Posts Tagged 'identity theft'

During the last few months, McAfee Labs has seen an increase in Steamstealer samples. The following chart shows the recent trend: Steamstealer is a Trojan that remotely steals a victim’s sensitive information. This malware needs Microsoft .Net framework to be installed on the victim’s machine and spreads via spam messages that come through the Steam […]

Smartphones and tablets now play an integral role in our daily lives. In fact, the average person now spends 32,850 minutes on their phone every year. We download games on the go, do our banking online and even monitor our own health using our favourite mobile apps. But do we actually consider the digital health of the […]

At this point in your adult, digital life, it’s likely you’ve experienced some kind of personal data breech—either you’ve had one of your a social profiles hijacked, a mobile device lost or stolen, or had a run in with credit card theft. If you are paying attention to the headlines, the buzz is all about Data Privacy […]

As I get older, I am convinced that my memory is fading.  Whether it’s names, places or even passwords, my memory is just not what it used to be. In an effort to boost my neurological faculties, I decided to take tap dancing classes about 2 years ago. And while I am pleased to report […]

Every dog has its day, and for data privacy that day is January 28, 2015. What the average person may consider just another Wednesday is an important day for those of us in the cybersecurity community. Data Privacy Day is the perfect reminder of the need to educate and safeguard both businesses and consumers alike. And […]