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Anonymous Gets Michael Brown Shooter Wrong

August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The hacktivist group Anonymous got it wrong. On Thursday a member of the group Tweeted what they thought was the name of the police officer that shot Micheal Brown. The name turned out to be wrong. According to the Daily Caller the name was actually that of a communications operator from nearby St. Ann Police Department. ...

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Video: Avoid Credit Card Fraud

August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Life is good. You have great dinner and whip out that credit card to pay for it. That sexy watch at the mall; break out that card. And of course drinks with the boys. All these purchases require you to surrender your card to a stranger for just a few minutes and in that few...

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ALERT! Hospital Network Hacked ALERT!

August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community Health Systems, a for profit hospital network operating hospitals across the nation announced today that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients. Hackers broke into the company’s network and gained access to patient names, Social Security numbers, physical addresses, birthdays and telephone numbers. Patients who received treatment from...

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Online Transaction Security

August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trying to protect your money online is no easy task. Online transaction security is almost nonexistent with some companies. And many banks will simply pay off your fraud claim rather than secure their systems. These guys at the top of banks and transaction services feel it is not yet worth the price of providing good...

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PoachIt Shopping App Shops Like You Do

August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I discovered an interesting new app that shops like people do. PoachIt is a shopping app that will chase down almost any product on over 5,000 retail websites, identify if the item is on sale or wait for it to go on sale and it does this twice a day. Founder Gidi Fisher says; “When people...

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

August 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

We have seen passwords attacked and broken time and time again. Black people are like everybody else, making the same passwords mistakes. Mistakes like using the same password at multiple websites and making your password simple to remember and just as easy to guess. I mean really, some passwords are just stupid. I preach it...

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Blacks in Technology

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask anyone who knows  and they will tell you that black people are difficult to find in the technology industry. Silicon Valley has a color problem and its really no secret. But there are blacks in technology.  As matter of fact Wayne Sutton, formerly of  NewMe accelerator and founder of PitchTo, believes African-Americans all over the nation...

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ZD Net’s Six Clicks has revealed the best free Windows anti-virus and malware scanners. I preach this to black people and I hope someone out there is listening; treat your computer and Internet connection the way you treat your home. That means keep it clean, keep it secure and keep it safe. Windows is still...

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Password Mistakes

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As I wrote last week, Russian hackers may have stolen billions of passwords and I am pretty sure your’s and mine are included in the bunch. So I advised all of my readers to change their passwords immediately. I certainly hope you have. Right now, and I’m pretty sure of this, those hackers are disposing...

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Billions of Passwords Stolen-They got you!

August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Russian criminal gang has stolen 1.2 billion passwords and user names and 500 million email addresses.  According to Milwaukee based security firm, Hold Security, the passwords were stolen from over 400,000 businesses and personal websites. In comparison the breach of Target stores last year compromised only 40 million names. The websites include smaller businesses...

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