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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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CCleaner update, technology companies watchout!

A follow up to the recent article about the hacking of the popular CCleaner software, it seems there was more damage than initially believed. According to Cisco systems, after research was conducted, it became apparent that the breach was far more serious than initially described by Periform. Despite more than 2 million people being affected,

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Gas skimmers! Be careful at the pump!

Breaches in security through credit cards are becoming something of a more relevant issue with each passing day. Credit skimmers have been found more and more at gas pumps among other locations, swiping your credit card information, allowing the owner of the skimmers to gain access to your funds if your unaware. Main reasons skimmers

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CCleaner software infected by nasty malware!

CCleaner is a free optimization tool for windows PC and Android mobile. This morning Piriform, the company which makes the CCleaner tool, divulged that specific versions of the software had been piggybacked by hackers. Affected versions include CCleaner 5.33.6162 and CCleaner cloud 1.07.3191. The malware has a malicious data-harvesting software, compromising sensitive data of those

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Hackers-2, Equifax-0

After the recent announcement that Equifax had been the victim of a hacking, there has been scrutiny towards the company. Millions of people had their SSN breached and other personal information stolen. From an on looking perspective it seemed like things couldn’t get worse for Equifax, but it seems that was wrong. Once again Equifax

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Equifax hack leaves 143 million with roaming SSN

Mid May to July of 2017, Equifax had a security breach of their consumers private personal information, including social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some drivers license numbers. Adding to the issue, it has been noted that around 209,000 credit card numbers of consumers were breached as well. If you have had any interaction

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Switch Port Protection

There are multiple ways to secure your network, but one of the easiest is with a secured access switchport. What is a switchport? A switchport, or network switch, is a networking device that allows the connection of devices to computer networks. This is accomplished through packet switching that grants the ability to receive, process, and

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Network Segmentation Security

As we all know, cyber attacks are becoming more and more commonly talked about. Defending yourself against a cyber attack can be difficult, there are so many forms of cyber attacks and multiple ways you can try to anticipate them. However, network segmentation is effective for anyone and everyone in helping to slow down the

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