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Department of Homeland Security Recommends Password Managers

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…This is big. According to an article published by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a subset of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, password managers are not simply useful but are in fact necessary in the internet age (you can download the article here). We’ve all heard it before, but the fact that […]

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New Report Says 90% of User-Generated Passwords Are Hackable

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Are your passwords safe? Bad news. Almost certainly not. According to some troubling new data released Tuesday by Deloitte, password security will be a primary concern for all connected users in 2013. The global consulting firm predicts that over 90%—yes, you read that right, 90%—of passwords generated by users will be vulnerable to hacking this […]

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Three New Year's Resolutions Anyone Can (And Should) Keep

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Happy New Year, Keepees! Welcome to the future. January should be a month of fresh starts and optimism, but sometimes making resolutions can feel like more of a burden than anything else. The pressure to be better can take all the fun out of the New Year. Luckily, there’s one area of your life that […]

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The Truth About Cybercrime Today

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December is Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness month. Amidst all the bells-a-ringing and people singing that also come around this time of year, it can be easy to ignore the more sober reality of this important topic. Are You Aware? A great place to start on the “awareness” side of all this is with Norton […]

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A Day Without Internet

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As of today, internet in Syria is reported at least partially restored, according to tech blog CloudFlare. The blackout began on Thursday, Novemeber 29, with a sudden shutdown of all traffic from Syria to the rest of the internet. In addition, some cellphone connections were reported shut off. While connectivity may have been repaired, the […]

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Hundreds of Thousands of Private University Records Fall Prey to Hacking

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At least 50 universities from around the world were hacked recently.  About 120,000 records of names, user names, passwords, phone numbers and addresses of students and faculty were prey.  Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Princeton were four universities that were included in the security breach.   The group known as Ghostshell posted the information to a […]

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Use Keeper To Protect You and Your Smartphone

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Imagine everything on your Smartphone wiped clean in a matter of seconds?  Unless your Smartphone was using Keeper’s Self-Destruct function (and your information was backed up to Keeper’s Cloud), the thought of your data vanishing is downright terrifying.  But unfortunately, another newly discovered security flaw has been revealed.  This security flaw will affect a large […]

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Finish 2012 Off Right with Keeper

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If you’ve noticed by reading our blog entries, this year was marked with security breaches.  LinkedIn, Yahoo, eHarmony, LastFM and many other sites all fell victim to hacking.  User information was posted online for anyone to see, leaving customers feeling helpless and vulnerable.  A security breach happens quickly, catching people, companies and corporations off guard […]

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Use Keeper 5.0 on your iPhone 5!

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We have all been waiting for this day to arrive.  Some of us have been marking off days on a calendar.  September 12: The day the iPhone 5 is revealed!  The new iPhone has been all over the news.  Along with other media outlets, Cnet is even hosting a Live Blog from Apple’s iPhone event. […]

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Only You Have Access to Your Cloud

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Imagine lifting open your laptop screen to log into your social media accounts to find nothing.  Your Twitter, Facebook, Google and LinkedIn accounts have been deleted.  You shut your laptop and open it again to your laptop rebooting itself.  You scramble for your phone or tablet to double check the unsettling reality but there is […]

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