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Archive for December, 2017

Paypal-Owned Company Sees Breach Of 1.6 Million Customers

TIO Networks, a cloud-based, multi-channel bill payment platform purchased by Paypal for $233 million in 2017, was breached earlier this year, exposing PII (Personally Identifiable Information) for an estimated 1.6 million of ...

Former Employees Pose Serious Risk To Security

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reminded those who deal with PHI and PII of the dangers that terminated employees can pose to system security ...

Many Consumers Would Withdraw Business From Companies If Data Breached

You've probably heard the phrase "the customer is always right" a thousand times. It's a truism in the business world, except when it isn't. A recent survey released by Gemalto reveals a ...

Windows 10 Now Installed On Over 600M Machines

When Microsoft first released Windows 10, the company boasted that it would try to get its new OS running on a billion devices by 2018. Time and circumstance have conspired to make ...

Look And Feel May Change In Future Windows 10 Update

Microsoft is experimenting with a new feature that may change the look and feel of Windows 10 in some future update. The new approach is referred to as "Sets," which borrows from ...

Fake Symantec Blog Post Is Spreading Mac Malware

Sometimes hackers opt for a stealthy approach. Other times, their attempts are downright brazen.  That's definitely the case with a newly launched malware campaign that seeks to spread "Proton Mac," a strain ...

Bug in macOS Could Allow Hackers Root Access

Do you own a Mac? Is it running Apple's latest macOS, the "High Sierra?"  If so, be extra careful with who you allow access to your machine. A security flaw recently discovered ...

A Million Imgur Users Affected By Breach

Do you use the image hosting service, Imgur? If you do, there's a slight chance that you'll be prompted to change your password the next time you log on. That's because the ...

Breach Of Health Data Gets California Company $2M Fine

Cottage Health System, a company that operates five hospitals in the Santa Barbara area of California, is the latest firm to have been hit with a hefty fine for losing control of ...

Uber Paid To Hide Massive Data Breach From Public

It has recently come to light that the company was hacked in 2016 in a massive breach that exposed the personal information of more than 57 million Uber users and drivers. A ...

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Notification To Update Microsoft Word Could Be Hidden Malware

Notification To Update Microsoft Word Could Be Hidden Malware

If you've spent any time at all surveying the threat landscape, then you're almost certainly familiar with the name Emotet. As[...]
Government Warns Increase In Cyber Attacks Targeting Hospitals

Government Warns Increase In Cyber Attacks Targeting Hospitals

Is your business in any way affiliated with or connected to the healthcare industry? If so, be advised that recently,[...]
Amazon Employee Responsible For User Data Breach

Amazon Employee Responsible For User Data Breach

Recently, one or more Amazon employees disclosed customer email addresses to an unknown third party, prompting Amazon to send a[...]

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