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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 – SunTrust Bank

April 24, 2018 | 1 Comments

SunTrust Bank has reported a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of up to 1.5 million customers. According to reports the bank believes a former employee may have stolen customer information to...

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You Need a Password Manager…Don’t You?

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Passwords are a pain! Trying to remember them all is a real job. Especially if it is a good strong password that looks like this, “Kjj87%vB33*#d!B7007Xw44@3.” Who the hell is gonna remember that?! Now multiply...

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Regardless of what computer you own, Apple or Windows, Spectre and Meltdown security flaws affect you. Security researchers recently revealed the details of these two microprocessor security flaws. Chips made by Intel, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and others are...

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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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ALERT! NETFLIX EMAIL SCAM ALERT!

November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Netflix subscribers are being alerted to an email scam seeking to collect user names, passwords and credit card information. The scam is targeting as many as 110 million Netflix subscribers. Suspicious emails are arriving in...

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Mobile security of your smartphone or tablet, is not rocket science. You can take simple steps to secure your devices and online accounts that protects you from being an easy target. Let’s start with your...

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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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Right now millions of email users are getting a seemingly innocent email asking them to view a Google Docs file. DO NOT CLICK ON IT! DELETE IMMEDIATELTY! The email takes the user to an excellent...

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Tax Season 2017 – Fighting Identity Theft

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are two seasons that cyber criminals celebrate; Christmas and tax season. African-Americans should understand that protecting themselves during this time is especially critical  A 2011 Federal Trade Commission national fraud survey revealed that African-Americans were...

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