Date Posted: Sep 01, 2020

When you think of all the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has created, an increase in synthetic fraud may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, amidst …

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Date Posted: Jun 11, 2020

With all the distractions and distresses surrounding the coronavirus crisis, perhaps it’s no wonder identity theft has increased, as Javelin Strategy & Research recently reported. According to the firm’s 2020 Identity Fraud Report, …

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Date Posted: Jun 04, 2020

Change often happens dramatically and quickly with circumstances out of most people’s control. The COVID-19 Pandemic arrived similarly, and the world transformed overnight with a massive shift to remote service …

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Date Posted: Oct 09, 2019

If you’re the type who likes app games on your smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve probably played or at least heard of “Words With Friends.” Among the many digital …

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Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Facebook is the latest in a parade of companies found assigning contract workers the role of eavesdropping on our conversations. Facebook Messenger users who opted to have their voice messages transcribed were affected, as hundreds of …

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Date Posted: Aug 05, 2019

Capital One acknowledged a massive data breach last month, risking the privacy of more than 100 million North American customers. More than a million Canadian Social Insurance Numbers and U.S. Social Security numbers were accessed. Names, …

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Date Posted: Jan 07, 2019

A free, popular Android weather app has been collecting a troubling amount of personal information. The Wall Street Journal says Weather Forecast: World Weather Accurate Radar is a major hit on Google’s Play Store, and it’s …

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Date Posted: Sep 25, 2018

When Bitcoin was first launched and realized, it became extremely popular due to one particular aspect: it couldn’t be hacked. The specific code structure made the electronic currency extremely reliable …

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Canada Air Data Breach
Date Posted: Sep 19, 2018

Air Canada’s app has been hacked. The hack exposes flyers’ sensitive customer information to evildoers. This digital breach is especially damaging as customer passport numbers are now within the purview of …

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Date Posted: Aug 21, 2018

The Trump administration this month rolled back a set of rules from the prior administration, known as Presidential Policy Directive 20. U.S. Cyber Command will now presumably have authority to conduct strikes without a go-ahead from …

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