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Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

Hacking and Data Breaches: The Businesses of Stealing Information

March 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, technology struggles to keep up with the security necessary for our private information. This infographic from CNI displays some staggering numbers from the past 9 years of records as kept by the ID Theft Center, how hackers make money off of what they steal, as well as what you can do to prevent your data from being stolen.

What if Your WordPress Gets Hacked?

What if Your WordPress Gets Hacked?

May 31, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

The following is a somewhat encouraging infographic, created by StartBloggingOnline.com about what happens when your WordPress blog gets hacked. It includes consequences and possible scenarios.

Uncle Sam Wants You To Hack For the US Government

Uncle Sam Wants You To Hack For the US Government

April 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Have you ever wanted to become a hacker? Well, you’re in luck. The government is looking for students to counter cyber terrorism, or otherwise known as white hat hackers. Check out the infographic below presented by homeland-security-degree.org to learn more about how the government is trying to beef up their cyber security workforce.

Hacking the Mind

Hacking the Mind

March 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Certain forms of hacking require much more than knowing html code or how to infiltrate firewalls. For social engineers (also referred to as mind hackers), manipulation is a well honed skill that is essential for completing a job. These hackers use their knowledge of individuals to manipulate them into giving out personal information. For more information on social engineering and the popular techniques used, check out this infographic from Veracode Application Security.