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What You Should Know about the Equifax Breach

What: Data collected by Equifax, one of the three credit report giants, was hacked. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one that strikes at the heart of who we are and what we do. I apologize to consumers and our business customers for the concern and frustration this causes,” said Richard F. Smith, Equifax CEO, in a statement.  When: In early August, Mandiant (a cybersecurity firm) was approached by Equifax to … [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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What You Should Know about the Equifax Breach

What: Data collected by Equifax, one of the three credit report giants, was hacked. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one that strikes … [Read More...]

What You Should Know about the Equifax Breach

What: Data collected by Equifax, one of the three credit report giants, was hacked. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one that strikes at the heart of who we are and what we do. I … [Read More...]

Vulnerability Scanned Websites

To me, shopping on the Internet is the best thing to have ever happened to mankind since the invention of the internet itself. According to a recent study, 51% of Americans prefer to shop online than in stores … [Read More...]

Common Misconceptions about Price Matching

In a very competitive market, and to avoid misconceptions, businesses develop and use different strategies to gain the upper hand and oust their competition. One of the weapons used to dominate the market is … [Read More...]