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Macs, Malware & Security Myths

Are Mac Users safe from Malware? Not as much as you might think. Symantec's Security Expert Kevin Haley breaks down the Mac's invincibility myth. Learn why M...

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Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password

Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

 


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Estelblau's curator insight, October 4, 2013 12:45 PM

Thanks for the advice @knolinfos!

Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:47 PM

If you use Dropbox and are getting these notifications, they are hackers!   

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:32 AM

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

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How to keep your business safe – the one checklist all SMBs should have [Infographic]

How to keep your business safe – the one checklist all SMBs should have [Infographic] | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 24, 2013 10:56 AM

 

This is ALSO for EDUCATION and watch "Point 10" ===> SCREEN EMPLOYEES THOROUGHLY! <===  Conduct thorough background and reference checks before hiring new employees!!!

 

I said already that it is VERY IMPORTANT that students have the basics of Internet-Safety and ALSO of Cyber-Security as employers need employees who have that knowledge! Prepare THEM for the REAL-WORLD!!!

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/cyberhygiene-hygiene-for-ict-in-education-and-business/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/social-media-students-take-care/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/ict-awareness-what-you-should-know/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/stop-theoretical-testing-and-test-for-future-skilled-and-educated-workers/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/social-media-students-take-care/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/why-and-how-teachers-should-start-learning-and-teaching-cyber-security/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, June 24, 2013 11:04 AM

 

This is ALSO for EDUCATION and watch "Point 10" ===> SCREEN EMPLOYEES THOROUGHLY! <===  Conduct thorough background and reference checks before hiring new employees!!!

 

I said already that it is VERY IMPORTANT that students have the basics of Internet-Safety and ALSO of Cyber-Security as employers need employees who have that knowledge! Prepare THEM for the REAL-WORLD!!!

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/cyberhygiene-hygiene-for-ict-in-education-and-business/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/social-media-students-take-care/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/ict-awareness-what-you-should-know/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/stop-theoretical-testing-and-test-for-future-skilled-and-educated-workers/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/social-media-students-take-care/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/why-and-how-teachers-should-start-learning-and-teaching-cyber-security/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

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Protecting Your Password - How Hacker Friendly is Yours [Infographic]

Protecting Your Password - How Hacker Friendly is Yours [Infographic] | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Maintaining your online security is imperative in today’s growing digital era. Over 8 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2011.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 3:44 PM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 3:50 PM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 3, 2013 6:43 PM

The speed with which paswords can be cracked is frightening. The need to be careful grows each day!

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.

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Say Keng Lee's curator insight, October 7, 2013 3:12 AM

Useful for the adult pros as well, especially the evaluation criteria suggested...

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:45 AM

Yes, Gust, let them felter themselves, and ha, let us guide them. Thanks for the share Gust.

Eileen Forsyth's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:28 PM

SAGE ADVICE on how to teach kids to filter themselves (digitally)

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7 Cybersecurity Myths Busted [Infographic]

7 Cybersecurity Myths Busted [Infographic] | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it

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Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again)

Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again) | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
You know those people who put tape over their laptop's webcam to keep digital peeping toms at bay? They're not crazy.

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FYI - you can be seen - how do you look?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 15, 2013 8:03 AM

 

Fortunately, getting a solid layer of protection against such exploits moving forward is pretty straightforward. For one, you can tape up that webcam — it’s a bit tinfoil hat, sure, but it’s better than having a photo of your bad bits blasted out to the Internet on some shady-ass Tumblr. Second, consider using Firefox* with something like NoScript, disabling it only for trusted sites.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Webcam

 

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, June 15, 2013 11:29 AM

Tested it - and it's true - it works on Chrome.  Scary :-(

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Researchers claim they’ve built a modified charger that can hack your iPhone ‘within one minute’

Researchers claim they’ve built a modified charger that can hack your iPhone ‘within one minute’ | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Forget obscure apps, unexpected emails and suspicious links. A group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have developed a new smartphone charger that can ...

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beware unknown chargers !

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 11:53 AM

 

Nobody is perfect ;)

Gust MEES's curator insight, June 3, 2013 11:56 AM

 

Nobody is perfect ;)