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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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Microsoft, the world’s biggest maker of computer software, announced a partnership with Black Girls Code and the Technology Access Foundation to bring STEM education to students of color. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the $500,000 partnership. ...

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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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The War for Net Neutrality! Breaking It Down

December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The FCC voted along party lines to end the Obama administration’s rules on net neutrality. This war for a free and open Internet has been going on for some time. This is just the latest battle. ...

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Breach Brief – Verizon

July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Millions of Verizon customer’s information has been exposed online. Last Wednesday UpGuard, an Internet security firm, reported finding millions Verizon accounts exposed on an unsecured server. Customer information included subscriber’s names, cellphone number, and the...

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Internet Service Providers Can Sell Your Data

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

 FBI Director James Comey said, “There is no longer absolute privacy in the United States.” In the age of information everything you say do, write or watch on television is recorded somewhere. And now Congress...

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Yahoo! admitted today that the previous data breach was just a warm-up act. The latest bad news reveals that user data recovered by authorities uncovered a different hack entirely. Now there are over a billion...

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Samsung Note 7 Sentenced to Death

December 12, 2016 | 1 Comments

Samsung has passed final judgement on the arson prone Note 7. And the sentence is death. Although roughly 90 percent of the phones have been returned to the company plenty of people are still carrying...

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ALERT! Yahoo! Email Hacked! ALERT!

September 22, 2016 | 1 Comments

Yahoo! the once and original Internet giant, announced that its email systems have been hacked. Yahoo! confirmed the  details of the 2014 breach months after reports leaked of a major hack. According to Yahoo!’s investigation...

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Cellphone Plans; Which One is the Right One?

December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Its the holiday season and someone is going to get a new cellphone. Most people already have a cellphone. Make that 96 percent of the U.S. population has a cellphone. African-Americans are more likely to...

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