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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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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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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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Cyber criminals have developed a new scam targeting your cell phone. Known as the ‘port-out scam’ criminals are are using stolen information to trick cell phone carriers into transferring legitimate phone numbers to new devices....

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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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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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Cloudflare, a content delivery and security service, announced a major bug has been discovered that may have exposed users sensitive data on millions of websites. The bug, dubbed ‘Cloudbleed’, was discovered in Cloudflare’s content optimization...

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ALERT! – Amazon Email Scam – ALERT!

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cyber criminals are sending out fake Amazon emails telling you that there is a problem with your order. Customers are being told to resolve the problem by clicking on a link to confirm certain information. The scam...

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The largest data breach of 2016 so far has hit a data server operated by Albany, N.Y. based Newkirk Products. Newkirk Products is a third-party vendor providing health insurance ID cards for the health care...

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Tax Season 2016 – Hackers Attack IRS

February 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

Hackers are hell bent on stealing tax refunds. On Tuesday the IRS announced an attack that occurred last month in which cyber criminals were able to steal taxpayer identification numbers before the Internal Revenue Service...

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