"Security Issues" Posts

What’s Next for Your Online Security?

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Last year, online security breaches compromised 6,000,000 Facebook accounts, 250,000 Twitter accounts and 780,000 Medicaid records in 2012, notes Fast Company. During the past two years, attacks have hit companies as big as Apple and Sony. If technologically sophisticated …

Major Online Forums Hacked by Affiliate Cookie-Stuffers

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Here at ReveNews we strive to provide content not previously published elsewhere. The following article by affiliate expert Geno Prussakov focuses on the recent news of cookie-stuffing in major forums. It’s a timely and important subject worth revisiting.

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Cashing Out: Week of January 15th – 21st 2012 in Online Marketing News

Plug pulled on SOPA, PIPA postponed

Internet companies and users who opposed two bills aimed at stopping online piracy are celebrating two victories this week, with the January 20 withdrawal of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the …

AVG Report Highlights Clever Criminals, Facebook Follies, & Mobile Mistakes

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Despite firewalls, virus scanners, and 15-character passwords, we still face a risk that someone will try to phish or scam information that unlocks financial doors. It’s even happening in online communities where we feel safe. And now it’s not …

Risky Communication: Protecting Digital Attorney-Client Privilege

Our digital connection to work is often so constant that we forget to draw the line between personal and professional. You may want to draw that line more clearly based on a recent ethics opinion released by the American …

The Bad and The Good of Filtering Information

Should we be concerned about what we’re not being exposed to on the Internet?

The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding From You is a new book that raises the issue, focusing on the potential negative effect of …

Google Offers, If You Can’t Buy ‘em, Beat ‘em

I got an email from our editor asking me what I thought about Google Offers and if it is something I’d want to write about.  I initially thought that it was just another attempt for Google to try be …

How Wikileaks Is A Napster Moment For Democracy And What That Means For Net Neutrality

Wikileaks’ recent release of confidential cables hasn’t been that different from a newspaper publishing a story based on a confidential source. It’s just been a lot bigger. And the fallout is proving to be a Napster moment for democracy

Malware Thriving On Facebook Apps

Ever wonder just how big the Facebook juggernaut is? Facebook reports over 500 million users spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook interacting with over 900 million objects (pages, groups and events) and 30 billion pieces of …

A Different Approach: 4 Companies to Learn From

You are probably familiar with the adages “Why fix it if it isn’t broken” or “Why try to reinvent the wheel.”  While you don’t always have to reinvent or fix something that works it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look …