Caribou Coffee Chain Breach

Caribou Coffee Has Suffered a Data Breach One of the most popular caffeine serving businesses, Caribou Coffee, has become the target and the victim of a data breach to their Point Of Sale (POS) systems in 239 different locations, estimating to about 40 percent of all their stores.   As a result of this breach, there

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CenturyLink Blocked Customers To Show Ad

CenturyLink Has Stopped Customers’ Internet Access to Show a Software Ad Despite the constant bashing that companies get for abusing their power and services over their customers, CenturyLink still felt like it was a good idea to cut off their services to customers’ internet access in order to promote their security software.  Utah customers went

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Data Destruction 2018

Data Destruction & GDPR Half a Year It’s been almost half a year since the General Data Protection Regulation has been in full effect, and by now, there should be most if not all organizations that are in compliance with the new regulations in order to responsibly handle their clients and customers’ data.  In order

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Online Fraud Schemes

8 People Charged with Advertising Fraud There are those who use their knowledge for good, and those who use it for evil. Just this past Tuesday there were eight people identified as using their knowledge for evil, for the purpose of filling their pockets with the ever-sought green bills. Their game involved using fraudulent online

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Cyber Monday Taxes

Cyber Monday Now Has Taxes Cyber Monday is in full effect as shoppers swarm online retailer sites with a desire to purchase as many of their Christmas presents at a discount. Cyber Monday has been a notorious mini holiday that sets records for online sales and product distribution. While this Cyber Monday is expected to

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Analysis of VPNFilter botnet

EL5 As we move forward in our technological advancements, there will be a concurring rise in damage that results from technological attacks. The more interconnected we become, the more vulnerable we are when a new form of threat arises. VPNFilter demonstrates how cybercriminals advance with the new technology and integrate degrees of portability by building

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EU General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR Rolls Out

GDPR Is Active The 25th has arrived in the EU and that means that the GDPR is released and active, as well as already drawing up some paper work for lawsuits against companies that are not readily complying with the new regulations. The GDPR is all about “privacy by default” meaning that a product or

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The Cost Of GDPR

March 25th halting the march of some companies As the GDPR marches forward there has been alot of talk about it’s affects on the smaller companies that don’t have the capabilities to rework their entire infrastructure of their products and systems. Europe’s new data protection law has seen many companies decide to call it quits

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EU General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR Inbound

What is the GDPR and who does it affect? As of late there has been quit alot of mention about the “GDPR” across business, technology and government articles, mentioning how the GDPR will turn the tech world and all things consumer information on it’s head. But what does that actually mean? It’s important to know

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Hackers and Emails

Emails in 2018, still vulnerable Emails have always had a fickle feeling security. Often we see and hear news about peoples emails getting hacked and losing vital personal information or important business information. Even in our government we have seen multiple occasions when high ranking officials have lost access to their email or had it

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