Data Breach – Imgur Affects 1.7 Million Users

According to a post on the Imgur website, they have suffered a data breach that affects 1.7 million users of the site. For those who don’t use the site, Imgur is an online image sharing community and image host founded by Alan Schaaf in 2009.

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Quest Diagnostics Reports It Was Hacked

According to a News Release by Quest Diagnostics, it appears they have suffered from being hacked. The news release states that on November 26, 2016, via a third party app that approximately 34,000 individuals have had Name, Date of Birth, lab results, and (in some cases) phone numbers compromised. The following is the News Released by Quest Diagnostics – Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX) announced …

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Fake Email’s – A Scam That Doesn’t Go Away

Since the invention of email, there have been bad guys trying to trick others into giving up personal information. The fact that in the 25+ years since the start of the internet, as we know it, the trend continues. That just means that there are still people out there falling for these types of scams. Some of the emails are …

Alert: Major Credit Card Data Breach

Landry’s Inc., who owns or operates some very well-known brands is reporting that they have been the victim of a data breach at some of its locations.  According to the information released by Landry’s Inc. the breach occurred during 2 different periods from May 4, 2014 through March 15, 2015 and from May 5, 2015 through December 3, 2015, depending on …

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Celine Dion Has Died – Another Facebook Scam

One of the most common social engineering tricks that the bad guys use to trick people into clicking onto scams involves using “sensational headlines”. From car crashes, to a famous person naked, to the death of a famous person, there is something about the message that makes at least a portion of the social media user base click to find …