Magnolia Health- Victim of Spoofed Email Phishing Scam

Magnolia Health is the latest healthcare provider to report a data breach caused by an employee responding to an spoofed email phishing scam. The data breach affects employees of Magnolia Health Corporation as well as those employed at facilities managed by MHC subsidiaries Kaweah Manor, Inc., Merritt Manor, Inc., Porterville Convalescent Inc., Twin Oaks Assisted Living, Inc., and Twin Oaks Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Inc.

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Dont Forget To Do This When Returning Your Rental Car

Over the past several years, America’s various fleets of rental cars have gone through serious technological upgrades, allowing renters to trade in the old frantic hunt for a cord to plug in their cell phone and access their tunes for something much more sophisticated in the form of wireless Bluetooth pairing. But with new high-tech perks come new vulnerabilities for customers, and a surprising number of people may be leaving themselves wide open to a security breach when returning their vehicles.

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Neiman Marcus Reports New Breach

A recent breach of customer accounts at luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is, once again, putting the spotlight on the vulnerabilities created by relying only on usernames and passwords for online authentication. Until businesses and banking institutions start forcing consumers to use other types of authentication methods, such as biometrics, mobile verification codes and geo-location, merchants and banks can expect more hackers to breach customer accounts.

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4 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now So You Won’t Get Hacked

Cybercrime is a multibillion-dollar racket that affects corporations and individuals alike, but there are a few simple steps everyone can implement to protect against it.

“If you’re a target, which honestly most companies are, then you really have to depend on taking some basic measures,” says Kyle Lady, a research and development engineer with Duo Security.

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Good Riddance to Oracle’s Java Plugin

Good news: Oracle says the next major version of its Java software will no longer plug directly into the user’s Web browser. This long overdue step should cut down dramatically on the number of computers infected with malicious software via opportunistic, so-called “drive-by” download attacks that exploit outdated Java plugins across countless browsers and multiple operating systems.

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