Phishing Victims Muddle Tax Fraud Fight

Many U.S. citizens are bound to experience delays in getting their tax returns processed this year, thanks largely to more stringent controls enacted by Uncle Sam and the states to block fraudulent tax refund requests filed by identity thieves. A […]

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Breached Credit Union Comes Out of its Shell

Notifying people and companies about data breaches often can be a frustrating and thankless job. Despite my best efforts, sometimes a breach victim I’m alerting will come away convinced that I am not an investigative journalist but instead a scammer. […]

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‘123456’ Password Fail

We’re Still So Stupid About PasswordsWhy do we continue to be so stupid about how we use passwords? A review of 2015 data breaches finds that it’s not just users of infidelity websites who remain reckless with their password choices. […]

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2016 Breach Prevention: Time to Purge Data

Expect rebooted European Union data privacy rules to drive organizations worldwide to begin minimizing the amount of information they collect and store on individuals in 2016, both to protect privacy as well as minimize the impact of data breaches. via […]

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Digital banking and security

Digital banking security

Digital banking and security. More digital banking means a higher need for digital security. Do you think banks are ready to manage this? Looking at the recent data breaches I have doubts about that. Sometimes even standard security rules are […]

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