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What Victims of Identity Theft Can Do

If you haven't heard, Equifax, one of the three big credit reporting agencies in the United States, announced that it suffered a massive data breach. More than 143,000,000 records were compromised, including email addresses, names, social security cards and credit card numbers. If you believe you were the victim of identity theft, here's what you can do: Close the accounts that you believe may have been tampered with or opened fraudulently. … [Read More...]

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Kaspersky Security Firm Admits it Was Hacked

Kaspersky, one of the largest cyber-security firms in the world confirmed that it had been hacked. According to the company, the sophisticated attack stayed away from user information and focused instead on Kaspersky’s own systems and intellectual property. The company has since fixed the hole that allowed for the attack. Kaspersky Lab CEO and founder Eugene Kaspersky wrote, “We discovered an advanced attack on our own internal networks. It was … [Read More...]

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Your Dog’s Name is Not a Good Password

Buster and Champ are great names for dogs. But neither of them make a good online password - especially when those are the names of your dogs! One of the most annoying things you’ll come across on the web is when a website forces you to create a complicated password. You’ve had to do it before—with capitals, and numbers, and special characters. You end up with something like “Beth@ny12”, which looks more like a 12-year-old’s screen name than a … [Read More...]

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CNBC: Hackers Are Targeting School Websites

According to an article from CNBC, hackers are now targeting school websites - including elementary and high schools. Universities like Harvard and the … [Read More...]

CNBC: Hackers Are Targeting School Websites

According to an article from CNBC, hackers are now targeting school websites - including elementary and high schools. Universities like Harvard and the University of Louisville have been hacked. As have state … [Read More...]

You’ve Been Hacked!

You’re asleep, dreaming about all of the money effortlessly flowing into your bank account because of your years of hard work and determination to succeed as an e-commerce business owner. Suddenly your eyes … [Read More...]

What Victims of Identity Theft Can Do

If you haven't heard, Equifax, one of the three big credit reporting agencies in the United States, announced that it suffered a massive data breach. More than 143,000,000 records were compromised, including … [Read More...]