security



Facebook’s 10th Anniversary: Will the Next Decade Surpass the First?

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February 4th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — With Facebook turning 10 today, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered his reflections on The Social Network’s humble beginnings and somewhat surprising evolution in a post on the site today. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; ... more...

Google’s Newly Restricted Analytics: Is It About Privacy or Profit?

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November 4th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – For website publishers, Google Analytics is a boon —  one of the only free tools that provides detailed insights about inbound web traffic and page views. But in late October, Google apparently went “dark” on providing its free data, removing access to the keywords people used in Google’s ... more...

Mobile-Optimized Shouldn’t Mean Security-Compromised

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November 1st 2013
Author
Andreas Baumhof

ADOTAS — The world is going mobile. According to data from the ThreatMetrix™ Global Trust Intelligence Network, more than 26 percent of the 500 million monthly transactions originate from mobile devices. When it comes to online banking, the percentage of transaction originating from mobile climbs even higher to 33 percent. But ... more...

Blogshare: Everything That’s Wrong With Twitter’s Two-Factor Authentication Set-Up

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May 29th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS (via Digital Trends) – After much ado, Twitter finally rolled out two-factor authentication. The AP hack that gave Wall Street a good scare may have been the final straw; unfortunately as much as you’d like this two-factor authentication update to keep your accounts secure and safe from hackers, there are ... more...

Facebook Strikes Back at Google with Billion$ at Stake

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February 18th 2013
Author
Peter Koeppel

Facebook and Google have been inching in on each other’s domain for years, aiming to become the primary method that consumers use to engage with each other – and with brands – online. Google’s “Facebook killer” Google+ has been growing steadily since its launch in 2011, but is far from being ... more...

‘Living’ Smartphones Pitch New Security App

Written on
August 14th 2012
Author
PR

Snap Secure® (www.GetSnapSecure.com), part of Snap MyLife Inc., which develops cloud-service applications for consumers, has launched a TV advertising, direct marketing, social media and public relations campaign called “Meet the Phones,” which highlights the safety and security perils that smartphones – and their owners – face every day. The four TV ... more...

Video: “Future of Engagement” on LinkedIn’s PR Disaster Recovery

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June 12th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – Last week, a Russian hacker pinched nearly 6.5 million passwords of LinkedIn members and posted them to an online forum. That spelled instant bad news for the social network, especially considering how its members use the site for business networking and should expect a certain modicum of professionalism ... more...

Privacy and Security in the Email Cloud

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May 15th 2012
Author
Wikus Engelbrecht

ADOTAS - We all know that sticking all of our business info out onto the internet comes with a number of security risks, and that these risks are still a major inhibitor when it comes to loading and managing data on the internet. Although cloud-based services afford us maximum flexibility and ease of ... more...

41st Parameter Lands $13 Million in Funding

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April 12th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – Device recognition/fraud prevention and intervention/audience identification company 41st Parameter announced today it had received $13 million in funding. Georgian Partners led up this round — a Series D for 41st — and prior investors Kleiner Perkins, Northwest Venture Partners and Jafco Ventures joined in. 41st Parameter offers the FraudNet ... more...

NuCaptcha Bolsters Back-End for CAPTCHA Product Launch

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August 12th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS - NuCaptcha has launched the “Make the Switch” campaign to promote the public launch of its CAPTCHA suite, which includes in-CAPTCHA advertising. Because NuCaptcha new unit is the exact same size as Google’s predominant ReCaptcha, one can easily be traded for the other. While NuCaptcha introduced its in-CAPTCHA video ad solution last October ... more...