cyber security

Breach Brief – T-Mobile

August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mobile phone service provider T-Mobile has announced a data breach of its customer information. According to a post on  the carrier’s website  the hack was discovered on August 20 by its cybersecurity team. The team...

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Panera, a popular bakery-cafe has admitted its website was leaking a data. According to Brian Krebs of KrebsOnSecurity.com Panera allegedly failed to fix issues with its website it knew about for nearly eight months. Panera...

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Identity theft is big business. And if you have been paying attention you probably know that data theft is exploding globally, especially so in the U.S. According to the Identity Theft and Resource Center and CyberScout ...

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Lets face it; technology is everywhere in our daily lives. So much so that we have gotten to the point where we use it without a thought. Hackers and thieves depend on a certain level...

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World Password Day was yesterday. Ok, so we are a little late. But lets understand that a simple password that is easy to remember is also easy to break. Black people continue to be the least educated...

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The African-American Cyber Report is dedicated to bringing the latest most relevant cyber security news and information to black people. Cyber security has become the single most urgent...

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Hackers Hit OPM Again!

June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Uncle Sam’s Office of Personnel Management has suffered a major data breach.  The personnel records of as many as 4 million current and former federal employees may have been compromised. According to a press release...

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The African American Cyber Report reported in March of 2014 of a data breach at Sally Beauty Supply stores. So here we go again! One year later Sally Beauty Supply is again revealing that a network...

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Obama Pushes Consumer Privacy Bill

March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Obama has introduced draft legislation intended to ease the burden on consumers who wish to view or delete personal information that companies collect and keep. The White House announced the release of the draft...

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Fake Websites and Phony Trust

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you follow the African-American Cyber Report you know there are certain rules that we preach constantly. You can find these rules on the homepage. But I need to point out two of those rules...

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