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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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Breach Brief – Chili’s

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Popular restaurant chain Chili’s has issued a statement reporting a data breach of its payments system. According to the statement Chili’s became aware of the breach on May 11th of this year and admitted that...

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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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Tax Season 2018 – What the IRS Won’t Do!

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

To keep from becoming a victim during tax season you have to know whats happening. Dealing with the IRS is rarely fun. So you need to know what to do when you hear from them....

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Welcome to the holiday shopping season. As you know this time of the year is when online shopping skyrockets. As matter of fact, this holiday season is on track to break all previous records for...

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Chipotle restaurants have been hit by a major nationwide data breach of hits payments systems. The restaurant chain was infected with malware that stole customer payment data from March 24th-April 18th. According to the company hackers...

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Breach Brief – Verifone

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Verifone, the largest maker of payment terminals, reported it is investigating a data breach of its systems. The company provides terminals and services to merchants that allow consumers to swipe credit and debit card. The terminals...

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Breach Brief – U.S. Navy, Madison Square Garden

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The United States Navy announced on Wednesday that hackers have gained access to sensitive personal information of more that 130,000 current and former sailors. The information lost includes names and social security numbers. According to...

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Online Holiday Shopping 2016 – Security Basics

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twice a year scammers crawl from underneath rocks and other nasty places to celebrate special holidays. First, tax season, then the holiday season. African-Americans using the Internet for holiday shopping need to be on guard...

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Breach Brief – Wendy’s

July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

It seems that the Wendy’s data breach was worse than thought. The AACR first reported the data breach in January.  Now we are seeing the real damage. Wendy’s has admitted that the data breach was...

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