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A Data Breach Exposed Customers' Payment Information at More Than a Tenth of Checkers & Rally's Fast Food Restaurants screenshot

A Data Breach Exposed Customers' Payment Information at More Than a Tenth of Checkers & Rally's Fast Food Restaurants

Recently, Checkers Drive In Restaurants, Inc., the company that owns the Checkers and Rally's fast food brands, proudly announced that its chains of drive-in restaurants are featured on Tampa Bay Times' Top Places to...

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May 30, 2019
Flipboard Resets Its Users' Passwords After Discovering That Hackers Had Access to Its Databases for More Than Nine Months screenshot

Flipboard Resets Its Users' Passwords After Discovering That Hackers Had Access to Its Databases for More Than Nine Months

For those of you who don't know, Flipboard is a news aggregator service that has more than 100 million users and collects articles from around 11 thousand websites. On April 23, its engineers noticed unusual activity...

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May 29, 2019
Scammers Swindled Money out of 85,000 Banking Customers in the UK Last Year screenshot

Scammers Swindled Money out of 85,000 Banking Customers in the UK Last Year

How much trouble can a harmless tweet get you in? As it turns out, quite a lot. In fact, it can turn you into a target for criminals who'll try to steal thousands from you. UK's The Guardian recently told the story of...

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May 29, 2019
Customers' Information Dating Back to 2003 Exposed in a First American Financial Data Leak screenshot

Customers' Information Dating Back to 2003 Exposed in a First American Financial Data Leak

Who is responsible for finding security vulnerabilities in software applications and websites? Well, there are people who have this task in their job descriptions. They use their enormous expertise to examine millions...

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May 28, 2019
Canva Users Are Advised to Change Their Passwords After a Data Breach screenshot

Canva Users Are Advised to Change Their Passwords After a Data Breach

Learning that an online service with hundreds of millions of users has found itself on the receiving end of a cyberattack is never a good thing. However, many different factors regarding the nature of the breached...

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May 28, 2019
Spotify Forces Users to Change Passwords After Detecting 'Suspicious Activity' screenshot

Spotify Forces Users to Change Passwords After Detecting 'Suspicious Activity'

According to the official filings, Spotify has around 217 million monthly active users, and of them, close to 100 million are Spotify Premium subscribers. All these people trust the streaming platform to give them...

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May 28, 2019
G Suite Users Change Their Passwords Because of a Credential Storage Blunder screenshot

G Suite Users Change Their Passwords Because of a Credential Storage Blunder

Google has made not one, but two password storage mistakes that directly affect some of its users. This type of news is bound to get quite a few people upset, but before everyone starts pulling their hair out, let's...

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May 22, 2019
Security Experts Warn That Ransomware Creators Are Going Phishing screenshot

Security Experts Warn That Ransomware Creators Are Going Phishing

On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware encrypted the files of over 200 thousand Windows PCs all around the world and caused millions of dollars in damages. Thanks to EternalBlue, a hacking tool allegedly developed...

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May 20, 2019
Devious PayPal Scams Target Users' Passwords and Credit Card Information screenshot

Devious PayPal Scams Target Users' Passwords and Credit Card Information

According to Vade Secure, PayPal is the second-most targeted brand by phishers. This shouldn't be very surprising. We're talking about the world's most recognizable online payment platform, and unauthorized access to...

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May 17, 2019
Phone Retailer Boost Mobile Announces a Data Breach Two Months After It Happened screenshot

Phone Retailer Boost Mobile Announces a Data Breach Two Months After It Happened

The Boost Mobile brand was brought to the US nearly eighteen years ago. Since then, the phone retailer and telecommunication service provider has invested enormous sums of money into marketing efforts, and it now...

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May 16, 2019
GPS Trackers Can Be Exploited by Hackers to Spy on Your Loved Ones screenshot

GPS Trackers Can Be Exploited by Hackers to Spy on Your Loved Ones

There are many products that promise to give you and your loved ones better security both in the digital and in the real world. Due to the way these devices and services work, however, they can also put you and the...

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May 14, 2019
Be Careful If You Rely on eyeDisk Flash Drives to Store Passwords and Other Sensitive Data screenshot

Be Careful If You Rely on eyeDisk Flash Drives to Store Passwords and Other Sensitive Data

What is an eyeDisk exactly? It's a flash drive that can store your photos, documents, and other files. The MSRP for the 32GB version is $99. The logical next question is obvious: Why is it so eye-watering expensive?...

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May 14, 2019
123456 Continues to Be the Most Breached Password in the UK screenshot

123456 Continues to Be the Most Breached Password in the UK

When you think of a strong password, you should think of a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. When you think of a weak password, you should think of a simple word or a predictable combination of letters or...

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May 14, 2019
Top Scams of 2019 and How They Can Put Your Virtual Security at Risk screenshot

Top Scams of 2019 and How They Can Put Your Virtual Security at Risk

We have talked about some of the biggest online scams that tricked multiple people out there before, but it is time we update that information. Although we're not even halfway through 2019 yet, the cybersecurity...

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May 13, 2019
6 New Things That the Windows 10 May Update Is Bringing Our Way screenshot

6 New Things That the Windows 10 May Update Is Bringing Our Way

Shortly before launching Windows 10, Microsoft said that it wants to see the then-new operating system installed on at least one billion devices within three years. These plans, as it turns out, were a bit too...

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May 13, 2019
Hackers Are Using 3D Printers to Forge Fingerprints screenshot

Hackers Are Using 3D Printers to Forge Fingerprints

Biometric authentication should definitely be a step up towards a reliable Identity and Access Management (IAM). The idea is that one can use a unique security token that no one else has. Perhaps the most common...

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May 10, 2019
An 'Avengers: Endgame' Scam Threatens Your Passwords' Security screenshot

An 'Avengers: Endgame' Scam Threatens Your Passwords' Security

Avengers: Endgame, the latest blockbusting movie from Marvel's enormously successful Infinity Saga, came out on April 26. It's been on the screen for close to two weeks, but you haven't seen it yet. You desperately...

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May 9, 2019
Hackers Target Gullible YouTubers to Steal Passwords screenshot

Hackers Target Gullible YouTubers to Steal Passwords

More than half of all the emails that are sent and received every day can be classified as spam, and of those, quite a few are classic phishing scams – the ones that trick users into sharing their usernames and...

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May 9, 2019