November 13, 2012

How-To Video: Facebook Privacy

In the previous video in our how-to series, Securing Facebook, we reported that the social networking giant was rapidly approaching one billion active users. Facebook has since surpassed that mark. Considering that, we produced a video detailing and explaining how to implement some simple, built-in features on the world’s largest social network that should help keep your profiles as private as possible.

via Threatpost

August 14, 2012

Locking Down and Securing Your iPhone

Considering the rapid  proliferation of smartpones and tablets and the vast wealth of personal and financial data many of us store on them, it is increasingly important that we find ways of securing our mobile devices. With that in mind, we decided there was no better way to kick-off a series of security tutorials than with a short step by step video explaining simple ways of securing your iOS device.

Check Threatpost for more original videos moving forward

July 25, 2012

Ted Talk: Your phone company is watching

What kind of data is your cell phone company collecting? Malte Spitz wasn’t too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later, Spitz received 35,830 lines of code — a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute account of half a year of his life.

 

June 12, 2012
Tumblr Users Should Beware of Cookie Thieves

April 30, 2012
Infographic via The Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act recently passed the U.S. House of representatives. The EFF was a vocal critic of the bill (before it was cool), and they put this graphic together. It concisely explains the shortcomings in the US Government’s latest attempt at reining in cybersecurity.

Infographic via The Electronic Frontier Foundation


The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act recently passed the U.S. House of representatives. The EFF was a vocal critic of the bill (before it was cool), and they put this graphic together. It concisely explains the shortcomings in the US Government’s latest attempt at reining in cybersecurity.

December 14, 2011

Spoiler Alert: Facebook knows more about you than your mother!

Visualizing all the things Facebook knows about you via the life of Max Schrems:

Explanatory article.

Image source.

November 11, 2011
Threatpost Video: The Changing Threat Landscape

November 1, 2011
Surveillance Under The Patriot Act via the ACLU 

Surveillance Under The Patriot Act via the ACLU 

October 17, 2011
Infographic via WordStream:
Facebook Failures
Here are some more text version Facebook failures if interested: 
Facebook Meets Minority Report
Facebook Scams Claim Millions of Victims
Live Chat Hole
You can find Threatpost’s entire Facebook archive here

Infographic via WordStream:

Facebook Failures

Here are some more text version Facebook failures if interested

Facebook Meets Minority Report

Facebook Scams Claim Millions of Victims

Live Chat Hole

You can find Threatpost’s entire Facebook archive here

October 12, 2011
Via Threatpost:

Nine out of 10 people have been attacked via a social network and one in four has received a virus or malware, according to a new study  (.PDF) and infographic released this morning by web security firm Barracuda Networks.

Via Threatpost:

Nine out of 10 people have been attacked via a social network and one in four has received a virus or malware, according to a new study  (.PDF) and infographic released this morning by web security firm Barracuda Networks.

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