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February 7, 2019
Small Breaches Can Make Big News: How to Protect Your Organization

A recent leak compromised the personal data of all 4,557 active students at the California State Polytechnic University Science School.

This was not a case of hackers gaining access through illicit means or an accidental exposure of an unsecured database. The data was inadvertently sent in a spreadsheet as an email attachment by a...

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February 5, 2019

This Valentine’s Day, you may be looking forward to hearts and flowers from a new love interest or a long-awaited date with your spouse. You certainly won’t expect someone you care about committing fraud using your identity.

Unfortunately, familiar fraud is all too common. More than 1 million children experience identity theft annually,...

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February 4, 2019
Apple Privacy

"What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone." That was the message Apple emblazoned in huge letters on the flank of Springhill Suites Marriot in Las Vegas. The gigantic billboard loomed large over the "what happens here, stays here" cityscape a stone's throw from the Strip and the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show.

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February 1, 2019
Friendly Fraud

Facebook knowingly misled children into spending money to play games on its ad platform, according to a set of unsealed court documents reported by Reveal News.

The documents revealed that Facebook allowed, and in some cases encouraged, developers for online games like Angry Birds and Petville to charge children on their parents’ credit...

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January 30, 2019

The recent data leak of the Oklahoma Security Commission that compromised 17 years’ worth of FBI investigations, the NGO leak of 4 million internship applications, and the exposure of 114 million businesses and individuals’ data online and many others have one common thread: each of them was found on Shodan, the self-proclaimed “world...

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January 28, 2019

It’s Data Privacy Day, so here are a few quick and easy data privacy related activities you can do to protect your identity and finances:

Check your privacy settings on social media: Between Cambridge Analytica, Google +, and many other social media-related hacks, gaffes, and data breaches that have transpired over the last... Read More

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