Category Archives: Security

Turns out the Equifax hack was even Worse than we Thought

The largest breach of 2017 may have been even more serious than initially thought: The cybercriminals behind the Equifax hack accessed user data not previously disclosed by the company, including tax identification numbers, email addresses, and driver’s license information, The Wall Street Journal reported. The criminals behind the Equifax breach accessed user data not previously disclosed […]

Cisco Report: Bad Privacy, Cybersecurity Procedures Causing Companies To Lose Sales

A new report from Cisco showed that two-thirds of companies are currently losing sales because of their customers’ growing privacy concerns, which prolong the sales process. Similarly, bad cybersecurity practices are costing companies millions to hundreds of millions of dollars in repairing data breach damage, as well as lost revenue. 2018 – The Year Of […]

The device you’re using right now has a big security flaw — but you don’t have to panic

There’s almost certainly a critical security flaw or two in the device you’re using to read this story — but you don’t have to panic. To varying degrees, the flaws affect processors found in virtually all computers and phones, and could allow an attacker to access data stored in a device’s memory that should typically […]

Why Phishing Attacks Persist Despite Increased Awareness

Phishing attacks are not going away. They remained a steady tactic used by cybercriminals throughout the first half of 2017, according to the Phishing Activity Trends Report recently released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), an international coalition of industry, government, law enforcement and nongovernmental organizations. In phishing attacks, scammers use fraudulent websites and false […]