Protecting your bank account in the wake of data breaches

The name “Equifax” now sends shivers down our spines. The company we trusted to handle our credit scores has become a pariah of the financial world since it allowed hackers to steal vital information from 145 million American adults.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/04/protecting-your-bank-account-in-wake-data-breaches.html

Powered by WPeMatico

5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/20/5-phishing-scams-need-to-be-aware.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Google Gets in a Trusted Stores Encryption Tangle


A conflict between Google’s push to make the Web more secure and its Trusted Store program may be costing at least one business money. Pegasus Auto Racing Supplies, which encrypts all the pages on its website, reportedly has had its application for Google’s Trusted Stores program turned down. Think of the badge as the equivalent of the Good Housekeeping Seal. Having it could boost a site’s revenue. Pegasus co-owner Christopher Heitman applied for a Trusted Stores badge in 2012 but was turned down because all his site’s pages were encrypted.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80930.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple continues to experiment with super-low pricing as new $1,099 iMac already discounted to $979, $830 for students

Through its indirect channel of trusted resellers, Apple has become increasingly aggressive on Mac pricing in 2014, offering discounts that go well beyond historical trends. That continues with big savings on the company’s new iMac released just last week — a pattern that suggests the company is actively experimenting with lower price points across multiple product families.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3bd47bec/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A60C240Capple0Econtinues0Eto0Eexperiment0Ewith0Esuper0Elow0Epricing0Eas0Enew0E10A990Eimac0Ealready0Ediscounted0Eto0E979/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico