When you think about all of the accounts we have online and the number of information leaks, think about how often you reuse the same username or worse, password.
Encryption; its use, weaknesses, and the stigma that gets attached by those that do not understand its intrinsic value is forefront in the news and my mind.
This week I want you to think about how vulnerable you are when you are in public. When you go to a restaurant, bar, or even a class, think about what others are looking at and noticing.
Email spam, also known as junk email or unsolicited bulk email (UBE), is a subset of electronic spam involving nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by email.
Everything you share should be planned out and not be compromising to your privacy and security if you can help it.
A DNS-based Blackhole List (DNSBL) or Real-time Blackhole List (RBL) is an effort to stop email spamming. It is a “blacklist” of locations on the Internet reputed to send email spam.
Email spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address. It is easy to do because the core protocols do not have any mechanism for authentication. Spam and phishing emails typically use such spoofing to mislead the recipient about the origin of the message.
Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is an email validation system designed to detect and prevent email spoofing.
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email authentication method designed to detect email spoofing by providing a mechanism to allow receiving mail exchangers to check that incoming mail from a domain is authorized by that domain’s administrators.
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a simple email-validation system designed to detect email spoofing by providing a mechanism to allow receiving mail exchangers to check that incoming mail from a domain comes from a host authorized by that domain’s administrators.
All business be they physical or virtual want to know who their customers are and how they shop. This is evident by the abundance of membership cards, signup sheets, and surveys conducted after a purchase.