Posts Tagged ‘online security’

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Jul 28, 2011
When it comes to your computers, can you really ever be too secure? (more…) Read More
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Apr 21, 2011
As some of you may know, and for those of you who don’t (me included), there is an inexpensive way to set up your own webcam monitoring system. Whether you’re looking to keep an eye on your house while on vacation or making sure your place of business is running smoothly on your day off, using the web_server tool can help you with a solution. This (more…) Read More
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Mar 28, 2011
Cyber attacks are nothing new but they do seem to be increasing against governments and companies around the world. Google and Amazon have both weathered Internet disruptions, and now, even RSA, the security division of storage giant EMC Corp., suffered what they called an “advanced persistent threat” (APT) recently. (more…) Read More
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Mar 10, 2011
On March 8, 2011, shortly after 8:10 am Central Time, a very large scale Distributed Denial Of Service (DDoS) attack began that was focused on an IP administered by a DNS service provider, terminating in one of the networks of our Phoenix data center. When the attack began, our network engineering team immediately implemented our DDoS recovery Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).  These procedures include: a)  investigating the nature and type of the attack; b)  communicating with our upstream providers in an effort to thwart the… Read More
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Mar 9, 2011
As you may already be aware, yesterday morning Codero was hit by a massive Denial of Service (“DoS”) attack that began at approximately 8:00 a.m. CST and impacted a number of our customers.  This was a deliberate coordinated attack from multiple origination points.  (more…) Read More
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Jan 11, 2011
Shingles. Sea shells. Shining suits of armor. What do they all share in common? This is not a tongue twister. These are things that all offer protection. (more…) Read More
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Sep 21, 2010
Here at Codero, we’ve found those merchants who conduct business with their customers online, come to us with a lot of questions about PCI Compliance. Compliancy is something the Payment Card Industry (PCI) created. They wanted to set forth standards to help alleviate some of the challenges that go along with the transmission, storage and processing of cardholder data. (more…) Read More
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Jun 14, 2010
Are you one of the millions who love to shop on the Internet? Convenient and easy, online spending is still just a fraction of total retail store spending but it is increasing each year, according to eMarketer and the National Retail Federation. (more…) Read More