Data Breach

While the Equifax mess is being sorted out…what can you do NOW to protect your family’s money?

Expert advice from Ray Hutchins of CyberCecurity… As security experts, we have given this some thought and present you with a list of eleven things you can do quickly that will reduce the odds that corporate or other thieves can steal your money. REMEMBER: Most cyber attacks are crimes of opportunity and if you are […]

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You’re Not Gonna Believe This – Another Equifax Breach

Apparently Equifax had another, separate breach in March of this year, 5 months before the breach that they have already announced. Equifax hired the security firm Mandiant to check into both breaches, but since they have not said anything about this first breach, we really don’t know much about it. One assumes that this secret […]

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Equifax Breach: Making Sense of It All

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 by Mitch Tanenbaum of  CYBERCECURITY The Equifax Breach What does the Equifax breach mean for you? Earlier this week Equifax, the credit reporting giant, announced that hackers wandered inside their systems between May and July of this year.  143 million records were compromised.  In addition to that, credit card numbers on 200,000 people […]

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7 Lessons from Increases in Data Breach, Cybercrime Headlines

Cybercrime and data breaches continued to make headlines in 2016, with a reported breach increase of 25% in the U.S. alone. Cybercrime stories crept up slightly to just under 5% of stories tracked by ICM in 2016. The Identity Theft Resource Center tracked 980 reported U.S. breaches comprising more than 35 million records, an increase of […]

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Wendy’s Sued Over Data Breach

By: Mitch Tanenbaum, Partner, CyberCecurity, LLC ICM Guest Blogger As could be expected, the Wendy’s data breach saga continues.  A proposed class action lawsuit was filed by a credit union in Pittsburgh representing all banks who were affected by the breach. As reported by Brian Krebs in March, credit unions said that they saw a […]

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Fiat Chrysler’s Crisis Triple Whammy

Auto recalls have been big news for the past couple of years.  Google any automaker, and you will find information about millions of recalled vehicles for every manner of defect imaginable.   In the latest recall drama, Fiat Chrysler is managing a crisis that triggered an aftershock that could spell the beginning of the end […]

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