Posts Tagged: Identity theft

Government Calling? Don’t Get Scammed

If you’ve used the Internet even once in your life, you’re probably familiar with scams. From the more obvious pop-up viruses to the well-disguised phishing emails, scams are an ever-present nuisance in our lives in the digital age. While you have likely encountered fraud attempts online before, what about over the phone? In the wake… Read more »

Identity at Risk? Here’s What to Do

Government hacks have left over 4 million more people dealing with identity theft today than were dealing with it before. Not sure what we’re talking about? Find out more here, we’ve broken down the 12 things you need to know. A data breach doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone’s identity will be misused tomorrow. For some,… Read more »

Certificate Authentication is Vulnerable

When cracking passwords becomes as difficult as cracking keys, then passwords will be secure. When it comes to security implementations, there is a big difference between the theoretical and the practical. In the theoretical world all algorithms work flawlessly, there are no infrastructure vulnerabilities, and security protects against every attack. However, in the real world… Read more »

Legal Informatics Papers @ ECEG 2011

The following legal informatics papers were presented at ECEG 2011: The 11th European Conference on eGovernment, held 16-17 June 2011, at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Administration, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (If you know of other legal informatics papers presented at the conference, please feel free to identify them in the comments; click here for… Read more »