PII

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 – 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 – Exactis

June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Who is Exactis and what do they know about me? That is the question you need to be asking.  No, you haven’t heard of Exactis but they may have exposed some of your most personal information...

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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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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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Breach Brief – TIO Networks

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

TIO Networks, owned by PayPal has suffered a data breach that may have compromised the personally identifiable  information or PII of up to 1.6 million customers. TIO suspended operations on November 10th to investigate “security...

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Understanding Medical Data Breaches

September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical data breaches are constantly in the news.  According to iHealthBeat.org 1 in 10 U.S. residents have been impacted by a medical data breach. It is highly likely that millions of African-Americans have been the...

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