Tag: personal information

State warns of illegal gambling platforms ahead of college basketball tournament – NBC Connecticut

As we get closer to the start of the NCAA basketball tournament, some state leaders are issuing a warning about sports betting and the risk of betting through platforms that… Read more »

Attorney General James alerts 17 companies to ‘credentials’ cyberattacks affecting over 1.1 million consumers

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the results of a massive ‘credentials trick’ investigation that uncovered more than 1.1 million compromised online accounts in cyber… Read more »

Facebook bans seven “cybermercenaire” companies from its platforms | Facebook

Facebook has banned seven “hire surveillance” companies from its platforms and will send warnings to 48,000 people the company says have been targeted with malicious activity, following a months-long investigation… Read more »

Avoid These 3 Holiday Scams on Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday

krisanapong detraphiphat | instant | Getty Images Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday are almost here – and consumers shopping for the winter break should be on the lookout for scams… Read more »

SOCIAL STATUS: Organizations in the region share social media protocols for employees | New

Expectations for personal conduct outside of office hours have always been fluid and ever-changing, but in the digital world, an employee’s actions, thoughts or expressions have been the cause of… Read more »

Your browser can tell websites how to process your data. But companies didn’t have to listen – until now

Internet users concerned about their privacy will soon have an additional weapon on their side. You can’t see it working, but a special signal known as Global Privacy Control tells… Read more »

Credit union offers tips to protect personal data during Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – As people rely more than ever on technology to stay in touch with colleagues, friends and loved ones, OnPoint Community Credit Union is helping consumers protect… Read more »

The rise of one-time password interception bots – krebs on security

In February, KrebsOnSecurity wrote about a new cybercrime service that helped attackers intercept one-time passwords (OTPs) that many websites require as a second factor of authentication in addition to passwords…. Read more »

Yik Yak, a toxic social network that shut down four years ago, is sort of making a comeback

Maybe not a good thing. Screenshot by CNET Yik Yak, a controversial social media app focused on anonymous local posts, announced his return August 16. But the app, which fell… Read more »

38 million records exposed by misconfigured Microsoft Power applications. Redmond’s advice? RTFM • The Register

Forty-seven government entities and privacy companies, including Microsoft, exposed 38 million records of sensitive data online in misconfigured Windows giant Power Apps, a low-code service that promises an easy way… Read more »

10 tips for smart shopping for the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection back to school

News 12 Staff Aug 17, 2021, 8:47 a.m. Updated: Aug 17, 2021, 8:47 a.m. It’s time to do your back-to-school shopping! The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker… Read more »