Tag "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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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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Ransomware Blamed for Hospitals Shutting Down Systems

An NHS hospital trust which was forced to shut down systems and cancel operations as a result of a cyberattack has revealed that a ransomware infection was the source of the problem. The cyberattack against Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS

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US Department of Housing and Urban Development Data Breach

A Fargo, North Dakota woman received a letter from public housing saying she was at risk of identity theft. It was a result of a US Department of Housing and Urban Development data breach and now she’s worried for her

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CryptXXX Ransomware Improved, Rakes in $45,000 in 3 Weeks

The latest version of the scam scourge known as CryptXXX, raked in more than $45,000 (£34,344) in less than three weeks. Victims have few options for recovering data other than paying $500 fee. RELATED: Phony OSHA Scam Halts Target of New Small

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Fraudsters Use Breached Credit Cards on Apple Pay

A recent discovery of fraud perpetrated through the Apple Pay system has been causing the tech company trouble. The payment system has been hit with a wave of fraudulent transactions, mostly through Apple’s stores themselves, using credit card information stolen

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Anthem Blue Cross Cyber Attack

FTC – Last week the health insurer Anthem Blue Cross data breach affected more than 80 million customers. This week, we’re updating you on the scam artists who are sending phony “Anthem” emails that pretend to help customers, but actually phish for their

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Online Fraud Prevention Tips To Know

Make Use Of – You can do everything right and still have your identity stolen. If 2014 has taught us anything about security, it’s this: you cannot trust companies to keep your data safe. That doesn’t mean you should stop using

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