Month: September 2017

Breach Brief – Sonic Drive-In

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sonic fast food chain is the latest victim of a major data breach. Sonic, which has 3,600 locations across the country, confirmed they are investigating unusual payment card activity after being informed by their credit...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In recognition the African-American Cyber Report will be participating with the Department of Homeland Security to promote awareness of cyber security issues and personal safety online. Each...

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Kevin Hart Kevin Hart has launched a new mobile video game that stars him and his family. Named “Gold Ambush,” Hart has teamed up with new start up “StandUp Digital.” The company describes itself as a “celebrity mobile...

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The web’s biggest social media companies have been targeting ads to racists. Facebook, Google and Twitter have allowed advertisers to target groups expressing interests in topics such as “Jew hater,” How to burn jews” and “why...

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McDonald’s Names Tim Youngblood to CISO Job

September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

McDonald’s, the worlds largest fast food chain, has named Tim Youngblood as the new Chief Information Security Officer. Youngblood will report to the Executive Vice President of Operations, Digital and Technology and work closely with...

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Equifax Data Breach – The Aftermath

September 13, 2017 | 1 Comments

Equifax recently suffered a massive data breach compromising the sensitive information of over 140 million Americans. The data lost includes names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and driver’s license numbers.  As the week progressed details...

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ALERT! Equifax Hit by Major Data Breach ALERT!

September 8, 2017 | 1 Comments

Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, is the victim of a major data breach affecting over 140 million Americans.  The data lost includes names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and driver’s license numbers....

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Experian Scans the Dark Web for Your Information

September 6, 2017 | 3 Comments

In case you haven’t heard there is such a thing as the dark web, This is the side of the Internet that is not where you want to go. Here is where the child molesters,...

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U.S. Government The personal information of thousands of U.S. citizens and employees holding security clearances up to Top Secret have been compromised. The security breach was revealed by Chris Vickery Director of cyber risk research...

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Back to School – Student Identity Theft

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is rampant. It it the fastest growing Internet crime and black college students should be aware of the vulnerability of their personal information. According to the Better Business Bureau college students are prime...

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