Keeping Your Children Safe Online

One of the gifts of technology is the internet. Yet it is also a dangerous place for users, especially children. In fact, research has shown that one-fifth of children who use the internet have been sexually solicited at one point or the order in their lives. The majority of the teens who go online have

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While You Are Watching TV, The TV is Watching You

In a privacy experiment, The Washington Post tracked four of the most popular brands, and found out that once every couple of minutes the TV will send out a report to the company, letting know what you are watching.            Have you noticed TV sets going down in price? While the making of TVs are getting

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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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Zero-Day Vulnerability affects Chrome and Windows 7

Security analysts at Google and Microsoft have watched assailants utilizing a mix of a fixed Chrome weakness and an unpatched Windows 7 vulnerability. The declaration of the issue comes as a major aspect of their vulnerability disclosure policy. Both the Windows bug and Chrome bug deal with accessing memory that should not be accessed by

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Vulnerability Leaves Cisco Routers Exposed.

Cisco has issued a security alert, warning users of a very serious attack concerning three models of devices. It has been given a 9.8/10 on the severity rating scale. The weakness can be tracked on Cisco’s website here. This attack can be used over the internet and bypasses administrator authentication. This means anyone can break

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Caribou Coffee Chain 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 is naturally an outbreak of concern over

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Data Destruction and GDPR Compliance

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 to be compliant with

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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 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 be no different, there is

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School Funding Gone Missing Due to Lack of Cybersecurity

Atlantic City Schools Missing Funds Galloway Schools Lacking Cyber Security Many school district employees, including substitute teachers, totaling near 800 people were affected by a recent cybersecurity incident. This incident involved a missing amount of funds, totaling around $200,000.  As of September 27th, the Galloway School districts became aware of two fraudulent wire transfers, each

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