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Cyber Monday: What Retailers & Shoppers Should Watch For
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Joe Stanganelli
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11/25/2015 | 11:13:00 PM
Reminder
Thanks for this reminder, Sara -- if only to caution readers like me to not use our credit cards on Friday!  ;)
Dr.T
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11/30/2015 | 12:15:10 PM
Re: Reminder
Good suggestion, you may user your Apple Pay or Google wallet tough.
CharlineSau
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11/27/2015 | 11:25:45 AM
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I kept my credit card away for this black friday again !
Dr.T
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11/30/2015 | 12:16:32 PM
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Ok. Good deal, one day is a good strat. If we can do that rest of our lives then we are good to go. :--))
Joe Stanganelli
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12/1/2015 | 8:21:17 AM
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I'm just cheap and don't buy anything.  ;)
RyanSepe
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11/28/2015 | 9:36:42 PM
Via vulnerable web apps
Is there a list of the worst performers?
Joe Stanganelli
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11/29/2015 | 12:02:03 AM
Re: Via vulnerable web apps
On a related note, DEF CON every year hosts the social engineering capture-the-flag contest, wherein people socially engineer key data "flags" out of Fortune 500 companies; I wonder if the list of worse-performing companies in SECTF, social engineering-wise, correlates in any way to technical security.
Dr.T
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11/30/2015 | 12:19:10 PM
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I said it should. We may not be able to prove the correlation but companies not paying attention to revers social engineering attacks would most likely not pay attention the security.
Sagiss, LLC
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11/30/2015 | 11:44:14 AM
Thanks for Sharing
Thanks for sharing, Sara! It's definitely more important than ever that shoppers keep a wary eye out as online fraud usually spikes during the Holiday season. 
Dr.T
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11/30/2015 | 12:21:46 PM
Re: Thanks for Sharing
Agree. Fraud is always going up, attacks are also concentrating vulnerable periods  such as Xbox attack on Christmas day. :--))
Dr.T
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11/30/2015 | 12:14:11 PM
Black Monday DDoS
If you want to do DDoS attack Cyber Monday is best opportunity for worst damage. Companies that are relying on cyber Monday profits should keep that in mind.
Joe Stanganelli
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12/1/2015 | 8:20:02 AM
Re: Black Monday DDoS
Of course, that's also when companies are most vigilant.

But what about another high-traffic day... say, two days before Christmas?  


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