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This Facebook Hack Allows You to Track Your Friends on a Map

"We all are aware that Facebook shares our location data with our friends, however, what we probably aren’t aware of the accuracy of that data and easiness of extracting that data from the messaging service." More

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website from Hackers

"Electronic thieves are invisible and fast, searching for your website for details of customers’ accounts, especially for their credit card information. You have a legal obligation to protect this data from theft and to report security breaches that occur." More

Summertime Tips for Kids’ Online Safety & Security

"Whether posting pictures on Snapchat, posing questions on or using any of the thousands of other social apps and sites, young people love to share. Internet Safety Month is a good time to remind them to think about what they are sharing." More

Adult Dating Site Exposes Secrets of Millions

“More than 3.5 million people's sexual preferences, fetishes and secrets have been exposed after dating site Adult FriendFinder was hacked” More

How to Hack a Computer Using Just an Image

"Next time when someone sends you a photo of a cute cat or a hot chick than be careful before you click on the image to view — it might hack your machine." More

Prilock’s Tip of the Month

Keep your systems and smartphones updated with the latest security patches as soon as they are released. Also, make sure your operating system, browsers, and programs are patched.

Free Software

Zone Alarm Firewall

This is an all-in-one antivirus, firewall computer protection program. With many benefits, this program will cover and secure all ends of your hard drive.
Find out more.

Things to Think About

  • Keep an eye on your sent, trash and spam folders in your email for odd behavior. If you notice anything off, change your email password immediately.
  • Have any of your email addresses been stolen, or pwned, and posted for sale to hackers? Go to this link to check your email addresses.
  • Find out more.

 Breaking News

Federal Government Hacked

China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million federal workers. Find out more.

Cool Stuff

Windows 10 can be downloaded before July 29th. More

Must-Have App

DCentral Droid

Shows the Android owner what information programs are accessing with your permission. Available in the Google Play Store.

This Month’s Top Phishing Attack Emails to Look Out for


These emails will provide a link where you can confirm update account information. However, clicking this link will only download a virus to your computer! These emails are not from Paypal.


This email will ask you to complete a survey leading you to a fake website that looks very much like the real deal. The catch, of course, is that they say that in order to credit your $50 reward for taking the survey, they want your Chase User ID and password, as well as your Chase credit card number, expiration date, three digit security number, Social Security number, ATM PIN Number, zip code, mother’s maiden name and email.

Prilock Security Newsletter June 2015
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