1Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot
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2Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Come On In
That stupid firewall thing is so annoying. Its constantly making it hard to use important software, like online games and file-sharing networks. Life is so much easier with the firewall turned off.
3Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Dont Leave Home Without It
That big hard drive on the laptop is great. Everything thats important is on there. But dont worry about encrypting all that data-youll never lose that laptop.
4Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Equal Access
These Internet kiosks in public places sure are handy. Isnt it great that you can access company e-mail and shares from these systems? Hey, is that Sue from your old high school? Go ahead and say hi; the next person along will probably log out of your co
5Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Fresh and Clean Anti-virus
Your response to questions about anti-virus protection is, Of course. I use Right Guard! And you dont really need to go through all the bother of anti-virus software. After all, if you dont know about the viruses, they cant hurt you.
6Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Gone Phishing
Uh-oh, it looks like something is wrong with your PayPal account. Its a little strange that this e-mail doesnt use your name like most messages from PayPal do and that its full of misspellings, but, hey, why worry? The site it sent you to kind of looks
7Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Im Rich!
Lucky you, a Nigerian prince is going to give you untold millions of dollars and all you need to do is send him thousands of dollars first. What a great deal!
8Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Keep Close Attachments
Look, someone you never heard of sent you an e-mail that says, Check out this fun game! Some stranger on the Internet would never send you something that would harm you.
9Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – My Password Is Password
The easiest thing to remember for a password is your own name, right? Or you could write your password on a Post-It on your monitor. And remember, if an application comes with a default password, that must mean its a pretty good password. No need to chan
10Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Patch This
Hey, your TV, stove and stereo dont need constant patches and updates. Dont listen to naysayers who say your system has so many holes in it that you should put it in a ham sandwich.
11Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – The Web Is Your Playground
Wow, this weird site full of advertising and with strange letters at the end of the URL sure has some cool applications for download! And youre sure that new Scarlett Johansson screensaver wont do anything bad to your system.
12Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Wide-Open Networks
That new wireless network lets you surf from anywhere. And its especially easy to use when you dont have any security turned on and all your systems are sharing lots of files and documents openly. … Hey, that car sure has been parked outside a long time
13Jim Rapozas 12 Ways to Be A Security Idiot – Youre Such a Trusting Soul
You just got a call from Guy Smith in corporate IT. He said he needs all your log-in and password information in order to test out a new company system. Normally Kathy down the hall handles all your IT stuff, but this Guy seems to know what hes doing, an
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