Semo.net recently hosted a FBI lecture in Poplar Bluff about current Internet based security threats that business face today. Along with area businesses the DAR was there to report, check out what they have to say here.
- Sep 13,
Security is of large interest these days. With viruses, worms, and holes in secuirty being found all the time, new updates have to be made available. Microsoft has released a major update to the Windows XP operating system, XP Service Pack 2. The hold back though is that it is an extremely large download. For those on dial up, it can be a pain to wait for it download. Microsoft though has made the service pack available through the mail with 4-6 week delivery, with free shipping. I ordered one even though I have broadband service, just to have an official copy for backup. Click Here to sign up for a copy.Aug 30,
A new software tool from WholeSecurity can spot fraudulent Web sites used in online cons known as "phishing" scams, according to a statement from the company. PCWorld ArticleAug 17,
What is Phishing? Phishing attacks use 'spoofed' e-mails and fraudulent websites designed to fool recipients into divulging personal financial data such as credit card numbers, account usernames and passwords, social security numbers, etc. By hijacking the trusted brands of well-known banks, online retailers and credit card companies, phishers are able to convince up to 5% of recipients to respond to them. For more information and to verify if an email you have receieved has been reported visit AntiPhishing.OrgAug 09,