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Breach Brief – Macy’s, Adidas

July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Macy’s department stores has reported a data breach of customer data. The breach affects Macy’s online customers and exposed names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays, and credit and debit card numbers with expiration dates....

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Delta Airlines, Sears, Kmart and Best Buy and others have all been hit with a data breach that is connected with  Indian Company [24]7.ai. According to a statement from the company, it “discovered and contained...

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Kenneth Chenault Joins Facebook

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault has joined Facebook as its first African-American Board member. Chenault will officially join Facebook on February 5th after 16 years as AmEx CEO.  Chenault, described by the Wall Street Journal...

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There is a magical gift that, no matter what, is always exactly what the person wanted or needed. It is adaptable to any situation or occasion. This gift can be from the recipient’s favorite store...

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EMV is Coming! EMV is Coming!

September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

October is EMV card month. And what is EMV? Currently there are 1.96 billion credit cards in circulation and they are about to change. Black people all over America are walking around with a credit or debit...

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Secure Payments Arrive For Black Consumers

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hackers have been having a absolute field day breaking into store payment systems and stealing credit card data with impunity. The problem is intolerable for the consumer and costing everyone money everyday. Kaspersky Labs reported...

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Online Holiday Shopping Series #1

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s November and the holiday shopping season is upon us again. The African American Cyber Report is launching a weekly series focusing on online holiday shopping. Each week through New Year’s Day we will investigate a different facet...

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American Express Acknowledges Data Breach

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week American Express notified its customers of a data breach. According to the company as many as 76,000 thousand customers have had credit data compromised including names and account numbers. The company also...

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Was There a Data Breach at California DMV?

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Banks in California recently received notice from MasterCard that credit card data used previously for California DMV online services had been breached. MasterCard did not say who was breached but did state that the organization...

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