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Application Security and Securing Social Media

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Application Security and Securing Social Media For my first posting we will discuss Application Security and securing social media (remember to update all the applications on your systems not just the operation system). Here is an example why; Adobe had a few patches out on 1/14/14 for Acrobat and Reader, at least 1 is considered […]

Social Media Accounts Security Breach

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  News just came out today from IT NEWS concerning the social media accounts security breach on Skype’s social media accounts.  Not surprising that social media accounts are the target of hackers everywhere.  Business and personal postings provide a wealth of information and whether or not someone can get to this information depends on the […]

Social Media Attacks: The Pretty Face that Invaded a Government Agency through Social Media and How to Avoid Falling into the Same Trap

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by Dr. Scott A. Wells and Justyna La Pay, Ultimate Knowledge Institute  As we just learned from Cyberdefense specialist Aamir Lakhani, Robin Sage social media attacks are alive and well. By creating a fake social media account under the name “Emily Williams” and tricking government personnel into accepting his requests, Lakhani, a penetration tester for […]