New Data Shows 2013 Yahoo Data Breach Was the Largest Data Breach Ever Reported

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October 13, 2017

New Data Shows 2013 Yahoo Data Breach Was the Largest Data Breach......

When Internet giant Yahoo was hacked in 2013, the world knew that something major had occurred. But it wasn’t until 2016 that it became known that more than 1 billion user accounts had been compromised as a result of the Yahoo data breach, and even......

Another Equifax Data Breach Already

Another Equifax Data Breach Already? Company Removes Webpage, But......

Individuals across America are still reeling from the news that an Equifax data breach earlier this year caused more than 145 million people to have their personal information stolen or accessed. And now, Equifax has removed one of the pages on its website following reports......

Vevo Data Breach Hackers Never Intended to Publish Data Online

Vevo Data Breach Hackers Never Intended to Publish Data......

Vevo, the popular online music video hosting website, was famously attacked, but the Vevo data breach was reportedly never intended to be anything other than “friendly.” The perpetrators of the Vevo data breach, OurMine, is a hacking collective that is best known for defacing websites......

Retail Data Breach Risk Continues To Rise SMBs Are Primary Target

Retail Data Breach Risk Continues To Rise: SMBs Are......

The risk of a retail data breach is on the rise globally, with hackers taking advantage of new technologies to exploit business’s weaknesses. Small to medium businesses (SMBs) are an oft-targeted group, and new data suggests that SMB retailers, in particular, are being inordinately targeted by......

Digital Spring Cleaning Just as Important as Regular Spring Cleaning

Digital Spring Cleaning Just as......

The concept of spring cleaning has been around for hundreds of years (it may have originated with either Jewish or Chinese culture, according to How Stuff Works), but now the Times Free Press is urging people to include “digital spring cleaning” into the annual clean-out......

Free Hard Drive Recycling Events

Free Hard Drive Recycling Events......

While free community paper shredding events are becoming increasingly common in American towns, some police in Calgary have upped the ante and introduced hard drive recycling as a free community event. CBC News reported that Calgary police have announced a free hard drive recycling event......

Free Community Paper Shredding Events

Free Community Paper Shredding Events Aim to Reduce Incidents of Identity Theft

A new paper shredding trend is making its way around American communities, and it’s bad news for identity thieves. Community paper shredding events encourage residents to bring personal or household papers to be shredded, making its contents completely indecipherable for would-be thieves. The Herald-Mail Media......

Hard Drive Data Wiping

NIST Releases New Hard Drive Wiping Protocols In Response To New Research

The National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) has released a series of new protocols. These guidelines are highly relevant to the hard drive data wiping techniques used by agencies. The directives take into account the fast-paced advance of technology that has more advanced media......