Instagram users are reporting a new scam called the “Ugly List.” Instagram users are fooled into thinking a friend tagged them in a mean-spirited prank. However, it’s really a phishing con.
Noodles & Company today announced that a recent data security incident may have compromised the security of payment information of some guests who used debit or credit cards at certain Noodles & Company locations between January 31, 2016 and June 2, 2016. Credit and debit cards used at the affected locations are no longer at risk from the malware involved in this incident.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has released a statement alerting customers that their data may have been compromised if they visited the resort between October 27th, 2015 and March 21st, 2016.Continue Reading…
If you think just relying on the security tools of Microsoft Office 365 can protect you from cyber attacks, you are wrong.
Variants of Cerber Ransomware are now targeting MS Office 365 email users with a massive zero-day attack that has the ability to bypass Office 365’s built-in security tools.
According to a recent article by Dark Reading with strategies courtesy of Stroz Friedberg, these five from-the-trenches strategies will help you win the fight against today’s sophisticated, conniving attackers.
Breaches are common, and there is no single, one-size-fits-all approach to breach responses. However, there are some common practices to get started if you don’t know where to begin. To become prepared for a breach, your company must create a Preparedness Plan, an Incident Response Plan, and a Post Assessment and Action Plan.
It is important you plan these steps BEFORE you need them, and don’t just put them on a shelf. Review them, update them, and educate your team with them.
Hackers usually target smartphones and computers, and manufacturers have been vigilant in releasing security patches to prevent unsolicited breaches. With the advent of the Internet of Things and Smart Home technology, however, more and more entry points are opening up to malicious invaders on the Web. One of these is the Smart TV.
Yes, your Facebook account can be hacked, no matter how strong your password is or how much extra security measures you have taken. No joke! Hackers with skills to exploit the SS7 network can hack your Facebook account. All they need is your phone number.
Cyber criminals try to hack organizations for a variety of reasons – they may want personal medical records; associated information of value such as debit and credit cards numbers and Social Security numbers; and even research for intellectual property theft. A new report from KPMG, “The Day After,” examines a four-phase approach to remediation that organizations can use in the hectic hours after discovering a data breach or cyberattack. Those phases include react, respond, transform and sustain.
VerticalScope, which hosts 1,100 websites and forums, was hacked earlier this year, with the details of around 45 million users later leaked online.
Some of the most popular online communities hosted by VerticalScope include Techsupportforum.com, MobileCampsites.com, Pbnation.com, and Motorcycle.com, all of which were impacted by data leak. Apparently, the data was stolen during a breach in February this year, according to paid search engine LeakedSource, which broke the news on the incident.
Parents, watch out for this frightening scam. The FBI says con artists use an array of tricks to convince parents that their children have been abducted. Then, they demand thousands of dollars in ransom.