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Chameleon: the Wi-Fi Virus That Hides in Plain Sight and Spreads Like a Cold - McAfee

Chameleon: the Wi-Fi Virus That Hides in Plain Sight and Spreads Like a Cold - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
Recently, a group of researchers at the University of Liverpool successfully tested a new virus with a terrifying potential. It doesn’t spread by the usual means, but this new infection has all the markings of a communally spread illness. The virus, dubbed “Chameleon,” infects Wi-Fi networks in densely populated areas and spreads “as efficiently as …
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Apple, SSL, and the Importance of Updating Your Software - McAfee

Apple, SSL, and the Importance of Updating Your Software - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
Before we begin: please take a minute to update all of your iOS devices to the latest iOS version, iOS 7.0.6. Do that now. It takes five minutes. I’ll wait. Done? Good. Here’s why you needed that update: Apple’s iOS and OSX operating systems, the software that makes your iPhone an iPhone and your Mac …
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Are Your Apps Oversharing? 2014 Mobile Security Report Tells All - McAfee

Are Your Apps Oversharing? 2014 Mobile Security Report Tells All - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
Remember, 20 years ago, when it was a technological marvel to be able to make a phone call from a device roughly the size of a shoebox? And yet, in such a short span of time we have shifted to a practical dependence on the connectivity of mobile devices and the convenience they afford. Smartphones …
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Snapchat Security Flaw Freezes iPhones

Snapchat Security Flaw Freezes iPhones | Online Security | Scoop.it
Snapchat, the photo-sharing app that lets users send and receive photos that disappear after being viewed, has come under its fair share of fire recently. In January, the company was criticized for ignoring a security flaw that allowed 4.6 million user names and phone numbers to be leaked to the public. This month, another security …
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12 Traveler "Digital Hygiene" Tips for Sochi, and Beyond

Well-intentioned surveillance at the Sochi games, reminds us to take digital hygiene precautions where surveillance is less benign and certainly undeclared.
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7 Steps To Creating the Best LinkedIn Profile - US News

7 Steps To Creating the Best LinkedIn Profile - US News | Online Security | Scoop.it
US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.
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Find, Freeze and Fix Fast: What You Need at Advanced Threat Gunfight - McAfee

Enterprise IT security systems were traditionally set up around the concept of a firewall. It’s an apt term – firewall – because it generates images of a complete defense against a threat-filled world. Everything you want to allow inside your IT environment is allowed to pass, while everything hostile to it is kept outside. Occasionally …
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Intel Security Group

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Intel Security combines the security expertise of McAfee with the innovation, performance, and trust of Intel, with the goal of delivering integrated security solutions across every architecture from chip to cloud.
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Unmasking “Careto,” the Most Sophisticated Malware Yet - McAfee

Unmasking “Careto,” the Most Sophisticated Malware Yet - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
This week was a big one for the security world, as researchers unmasked one of the most sophisticated advanced threats to date. Careto or “the mask” in Spanish, is unique for both its complexity and longevity. It appears to have gone undetected for seven years, compromising the data of 380 government agencies and businesses across …
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To Post or Not To Post – McAfee Facebook Contest - McAfee

To Post or Not To Post – McAfee Facebook Contest - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
Sharing may be caring, but not everything you do or every picture you take should be posted on social media. McAfee’s 2014 Love, Relationships, and Technology study found that people are oversharing on a global-scale. Aside from sending/receiving intimate and sexual content, more than 38% of respondents admitted to sharing passwords, as well as sharing email …
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7 Steps To Creating the Best LinkedIn Profile - US News

7 Steps To Creating the Best LinkedIn Profile - US News | Online Security | Scoop.it
US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.
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To Post or Not To Post – McAfee Facebook Contest - McAfee

To Post or Not To Post – McAfee Facebook Contest - McAfee | Online Security | Scoop.it
Sharing may be caring, but not everything you do or every picture you take should be posted on social media. McAfee’s 2014 Love, Relationships, and Technology study found that people are oversharing on a global-scale. Aside from sending/receiving intimate and sexual content, more than 38% of respondents admitted to sharing passwords, as well as sharing email …
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