Monthly Archives: May 2014

An Abney Associates Tech Tips: EBay believed user data was safe after cyber attack

EBay initially believed that its customers’ data was safe as forensic investigators reviewed a network security breach discovered in early May and made public last week. EBay has come under fire over its handling of the cyber attack, in which … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips: Americans Are More Afraid Of Credit Card Fraud

What are you afraid of? That’s the question that information technology company Unisys aims to answer in the 2014 installment of its annual security index, which measures eight major concerns of U.S. citizens in four areas: national, financial, internet, and … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips: Europe’s order to mute Google angers US

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Europe’s moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name — may be seen in … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips: Inside the ‘iWatch’

Apple’s anticipated entry to the wearable devices market has taken on near-mythical status, with rumors reaching every corner of the technology map. AppleInsider has rounded up some of the technologies most likely to find their way into the still-unannounced “iWatch.” … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips: Effective Google Drive phishing scam returns

Effective Google Drive phishing scam returns, but contains a revealing gaffe An Abney Associates Tech Tips: A particularly crafty and effective Google Drive phishing scam that was originally spotted by Symantec researchers back in March has experienced a resurgence here … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips SECURITY WARNING

The Association of Cyprus Banks has issued a warning for all bank customers in relation to Phishing attacks or fraudsters attempting to steal their personal data over the phone, email and internet. Phishing is a type of internet fraud that … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Tech Tips China vents outrage over U.S. cyberspying indictment

BEIJING — Outraged by U.S. cyberspying charges against members of a secretive Chinese military unit, China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing for a dressing down, state media said Tuesday, and the Defense Ministry blasted the U.S. accusations as hypocritical. … Continue reading

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