security

You Need a Password Manager…Don’t You?

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Passwords are a pain! Trying to remember them all is a real job. Especially if it is a good strong password that looks like this, “Kjj87%vB33*#d!B7007Xw44@3.” Who the hell is gonna remember that?! Now multiply...

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Was Twitter Hacked?

June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

A hacker going by the name of Tessa88 has supposedly offered for sale the log in credentials of 379 million Twitter accounts. The hacker is linked to the same hacker that stole log in credentials...

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App of the Week – Companion

August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Regardless of what neighborhood you live in walking alone at night can be dangerous. Let’s face it, no one is immune to crime.  That’s why Companion is the app of the week. Its always agood...

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Kill Your Adobe Flash Player!

July 16, 2015 | 1 Comments

Whether you know it or not you are probably using Adobe Flash Player. Especially if you are using a Windows PC and it’s a problem. But first let’s get a little background on exactly what...

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Simda Botnet Taken Down

April 21, 2015 | 3 Comments

You may think you are in control of your computer but are you? Have you ever heard the term “in the background?” That is computer terminology meaning your computer is performing a task while you...

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Obama; Foreign Hackers Face Sanctions

April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Obama is weilding yet another sword in his fight against foreign hackers and cyber attacks. Using his presidential powers the president has issued an Executive Order authorizing the federal government to levy sanctions against...

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Far too many African-Americans ignore their Internet security. When we do this we are gambling with our lives. Our financial life, our professional life, our identity, our children’s identity or the identity of our husbands...

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Online Holiday Shopping Series #1

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s November and the holiday shopping season is upon us again. The African American Cyber Report is launching a weekly series focusing on online holiday shopping. Each week through New Year’s Day we will investigate a different facet...

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Improve Your iPhone Security

October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stolen cell phones are a big problem. Every year millions of cell and smartphones are stolen and most are never recovered. According to Business Insider 44% of smartphones were stolen simply because owners forgot them...

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MURDER! Apple Pay Kills the Credit Card!

September 10, 2014 | 1 Comments

Apple announced yesterday it was introducing a new mobile payment system. Known as Apple Pay the system will allow the consumer to make purchases by simply waving their iPhone in front of a POS receiver...

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