Posts Tagged ‘Federal Bureau of Investigation’

If Your Password Is 123456, Just Make It HackMe

by Ashlee Vance, NYTimes Back at the dawn of the Web, the most popular account password was “12345.” Today, it’s one digit longer but hardly safer: “123456.” Despite all the reports of Internet security breaches over the years, including the recent attacks on Google’s e-mail service, many people have reacted to the break-ins with a […]

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Pop-Up Security Warnings Pose Threats

Image by Travelin’ Librarian via Flickr Malware: Fighting Malicious Code By FBI NPO The FBI warned consumers today about an ongoing threat involving pop-up security messages that appear while they are on the Internet. The messages may contain a virus that could harm your computer, cause costly repairs or, even worse, lead to identity theft. […]

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FBI Probes Hacks at Citibank

Image by wallyg via Flickr The Wall Street Journal The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a computer-security breach targeting Citigroup Inc. that resulted in a theft of tens of millions of dollars by computer hackers who appear linked to a Russian cyber gang, according to government officials. The attack took aim at Citigroup’s Citibank […]

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