no end in sight.
1 day 14 hours ago
- Twitter announced that it is putting its MoPub acquisition to use by enabling Twitter marketers to promote and distribute mobile apps. There is a potential opportunity there, though, for attackers to exploit the system if users become conditioned to download apps from their Twitter feed without thinking.
4 days 14 hours ago
- Everything's been hacked! Change all your passwords but not yet! Security experts cut through the Heartbleed hype.
5 days 19 hours ago
- HP's 2013 Cyber Risk Report found most security risks result from configuration errors rather than flaws in the application itself.
1 week 4 days ago
- By now you've likely heard about the Heartbleed bug, a critical vulnerability that exposes potentially millions of passwords to attack and undermines the very security of the Internet. Because the flaw exists in OpenSSL--which is an open source implementation of SSL encryption--many will question whether the nature of open source development is in some way at fault. I touched based with security experts to get their thoughts.
1 week 6 days ago
- What's the worst that could happen when Microsoft ends Windows XP support? Do you really want to find out?
2 weeks 4 days ago
- The competing suites square off over features, file compatibility and ease of use.
3 weeks 1 day ago
- Evernote is more than a digital notepad. Try these tools to see how versatile it can be.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- Despite all of the attention it has received in the media, government hacking ranks low as a concern for security professionals.
6 weeks 5 days ago
- Java's prevalence on devices and lax defenses make it a favorite target of malware developers.
6 weeks 6 days ago
- The F-Secure H2 2013 Threat Report also cites government surveillance and Android malware as growing threats.
7 weeks 11 hours ago
- Frankenmeat may not be the only spam in your refrigerator.
7 weeks 1 day ago
- This tax season you may have more to worry about than how much you owe. A new study from Identity Finder finds the IRS is not properly protecting social security numbers in some tax returns.
8 weeks 19 hours ago
- Webroot mobile threat report illustrates dramatic rise in mobile malware--especially threats targeting Android devices.
8 weeks 4 days ago
- Mobile security report finds cyber criminals adapt practices to maximize profits and minimize detection.
8 weeks 5 days ago
- A study from Avecto found that almost all of the vulnerabilities reported by Microsoft in 2013 could be mitigated with one easy change.
8 weeks 6 days ago
- The year's barely started, and we've already had enough data breaches at major retailers to make a barter economy seem like a good idea. Unfortunately there are yet more security threats to look forward to in 2014. Here are the biggest ones we anticipate.
11 weeks 5 days ago
- Target, Nieman-Marcus and Michael's breaches are probably the tip of the iceberg and a sign of things to come.
12 weeks 1 day ago
- Files on your backup drive may be as vulnerable as those on your PC, unless you take some important precautions.
12 weeks 1 day ago
- It's bad enough that Target allowed more than 100 million accounts to be compromised, but its response is an exercise in poor judgment.
13 weeks 4 days ago
- The Windows 8 tablet let me ditch my other devices and go from work to play without a hitch.
13 weeks 6 days ago
- Microsoft and GoDaddy have partnered to offer Office 365 as the exclusive business-class email and productivity tools service for GoDaddy's small business customers.
14 weeks 1 day ago
- Every year at CES ioSafe has raised the bar for disaster-proof storage--often with dramatic demonstrations involving fire, or guns, or massive bolts of electricity. This year ioSafe scaled back the theatrics but announced a new product that lets you store massive amounts of data in a private cloud that can survive virtually anything.
15 weeks 12 hours ago
- A report from HP claims apps lack security defenses, fail to encrypt data, and compromise personal information.
19 weeks 5 days ago
- Not just because Microsoft stops supporting it in April, but because you'll enjoy modern features and much better security.
19 weeks 5 days ago
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