Security

Affordable Care Act Consumer Alert: Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

The IRS urges taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The IRS reminds individuals who owe the payment that it should be made only with their tax return or […]
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Computer Security a Growing Problem for Small Biz

It’s called cyber security, Internet security, data theft or a variety of other names. But whatever you call it, the problem is growing for small businesses of all kinds. From t-shirt makers, medical offices and wine shops, to sporting goods stores, dog kennels and non-profits, small businesses are falling […] Click here to view full […]
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FBI Examining Whether Russia Is Tied to JPMorgan Hacking

 Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...Google+LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail
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Own your own data

Cellphone metadata has been in the news quite a bit lately, but the National Security Agency isn’t the only organization that collects information about people’s online behavior. Newly downloaded cellphone apps routinely ask to access your location information, your address book, or other apps, and of course, websites like […] Click here to view full […]
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Is AWS cloud security really out of your hands?

News As long as security remains a common concern for enterprise consumers, cloud providers must work hard to prove that they deserve their customers’ trust. Amazon is certainly striving to impress in this arena with its wide array of security measures, pushing forward the ambitious goal of providing comprehensive […]   Click here to view […]
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Online Privacy

 Online privacy is on the tips of everyone’s tongues these days, and investors are rushingto pour money into cybersecurity startups. Venture capital firms are expected to funnel$788 million into early-stage cybersecurity startups this year. That’s a 74% increase from last year’s $452 […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...Google+LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail
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Digital independence day: Your guide to DIY, open-source, anonymous free computing

The Founding Fathers may never have considered digital independence, but you can. Technology’s marching toward smaller, non-upgradable devices and oodles of free cloud storage threatens to  chain you to specific services or platforms. Fight back with our tips for going DIY on computer building and maintenance, keeping control of […] Click here to view full […]
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The NSA Is Targeting Users of Privacy Services, Leaked Code Shows

If you use Tor or any of a number of other privacy services online or even visit their web sites to read about the services, there’s a good chance your IP address has been collected and stored by the NSA, according to top-secret […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...Google+LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail
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