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CNBC: Parameter Security Discusses Zuckerberg Facebook Hack

Date: 8/19/13

Source: CNBC

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CNBC discusses Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page being hacked and Web security with panel experts including Parameter Security.

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FOX Business News: Parameter Talks More on Hackers & Small Business

Date: 7/31/13

By: Lauren Simonetti

Source: FOX Business News

Link to Video: Click here

(Parameter Interview Starts at 10:50)

Parameter Security’s Dave Chronister discusses why small businesses aren’t immune to hackers, how they target small businesses on a daily basis and common vulnerabilities faced by small businesses.

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Fox News: Parameter Talks Hackers and Small Business

Fox News: Parameter Talks Hackers and Small Business

No Business Is Too Small for Hackers

Source: Fox News Business
By: Donna Fuscaldo
Date: July 30, 2013
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Whether it’s a state sponsored cyber war, a hactivist or your run of the mill hacker, small business owners have to be prepared if their computer resources go down.

Most small businesses would survive a halt in operations for a short period of time, but if they can’t access the Internet or client data for an extended amount of time ...

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St. Louis Post Dispatch and Parameter: Phone Hacking

By: Susan Weich

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Date: May 16, 2013

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A $600,000 phone bill? St. Peters real estate agent says it’s not her fault

First, the phones at Melissa Bream’s real estate company rang off the hook one Saturday with no one on the other end.

Then, the bills started pouring in.

There was a small one, for $5.90 from Sprint, even though Bream’s office doesn’t usually use that company. Another came from Vartek, a long-distance provider in Texas that Bream ...

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Parameter Security on ABC World News Tonight

Invisible Phone Hackers Scamming Thousands on Long Distance Calls

Parameter Security’s very own Dave Chronister makes a cameo on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer


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By: Linzie Janis

Source: ABC World News with Diane Sawyer

Date: May 16, 2013

 

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Parameter Talks computer attacks with KSDK channel 5

By: Art Holliday

Source: KSDK Newschannel 5

Date: May 6, 2013

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Ethical Hacker Says Computer Attacks Are Here to Stay

Dave Chronister is a computer hacker. Does that mean his information is safe?

“Not 100 percent. That’s where paranoia really comes in. I wipe my machine, reformat my machine every other week,” Chronister said, pointing at his laptop computer.

Even the hacker fears hackers. Chronister runs Parameter Security. He’s what’s known as an ethical hacker. That means he’s a good guy ...

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Chronister talks hacking humans on America Now.

Human Hacking is Key to Gaining Personal Info

Date: February 28, 2013

Source: America Now

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Seconds. That’s how long professional hackers say it takes to access your personal information. You won’t believe how they’re doing it – no technology required, no complicated computer skills.

“They’re doing it through you,” said Dave Chronister of Parameter Security. “Social engineering is being able to essentially hack the human.”

Chronister is a so called ‘ethical hacker,’ good at exploiting computers and people.

“If I ...

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CNBC: Parameter Security CEO Talks Password Security

Date: 2/12/12

By: Cindy Perman

Source: CNBC

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Your password, like your lady, has been neglected for far too long. So guess what? Like Valentine’s Day before it, someone came along and declared a day dedicated to you giving attention to your password.

The wizards over at Gizmodo declared today Change Your Password Day.

First of all, if, like Valentine’s Day, you’re just not that into it yet, consider this: Your passwords aren’t as secure as you think. Our friends over at ...

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KFVS Channel 12 interviews Parameter Ethical Hacker

Offers Insight Into Mind of Hacker

(May 16, 2012) St. Louis, MO – On Thursday, March 29, immediately after the St. Louis Business Journal seminar entitled “Inside the Mind of a Hacker: The Truth About Social Engineering & How To Protect Your Organization”, during which Parameter Security’s professional ethical hacker Dave Chronister spoke, Chronister was interviewed by KFVS Channel 12.
Source: KFVS Channel 12
Written by: Holly Brantley
Date: May 14, 2012
Link to article: click here

Lessons From a Hacker

(KFVS) – Seconds, that’s how ...

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