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Is It Safe To Share The Password To Your Bank Account With An App?
The answer may surprise you.
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A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online
One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.
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Twitter Warns Users To Change All Their Passwords After Finding Bug
An “internal defect” led users’ account passwords to be stored in an internal log, the company said.
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No, You Don't Have To Give Your Doctor Your Social Security Number
It's actually pretty risky if you do.
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ATM Makers Issue Warning About Cyber Criminals Targeting Cash Machines
By Jim Finkle, Reuters
A confidential U.S. Secret Service alert sent to banks said the hackers targeted stand-alone ATMs typically located in pharmacies, big box retailers and drive-thru ATMs.
Elizabeth Warren Wants Companies That Expose Your Data To Hackers To Pay Up
Equifax would have paid $1.5 billion in penalties for its data breach last summer if this proposed legislation had been in effect.
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Apple Eyes Fix For Chip Flaw Leaving Consumers Without Secure Web Browsing
By Kanishka Singh and Douglas Busvine, Reuters
With Safari and virtually all other popular browsers not patched, hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users may not have secure means of web browsing until Apple issues its patch.
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2017 Was The Year Of Hacks. 2018 Probably Won't Be Better.
Remembering Equifax, Uber and all the other data breaches of the last year.
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To Fend Off Hackers, Local Governments Get Help From States
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In a recent survey, nearly a third of local government IT officers reported a spike in cyberattacks during the past 12 months.
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Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man $100,000 To Keep Quiet About Data Breach
By Joseph Menn, Dustin Volz, Reuters
The breach exposed the personal data of 57 million Uber users.
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Uber Data Breach, Cover-Up, Prompts Investigations And Lawsuit
At least five states and three countries are investigating Uber's conduct.
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Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 To Keep A Massive Data Breach Quiet
The hack affected 57 million people.
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Impressive Black Friday Beauty Deals On Bobbi Brown, Nars And More
Black Friday 2017 will have you looking your best 💅
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Report: Kremlin Tried To Hack At Least 4,700 Email Accounts Before The Election
Researchers say 4,700 is likely "just a fragment" of a larger campaign.
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It Isn't Even That Difficult To Hack Voting Equipment
A new report shows just how easy it is to get access to voting machines.
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Yahoo Says All 3 Billion User Accounts Affected By 2013 Hack
The investigation indicated the information that was stolen did not include passwords in clear text, payment card data, or bank account information.
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Equifax CEO Steps Down In The Wake Of Major Hack
A data breach at the credit monitoring company had exposed the private information of some 143 million Americans.
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The New Face Of War: Security In The Age Of Cyberwarfare
Student at the University of California, Berkeley
National security is a bipartisan issue of the utmost importance.
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Equifax Hack Proves Strong Passwords Aren't Enough
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Plain and simple: The days of a single “strong” password being enough security to access and manipulate your bank and brokerage
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