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More than 1 Billion Passwords Stolen – What to Do

You hear in the news that Yahoo, or some other company, got hacked and your username and password may be in the hands of attackers. There is a way to find out if your credentials were exposed.

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Is Your Guardian Angel Tranquilized?

Whether or not you believe in guardian angles, believe in browser protection. So you know about the big breach at Yahoo. Are you protected against similar attacks?

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FYI: Were you online between 12/31/13 and 1/3/14? Your PC may be infected.

If you used your computer, especially if you visited Yahoo (including webmail users who logged in to the mail website to check their email) between December 31 and January 3, there is a chance your computer is infected. The “drive by download” infected an estimated 27,000 users per hour. The exploit attacked a vulnerability in […]

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