In mid-July, Capital One announced that the personal information of more than 100 million of its U.S. customers was compromised in one of the largest data breaches involving a bank. In an official release from the company, Capital One noted that the information exposed includes names, addresses, emails, credit scores and transaction data. In some … Continue reading Financial Industry Experienced 3,500 Cyber Attacks in 2019 So Far
The FBI warns that cyber criminals are posing as HR employees and using a phishing scam to get employees to provide the scammer with access to the company’s self-service payroll platform. When employees click on the link within the scammer’s email and provide the requested information, they unknowingly provide the scammer with their W-2 and … Continue reading FBI Warns of Direct Deposit Phishing Attacks
Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access all of … Continue reading Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers
Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack—an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people.