So far 375 million customer records compromised in 2014

We’ve reached the halfway point of the year and it’s a good time to evaluate the situation in data security so far in 2014. According to the numbers, the bad guys are having a bumper crop this year. The folks at Help Net Security have assembled their report for data breaches since January, and the […]

The Ins and Outs of Scams

One of our favorite movies is The Sting (starring Paul Newman as Gondorff, Robert Redford as Johnny Hooker and Robert Shaw as the bad guy, Doyle Lonnegan). In the movie, Hooker and Gondorff team up to get even with Lonnegan after his gang killed Hooker’s partner. They craft a complicated con game to get even […]

Twitter security breach targets 250,000 user passwords

Twitter recently announced that as many as 250,00 users may have been impacted by a cyberattack. Password security is a must for anyone who logs into websites and social media accounts. The popularity of sites like Twitter has made such channels likely targets for dangerous cybercriminals. In an official blog post, Twitter recently announced that […]