LastPass hacked

LastPass suffered a breach last week that involved losing email addresses, password hints, authentication hashes and server per user salts. It you use LastPass you should change your master password now. The corporate line from LastPass states “We are confident that our encryption measures are sufficient to protect the vast …

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Gmail scanned my purchase documents

The realtor that we used to buy a new house sent all of the purchase documents through her Gmail account. So before the deal was done Google and its advertising partners had all of our information about our potential purchase. This will become public information when the title is transferred, …

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Logmein Phishing scam

I received an email message from Logmein in my inbox.  Fortunately I was out of the office and could not look at this until all of my tasks were complete.  The title of the message is “Automatic payment failed – Credit Card rejected”.  There is a Microsoft Word attachment to …

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Sony Pictures lessons for Small Business

The Sony Pictures network breech has lessons to be learned for small business. Sony’s corporate network allowed access to Internet sites around the world. Malware that caused the problem communicated with control servers in Bolivia, university in Thailand and on a network at the St. Regis Bangkok. From the FBI …

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