Data Breach

Breaking News-Equifax Scam on the Rise

Unlock Your Wealth Update Featuring Heather Wagenhals The Equifax data breach will likely affect every other American who has established credit. If you weren’t part of the unlucky bunch that had their data distributed by hackers attempting to hold the

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Equifax Data Breach-What to Do Next

Equifax data breach scammers are in full force. Caution is the word of the day when deciding how to determine if you were compromised and what to do next. If you have ever established credit you may very well be

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Zomato – 16,472,873 breached accounts

In May 2017, the restaurant guide website Zomato was hacked resulting in the exposure of almost 17 million accounts. The data was consequently redistributed online and contains email addresses, usernames and salted MD5 hashes of passwords (the password hash was

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MALL.cz – 735,405 breached accounts

In July 2017, the Czech Republic e-commerce site MALL.cz suffered a data breach after which 735k unique accounts including email addresses, names, phone numbers and passwords were later posted online. Whilst passwords were stored as hashes, a number of different algorithms

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US Health Care Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3 billion

U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday that they have charged more than 400 people with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the collective action the “largest health

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Data-Crunching Reduces Massive Health Care Fraud

Health care fraud continues as cybercriminals find new ways to hack systems, but thankfully new gadgets and years of training are now diminishing those fraud and cyber attacks. However, for Dr. Mike Cohen’s work station, there are no high-tech forensic gadgets or state-of

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Laptops Hiding Secret Keyloggers

Keyloggers are malicious computer functions allowing hackers to track everything you type into your computer or laptop. Now you see why this can put a user into a very dangerous situation with their personal identity all over one’s personal computer. Criminals or malware can

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Disney Movies Hacked for Ransom

Disney movies are the hit for all ages, but one fan could not wait their turn on a few unreleased movies as Chief, Bob Iger, recently reports hackers are claiming to have access to one of the company’s unreleased movies were demanding a

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Cyber Attack Demands Ransomware

The massive international cyber attack that struck last week will be a big wake-up call for Microsoft users today as ransomware is demanding $300-$600 per device. The WannaCrypt ransomware used in the attack was “drawn from the exploits stolen from the National

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Debunked Online Security Breach Myths

Strong passwords will protect you from an online security breach, right? Wrong.  The Pew Research came out with a new report including details of American’s biggest misconceptions about cybersecurity.   RELATED: Surprising Ways of Stolen Identity Myth 1. Emails are always secure Fewer than half

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