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Changes to YouTube Coming

Yesterday Google issued a statement that they will be making changes to how kids can view videos, after the US Federal Trade Commission hit Google with some new rules and slapped them with $170 million fine due to not following rules when it comes to privacy of child. To date this fine is the largest

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NSA releases cyber-security software to open source.

The National Security Agency (NSA) creates software that can be used for hacking and testing vulnerabilities. Most, if not all, of this software is kept secret and only used by the NSA. However, during a conference on Tuesday, the agency presented their program, Ghidra, which they have decided to make open-source. Ghidra is a reverse

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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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