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eBay Users Should Change Password due to Breach

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 - Information Security  

All eBay users should change their passwords immediately.  Due to a security breach, customer account information for eBay’s millions of users has been compromised.  To reset your password, here is the eBay password-reset page link . In a post yesterday on the company’s official blog, eBay said the “database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay […]


Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Email Scams, Fake Antivirus and Phishing Attack Warning

Posted: March 11th, 2011 - Information Security  

Potential email scams, fake antivirus and phishing attacks regarding the Japan earthquake and the tsunami disasters are likely to start appearing in City e-mail. Scams may contain links or attachments which may direct users to phishing or malware-laden websites. Fake antivirus attacks may come in the form of pop-ups which flash security warnings and ask […]


Cyberattack-alert system could be model for U.S.

Posted: March 11th, 2011 - Information Security  

Cyberattack-alert system could be model for U.S. Washington state system alerts for cyberattacks, botnets, comprised desktops By Ellen Messmer, Network World | March 08, 2011 08:54 AM ET An ambitious project to create a statewide cyber-alert “early warning” system in the state of Washington to link with the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is […]


Volunteer for our Get Online! event

Posted: November 9th, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

On Thursday, November 18, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, many computer learning centers in Central and South Seattle will be hosting events to help community members Get Online! There will be activities and demonstrations on many topics, including: social networking, posting/viewing photos online, paying bills online, using email, accessing wireless networks, using Skype to […]