Blog posts tagged with security

Apr 4, 2014 KV Kiva HQ

Updated April 9, 2014 

On April 7, an internet-wide security vulnerability was reported for OpenSSL, the software used to encrypt web communications on the majority of e-commerce sites.  You can find out more about this bug, called
Heartbleed, at the Wall Street Journal, CNET and the Guardian...

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Oct 10, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so we thought this would be a good time to talk about staying secure online. While the Internet makes Kiva’s work possible by connecting borrowers and lenders around the world, unfortunately it is also a popular tool for scammers to reach a broad audience.

One type of online scam, called phishing, is an attempt to collect personal or financial information. Phishing attacks come from scammers disguised as legitimate businesses or organizations, asking recipients to send an email response containing their personal... Continue Reading >>

Blog posts tagged with security

Apr 4, 2014 KV Kiva HQ

Updated April 9, 2014 

On April 7, an internet-wide security vulnerability was reported for OpenSSL, the software used to encrypt web communications on the majority of e-commerce sites.  You can find out more about this bug, called
Heartbleed, at the Wall Street Journal, CNET and the Guardian...

Continue Reading >>
Oct 10, 2013 KV Kiva HQ
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so we thought this would be a good time to talk about staying secure online. While the Internet makes Kiva’s work possible by connecting borrowers and lenders around the world, unfortunately it is also a popular tool for scammers to reach a broad audience.

One type of online scam, called phishing, is an attempt to collect personal or financial information. Phishing attacks come from scammers disguised as legitimate businesses or organizations, asking recipients to send an email response containing their personal... Continue Reading >>
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