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#1 trowel OFFLINE  

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Posted January 31, 2014 - 06:39 PM

just found this out, im sure other did too, just posting this just in case.

 

 

http://www.google.co...2zR5_1g_xvcVCTA


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 07:12 PM

I saw that just before I clicked over here.  I would recommend if you have a yahoo account to change your password to be on the safe side.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 07:14 PM

The tech companies better pair up with the large retailers and credit card companies and get ahead of the hackers. Otherwise people may start to go back to cash only transactions and put them out of business.

 

Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels, (the ones that are locally on the news)  and that list is only going to get bigger.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 07:36 PM

Your right Cat.  One problem is that all these companies are only interested in cutting expenses to the point that security is at risk so they can pay big bonuses to the top exec's. They really don't care if your info is compromised just as long as the $$$ keeps coming in.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 08:00 PM

 They really don't care if your info is compromised just as long as the $$$ keeps coming in.

 

That has to change. Try convincing the american consumer that, though. 'Hey, look! 27" LCD TV on sale for $89 at Wal-Mart!'


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 08:24 PM

That has to change. Try convincing the american consumer that, though. 'Hey, look! 27" LCD TV on sale for $89 at Wal-Mart!'

You nailed it to the wall.



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Posted January 31, 2014 - 09:58 PM

Just like the movie die hard, when all those computer hackers started shutting things down. As safe as we may think we are, these people are smarter. Everything they do is so sophisticated and even with their equipment is state of the art and they can get into anything including cellphones, laptops, and ipads. Some say its a little safer to do cash transactions but then again no one wants to walk around with a bundle of cash on them. All it takes is a scan from your debit or credit card for them to take everything that's yours.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 10:57 PM

If you run any important stuff through a web based free email you are crazy. The only email I use for anything i would care if someone else read is my corporate email address through work that gets the passwords changed weekly. Yahoo, gmail, hotmail ect are not secure. A fella with a key logger can obtain all your information in a few days.

back in the day when I was young and dumb I passed out a program that would install a back door into your computer. I could see anything on your computer. Read any files add files delete files ect. I could see what you were typing or looking at.

I was 15 years old. I never stole anything but man did I see some personal pictures.
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