Tom Holthus

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Name: Tom Holthus
Date registered: August 9, 2016

Latest posts

  1. The Dark Web — June 7, 2017
  2. Is Your Child’s Identity Safe? — April 16, 2017
  3. Identity Theft & Your SSN — April 15, 2017
  4. YOUR BUSINESS IT SYSTEM IS ALWAYS AT RISK — April 6, 2017

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Jun 07

The Dark Web

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If you want to buy or sell illegal stuff, the dark web is where it is done A google search for “dark web” at 7:35 on 4/23/2015 returned 72,000,000 results in 0.66 seconds. A similar search with Norton Safe Search returned 201,000,000 results in about the same time. Other search engines return similar results. What …

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Apr 16

Is Your Child’s Identity Safe?

family EDT

Since the red flags aren’t as obvious as they are for adults many children don’t know they’ve been and identity theft victim until they get their first job or by the first car. That makes them very attractive targets. “If a thief gets a hold of the child’s Social Security number, they can completely trash …

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Apr 15

Identity Theft & Your SSN

I am summarizing an article that appeared in the Hill and was written by Dave Coffey. Click here to read the complete article at The Hill. Americans are now familiar with identity theft having experienced it themselves or know someone who has. The US is now known as the land of the free and the …

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Apr 06

YOUR BUSINESS IT SYSTEM IS ALWAYS AT RISK

Any one can do it

Overview – DDoS   You will be attacked; it is only a matter of time and time and DDoS is only one method. Consider DDoS, Distributed Denial of Service attacks.  The following information is extracted from a VeriSign report, VERISIGN DISTRIBUTED DENIAL OF SERVICE TRENDS REPORT. The full report can be found at: https://www.verisign.com/assets/report-ddos-trends-Q42016.pdf Attackers …

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