Data breach at the Department of Social Services

This just in, the department of Social Services credit card system has been breached, as of yesterday. This isn’t something to be thankful for that’s for sure. 8,500 people have received warnings that their personal data held by a contractor has been breached. Past and current employees alike are vulnerable. The breach included employee names,

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Uber made a Uber mistake

Recently disclosed by Uber was a mishap that affects millions of customers and drivers, but it was swept under the rug, potentially putting millions at a higher risk. Apparently late 2016, Uber had been hacked, and millions of customers and drivers’ sensitive information had become known to the malicious online hackers. Instead of disclosing this

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Android security update! KRACK be gone and band-aid adhesion!

Android deployed its recent patch for their phones. This patch holds significant updates, that involve KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) and also some fixes for the newly released Pixel 2 phones! Surprisingly, Google actually released three updates for November. There is the main update that involves the normal bug fixes and performance updates. The second patch

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WPA2 protocol leaves all access points vulnerable! Including yours!

Recently, some online researchers have discovered a fatal flaw in the WPA2 protocol. This flaw can affect anyone and everyone that is involved with Wi-Fi access. This flaw allows potential attackers to manipulate vulnerable information such as passwords, e-mails, and other encrypted data, whilst intercepting that information they may also leave ransomware or other malicious

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Disqus breach. Hackers: 10 low security standards: 0

Here we are again folks, another article of a large breach in security, leaving multiple thousands in a state of possible vulnerability. It was discovered that back in 2012, the same year Engadget used Disqus for comments,  hackers had claimed data from Disqus’ servers. A snapshot of usernames and the emails associated, dating back to

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Yahoos 2013 hack affected everyone!

Yahoo’s most known and infamous hack in history, is worse than initially thought. According to Verizon, who acquired yahoo in June, its now known that all 3 billion users were affected at the time of the hack. No one got away. This is a huge upset in comparison to the initial damage report of 1

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What is Cloud technololgy?

Most often, when someone mentions the ‘cloud’, there is often someone who is too embarrassed to ask ‘what’ the cloud is. Cloud technology has taken the world by storm (no pun intended) in most all areas these days, the cloud is involved in the information storage/management. Businesses to college campus’ to home networks. So what

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