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Riviera Beach, FL Victim of Ransomware

Someone in the police department on May 29 opened an email that unleashed a virus that paralyzed the city’s computer system, sending all of the city’s operations offline. Everyone from the city council on down has been left without email. Paychecks that were supposed to be direct-deposited to employee bank accounts instead had to be […]

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NOTICE OF UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO CHILI’S® GRILL & BAR GUEST DATA

http://brinker.mediaroom.com/ChilisDataIncident This notice is to make you aware that some Chili’s restaurants have been impacted by a data incident, which may have resulted in unauthorized access or acquisition of your payment card data, and to provide you information on steps you can take to protect yourself and minimize the possibility of misuse of your information.

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Sensitive client emails, usernames, passwords exposed in Deloitte hack

Deloitte, one of the world’s “big four” accountancy firms, has fallen victim to a cyberattack that exposed sensitive emails to hackers. The IT security breach dates back to November 2016 but was only discovered in March this year, according to The Guardian, which broke the news in an exclusive on Monday. Deloitte has reportedly informed six of its […]

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Beware of Hurricane Harvey Relief Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert Monday urging consumers to be on the lookout for a potential surge in charity scams. The FTC advises those who wish to donate to stick to charities they know, and to be on the lookout for charities or relief Web sites that seem to have sprung up overnight in […]

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Cloud Leak: WSJ Parent Company Dow Jones Exposed Customer Data

The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team can now report that a cloud-based file repository owned by financial publishing firm Dow Jones & Company, that had been configured to allow semi-public access exposed the sensitive personal and financial details of millions of the company’s customers. While Dow Jones has confirmed that at least 2.2 million customers were […]

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