Category Archives: Internet Security

Data Security and Extortion

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On top of the data security issues with Target (‘hackers stole credentials from vendor‘) Neiman Marcus (‘much worse than first reported‘) we hear the story of flat-out extortion for a particular twitter handle. @N was the handle of Naoki Hiroshima and … Continue reading

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ID Theft On the Rise

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I came across this article from Credit Sesame and wanted to share. With the ongoing stories of ID Theft, these are some key points to keep in mind: Put a security freeze on your credit report Contact any institution directly affected … Continue reading

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Tax Time and Security

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I got my W-2 yesterday.  Much earlier than most other companies I’ve worked for, which is great.  What’s even better is that this piece of mail, which has my sensitive data, is no longer in the hands of the mail … Continue reading

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Secure your Data!

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Recently, more stories broke about security breaches that put sensitive data at risk.  From 2 Million passwords being compromised on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google to JP Morgan Chase telling almost 1/2 million users their information may be … Continue reading

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Coming back in… Quicken goes mobile.. Internet Security

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Hello all… Been away a little while working on my regular job has kept be very busy these past few weeks.  I work for a Professional Services (aka Consulting) company that specializes in moving Organizations to Cloud Computing.  This is an … Continue reading

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Best Password Protection

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I wanted to post this to you as soon as I came across it.  This Lifehacker Article is a great primer for Password security.  It’s a quick follow-up to my post from a few weeks ago. Personally, I’ve been using Keypass … Continue reading

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Identity Theft: Seniors and Apartments

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Identity Theft.  It’s been around for ages, but has certainly gotten much more prevalent in the Internet Age. Just like my recent post on Internet Security, ID theft can be a real mess to clean up, but taking some precautions will … Continue reading

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First post… Internet Account Security

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Captain’s log…. Stardate…    um.. well. Ok, so maybe that’s not the way to start the first ‘real blog post’.  So we’ll do something a little more meaty, something you might not see on a Personal Finance blog, although it … Continue reading

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