Tag Archives: identity theft

MongoDB Hacks Lead to Many Data Breaches

MongoDB databases are being hit hard by cyber criminals. Older versions that don’s have adequate access control allows hackers to extract databases and demand a ransom. Without a backup many companies are being forced to pay up. Continue reading

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Ethical Hacking Reveals Holes In Cloud Security

When your virtual or cloud based network has security holes in it, if somebody doesn’t already know about it, it won’t belong before somebody does. Cloud based services are becoming a big target for cyber criminals. These criminals have the … Continue reading

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Tax Scams – Three Ways Hackers Plan to Steal Your Tax Return in 2017

Experts warn that there are several fraudulent tax scams as this year’s tax season begins. Taxpayer data is vulnerable and hackers are using several different techniques in 2017 to target your tax return. Three ways hackers can cash-out on unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Snowden Movie Brings Issue of Personal Privacy to the Forefront

Michael Gregg appeared Friday, September 16th on The Fox Morning Show in Houston to talk about the risks to personal privacy that are now occurring because of technology and how these threats will become more advanced and widespread for the … Continue reading

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How Data Brokers Threaten Your Privacy and Resell Your Information

Data brokers are buying, sharing and selling your information online.  While you have probably never heard of these companies…. they know all sorts of information about you and have most likely added you into a category such as: Financially Challenged, … Continue reading

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Credit Card Hacking: 10 Things You Should Know About Smart Cards

The United States likes to think of itself as a technology leader yet has not adopted smarts cards as a replacement for magnetic strip credit cards. Smart cards are easy to identify because of the small electronic chip found on … Continue reading

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Ramping up cyber security means shutting down Botnets

It’s no wonder today’s cyber criminals can continue to gorge themselves on our vulnerable networks: It’s just plain easy, according to a post by Brian Prince, “Cybercrime Inc.: The Business of the Digital Black Market.” For example, cyber criminals can … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim: How to Prevent Identity Theft (Part Two of Two)

Superior Solutions provides more steps to take to prevent identity theft in this two part series Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim: How to Prevent Identity Theft (Part One of Two)

Identity theft has become the crime of the new millennium. Most people have heard of it but are unaware of the methodology of these criminals and the ways to prevent them. Continue reading

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Cyber Bodyguards

The concept of cyber bodyguards may seem far-fetched, but it’s something that corporate America already has adopted.  CEO’s, business owners, and companies working through mergers, acquisitions, and IPO’s routinely use. This is one area where Hollywood has lagged behind. Celebrities … Continue reading

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