Palestinian authorities have admitted to the reports of document shredding. According to security officials, there is mounting fear about the impending Israeli raids.Continue reading PA security confirms Shredding documents
Physical data destruction is defined differently among different stakeholders. Some tend to think that physical data destruction means the literal destruction of the media used to hold the data. In a sense, that might be true since the process involves the destruction of the data media.Continue reading Physical Data Destruction
In a matter of weeks, companies have shifted from working in office settings to having employees work from home as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Many businesses operate under strict regulations regarding data privacy and security and now have to find ways to adapt those regulations to a work from home environment.Continue reading Cybersecurity And Data Protection While Working From Home
A cybersecurity startup company operating in India recently uncovered a massive data breach that hit credit cardholders in almost six countries in South East Asia.
The Countries where the data breach is suspected to have happened include; Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.Continue reading Malaysian Credit Card Details Leaked
When we think of traveling for vacation and staying in a nice hotel, the thought of identity theft and our personal information being stolen rarely crosses our mind. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to 10-million visitors of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. A recent data breach of the establishment’s information gave hackers a deep insight into the transactions and personal details about recent clients and visitors that stayed at the establishment.Continue reading The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino Data Breach: What You Need to Know
Babatunde Olusegun, a resident of St. Louis, was sentenced to jail for the crime of stealing US Citizen’s details. He will spend four years behind the bar. The perpetrator used the details to file fake tax return claims. He made this a success through the use of information leaked in various incidences.Continue reading Man in Jail for IRS Tax refund Scam
As a species, we first successfully went to space on April 12, 1961, and landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. The International Space Station was built in 1998. We have been going to space for over half a century, and we are just now seeing what could be the first space crime. Anne McClain, a NASA astronaut, has been accused of identity theft by her ex-wife, Summer Worden. The alleged crime happened from a NASA computer on the ISS.Continue reading Identity Theft form Space?
Data is valuable, but a data breach can make it even more valuable to the wrong people. The nation of Ecuador experienced a massive data breach of epic proportions. While much of the information belonged to citizens that are deceased, the remainder was for nearly 7 million minors. What can you do to prevent this, and the expense that comes with it?Continue reading How Your Company Can Prevent Costly Data Breaches?
If you think that Experian is keeping your personal data safe, then think again. The credit reporting agency experienced a data breach in 2017 that affected over 147 million people. When a large corporation like Experian allows its servers to be hacked or otherwise compromised, it puts their customers at risk for fraud and identity theft. That’s why the Federal Trade Commission is requiring the company to pay a settlement to those whose data was breached.Continue reading Equifax Breached And You May Be A Victim
In the first 6 months of 2019, the number of data breaches rose precipitously in comparison with the same periods within recent years, according to a report from Risk Based Security. It found that data breach numbers increased by more than 50% and that the amount of exposed data increased by roughly the same number.Continue reading Data Breaches Rise Sharply