Posts Tagged ‘secure’

The security hole in LinkedIn has taught several things. The first is that no company seems to be safe from password thieves.

The second is that better do not always use the same password, because it makes our most vulnerable accounts.

And the last is that the lessons of the security companies fall on deaf ears: despite warnings, passwords stolen and published in LinkedIn accounts show that they are still using the same – and weak – access keys.

Ticbeat explains in the ABC newspaper that the security consultant, Mark Burnett, has made an analysis of the most used access keys. The first list is the already classical and easily deductible password (password in English), according to Business Insider collects. Followed by 123456, 12345678 and 1234.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s company has the means to protect themselves, but the group of hackers has proved it can go very far. Those who fear that social networking can fall – or those who want to prevent account theft – can download all your data with a couple of ‘clicks’. This is a very visible and accessible option but little known.

To perform data downloading a file, the user must refer to the button ‘Account’ located in the upper right corner of Facebook. It then opens a menu where you must select ‘Account Settings’. The default display shows the menu ‘General’, in which you can edit the user name, password, language and networks and the related accounts and email address.

Under this menu option ‘Download a copy’, directed to another window which explains in detail this role. Facebook says that the file contains any user who has photo and video sharing social network and publications in the Wall, friends list, messages and chat conversations. The photos of friends, status updates and comments the user has posted in other accounts are excluded from the data download.

The window adds a warning message, which encourages the user to protect your private information. “Your Facebook file includes important (more…)

The popularity of WordPress plays against him in some respects. The fact that  time more companies using WordPress for their official websites, e-commerce platforms and corporate blogs makes our dear WordPress is target of attack from hackers.

And the most common way that hackers use to control a web site often introduce malware into the code, so that they can get management permissions, and thereby access to all data of the web for their uses, usually fraudulent.

I have already spoken on other occasions of some measures to ensure WordPress, but today I want to make list of basic, a reminder, to protect from malware to WordPress.

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Change passwords on a regular basis: not just the WordPress but also those of FTP, PHP myAdmin access and even the access to the control (more…)

Computer viruses are a nuisance. The real dangers are most aware of. You go where there are street lights, lock the door behind him, takes a taxi home when you’ve been in restaurants and so on. Computing world is new to most people and you do not know when or from where computer viruses come.Everything is much less clear. This article will help you avoid computer viruses,just as you avoid the dangers of reality Quick Facts

How long does it take

1. Email is the most common way of infection. You should NEVER click on a link in an email that you are not 110% sure that it comes from a trusted sender! You should even be suspicious of your friends then it could be a virus trying to infect further. There are two possible infection risks with email:
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  • You will receive an e-mail from someone you do not know who tells you to click a link. The moment you click on that link, bang, when your computer is infected with a computer world response to the bubonic plague. Often, the sender may seem to be a bank (perhaps your bank) or a company that is trustworthy. The fact is that it is quite easy to manipulate the sender of an e-mail or the domain of a link.
  • You will receive an email from someone you know. But you do not know is that your friend’s computer has been infected by a computer virus and is now trying to spread to your friend’s friends. The message is often something that makes it click friendly. For example, there should be pictures of your girlfriend naked, or that the person is sick and needs help. The allusion is always on your feelings about something.

2. Do not click on pop-up window stating sudden disaster in your town! A hacker using your IP address to determine where you are. He displays (more…)