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Jimmy Kimmel: Most Dangerous Celebrity

Move your mouse away from that Jimmy Kimmel video link! He may appear harmless, but he just topped the most dangerous celebrity list.

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Russian Hackers Collect 1.2 Billion Passwords!

‚ÄčThere has been another breach! According to the New York Times, 1.2 billion usernames and passwords have been stolen by a Russian gang. Security researchers have suggested that it is now the LARGEST known collection of stolen Internet credentials. Not only were usernames and passwords stolen, but

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6 Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

What is the key cause of identity theft and fraud? Personal irresponsibility. That's the word from Accenture's global security practice. That means the best way to prevent your identity from being stolen is to take active responsibility to protect it. "There's a lot of confusion out there--a lot

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Internet Security's 10 Year Journey from the Dial-up

Over ten years ago, most internet users had to wait for their connection. Mobile devices were not common and the full potential of Wi-Fi was nowhere near its present capacity. Instead, computers were physically connected to the modem through landline telephone connections. In 2002, only 13 percent

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