Russian Hackers in possession of 1.2B User Accounts A Milwaukee firm Hold Security revealed that a group of Russian hackers are currently in possession of 1.2 billion web credentials (usernames and passwords) and more than 500 million email addresses stolen from 420,000 vulnerable websites.
Aug 6 2014, 3:54am CDT
SANS Institute Report on Cyberthreat To Healthcare Industry In light of last weeks cyber-attack on Forbes (here), the release of new cyberthreat report yesterday specifically for healthcare was both timely – and sobering. Maliciously disrupting the business of a major media...
Feb 20 2014, 2:06am CST
Credit Card Protection Tips The issue of credit card protection online and offline remains inadequately addressed. And the scourge of ID theft requires immunity which means more complex passwords.
Feb 6 2014, 3:53am CST
Secure Your POS and Avoid a Target-Style Disaster An estimated 70 million consumers were affected by a data breach impacting Target’s POS systems over the holidays. For Target, this signals the beginning of a gradual rebuilding of trust between itself and its billions...
Feb 4 2014, 1:02am CST
Target Offers Free Credit Monitoring Target now offers its customers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection. After a major breach in security, that left so many credit and debit cards of its clientele vulnerable to hackers, the store is trying to compensate them via certain concessions.
Jan 23 2014, 11:58am CST
Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...
Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST
Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails Target email to customers offering credit help genuine, but scams are out there
NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data...
Jan 17 2014, 4:01pm CST
Free Credit Report Issued by Target A free credit report has been issued by Target for the sake of its valued customers. After a major breach in security, that left so many credit and debit cards of its clientele vulnerable to hackers, the store is trying to compensate them via certain concessions.
Jan 17 2014, 4:01am CST
How Secure Are Your Medical Records? 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Your Privacy
There are many moments when I’m grateful for the ways technology has enabled me to me take charge of my health. When I email my doctor to ask a question,...
Dec 27 2013, 4:36pm CST
Defending Your Money We are at war. The war I’m talking about doesn’t use those cute, bloodless drones that wreak havoc on foreign soil…or deliver Amazon baby wipes. This war is invisible and far more subversive. And you’re the target.
Dec 22 2013, 8:11am CST
Target security breach affects up to 40M cards Up to 40M shoppers may have had credit and debit cards compromised in Target security breach
Target's data-security nightmare threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of...
Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST
Fury and frustration over Target data breach Consumers react to Target security breach of up to 40M credit and debit cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the...
Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST
Inmate Seeks Restraining Order Against Take-Two If you ever wondered where the phrase “Mad as a hatter” comes from, no doubt it was coined to accurately describe people like convict Jonathan Lee Riches. This nut bag has filed for a restraining order against Take-Two...
Apr 21 2008, 12:18pm CDT
Study Says 1 in 3 Brits are Victims of Cybertheft According to a recent study of 1,400 men and women in the UK 1 in 3 have been victims of cybertheft. The study claims that despite awareness of cybertheft more people expect to be a victim of online theft or fraud than...
Jan 30 2008, 1:37pm CST
95% of UK residents worried about ID theft A new poll from Oxford-based Secerno reveals some disturbing facts about identity theft in the UK and citizens' worries about such attacks. According to the survey, about one in seven high-income earners in the country...
Apr 18 2007, 1:00am CDT
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