Category: Data Breach

How Data Breach Protection Can Help Companies

Posted by in Data Breach, Data Breach Protection, Web Security

According to TechCrunch, it is no longer just enough for companies to use protective measures to protect their data from breaches. This is because as hackers become more sophisticated, it gets harder and harder to stop them. Your next step should be installing data breach detection. This will detect if a breach is occurring, and…

The Rate of Data Breaches Is Higher Than Last Year

Posted by in Cyber Security, Data Breach, Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout, Programming News

The fight against data breaches is not going well. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout and Your text to link…, the rate of data breaches has increased by 29 percent. This center defines a data breach as being when a driver’s license number, a Social Security number, a medical record and a…

Massive Yahoo Data Breach Interferes With Potential Merger

Posted by in Data Breach, Yahoo Merger, Yahoo!

The December 14 data breach of internet giant Yahoo has done more than simply compromise the online security of millions of users. The financial woes of Yahoo are legendary, but the company recently caught a break when telecommunications giant Verizon proposed a merger and acquisition deal.   Financial analysts have estimated that the Verizon acquisition…

Yahoo Finally Informs Their Users That They Were Hacked

Posted by in Data Breach, Hack, Hacking, Internet, Yahoo!

Yahoo is a website dedicated to providing a search engine, news feed, and email services free of charge to its users. It is used worldwide by billions of people who assume that their personal information is safe as they browse, click, and send letters off. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. The website…

The Real-Life Hacking of Mr. Robot

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Data Breach, Hackers, Hacking, Mr. Robot

One of the most talked-about television series these days is currently on its second season, and it features cyber attacks that are not only plausible but also realistically systematic. Mr. Robot is a dramatic series broadcast by the USA cable television network. The series focuses on a young and troubled IT engineer recruited by a…

Julian Assange to Release More Hacked Info on Hillary Clinton

Posted by in Data Breach, Democratic National Committee, Hacked Info, Julian Assange

Julian Assange and his website known as WikiLeaks have become famous for releasing classified documents regarding corruption that have resulted in political upheaval around the world. Assange recently released hacked incriminating information that showed the Democratic National Committee had essentially rigged the Democratic primary process so that Hillary Clinton would win. As a result, Debbie…

Pokémon Go Map Hack

Posted by in Data Breach, Hack, Pokemon Go, Pokemon Go Map

There has been a major outbreak of developers creating new and innovative ways to hack into the Pokémon Go mobile application. However, there are also many that allow the person to find Poke Stops and Gyms, or even see if there are lure modules being used and which team has control of a certain gym….

MLB Scouting Director Found Guilty of High-Tech Cheating

Posted by in Astros' Scouting Research, Data Breach, Hacking, High-Tech Cheating, MLB league

Christoper Correa, who once was a scouting director and director of baseball development for the St. Louis Cardinals, was found guilty of hacking a computer to access data from the Houston Astros. He was sentenced to 46 months in prison and has to pay nearly $280,000 in restitution. In the world of Major League Baseball,…

Hackers from Russia Steal Secrets from Democrats

Posted by in Data Breach, Democratic National Committee, Russian Hackers

Hackers who were hired by the government of Russia have successfully penetrated the cyber security of the Democratic National Committee. The information that the hackers gained access to was a significant amount of research on Donald Trump. The information was going to be used in an attempt to discredit and defeat the Republican nominee. Information…


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