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4 Tips for Consumers After the Equifax Data Breach

Following Equifax’s announcement earlier this month that data from 143 million people – almost half the U.S. population – had been compromised in a security breach, consumers across the country are undoubtedly concerned about the long-term impact of the attack. Whether your information was breached or not, there are steps you can take to safeguard ...

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Is Your Credit Report Safe? For Half the Country, Maybe Not Is Your Credit Report Safe? For Half the Country, Maybe Not

Major credit reporting bureau Equifax announced in early September that personal data for 143 million people – nearly half the U.S. population – had been exposed in a monstrous security breach. Since that announcement, the company has come under fire from Congress, consumers and attorney generals throughout the country for its poor attention to detail ...

Equifax Data Breach Equifax Data Breach

In early September 2017, Equifax, one of the three nationwide credit reporting bureaus, announced that as many as 143 million Americans had been compromised after a cybersecurity breach that allowed access to sensitive information.

Weebly Weebly

The breach notification site, Leaked Source (, announced on October 20, 2016 that they notified the web design firm, Weebly (, that 43,430,316 of Weebly’s user’s data had been hacked. On October 21, 2016, The International Business Times reported that a Weebly spokesperson responded by saying, “At this point we do not have evidence of ...

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Yahoo! Yahoo!

Yahoo! announced on September 22, 2016 that in 2014 their server was hacked and 500 million user accounts were compromised. The hacker gained access to user names, email addresses and passwords, telephone numbers, and dates of birth.

NY Times Russian Cyber Breach NY Times Russian Cyber Breach

CNN is reporting that they have confirmed that Russia is behind the hack into the DNC email server and a recent cyber breach on NY Times' journalists.

Vivint Vivint

Home security company, Vivint, recently sent out pass code change confirmation letters to the wrong customers. One customer, who never requested a pass code change, received multiple notices for other customers.

How Can a Reputation Management Firm Help Me? How Can a Reputation Management Firm Help Me?

Reputation management firms are used to combat bad content written and ranking on the Internet about a person or company. Sometimes this process can be handled in-house, but sometimes it's just easier to hire a firm with this expertise.

How Safe Are Websites? How Safe Are Websites?

There is no rule or law that a live website be secure and, in fact, most of the websites that we visit online, in a day, are not secured, which means that any information you provide while using that website may be vulnerable. There are a number of ways to determine whether a website has ...

What is Malvertising? What is Malvertising?

Malvertising is a relatively vague and unknown cyber security issue, which is hidden in advertisements places on the websites we frequent every day. Malvertising has not only increased in popularity over the years, but also affects millions of unsuspecting consumers and companies every year without their knowledge.

Spotify Spotify

Hundreds of Spotify members' information was posted on the online forum Pastebin on April 23, 2016. Spotify denies any cyber breach and some speculate that the data dump is actually connected to an old cyber breach.

Snapchat Snapchat

In January 2014, the social media website Snapchat was hacked and approximately 4.6 million phone numbers and usernames were stolen from the Snapchat API.

Fake Profile Pictures Fake Profile Pictures

Fake profile pictures are used all over the Internet in association with fake profiles is a way for cybercriminals and spammers to bait people into engaging with that account in order to gain access to their computer or their personal information. It's important to know how to recognize a fake profile from a legit one ...

How to Use SEO and Original Content to Manage a Reputation How to Use SEO and Original Content to Manage a Reputation

Using search engine optimization and original content is an important way to combat against something negative that is written on the Internet and ranks higher in search engines about your company's reputation.

Mac-Torrents Mac-Torrents

In October 2015, Mac-Torrents, a torrent website, was hacked and 94,000 user accounts were stolen including email addresses, passwords and usernames.


The infamous hacker group, Anonymous, breached the Philippines Commission of Elections' websites (COMELEC) in March 2016. Approximately 55MM Filipino voter details were published online including their genders, marital status, height and weight and in some instances, their email addresses.


In October 2015, MPGH, a multiplayer game hacking website was hacked and 3.1 million member accounts were stolen including email addresses, IP addresses, passwords and usernames.

UN Internet Governance Forum UN Internet Governance Forum

In February 2014, the Internet Governance Forum, which is a forum created by the United Nations for discussion about policy issues on the Internet, was hacked and 3,200 email addresses, names, passwords and usernames were stolen and published.