Category: Consumer Threat Notices

Protect Yourself from the Latest Internet Security Threats

Our experts keep you up to date with the latest and most harmful cyberthreats, so you can avoid being victimized. With their insight and advice, you’ll learn ways to keep your devices harm free.

“Cause the players gonna play, play, play / And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate / Baby I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake / Shake it off. Shake it off” — Taylor Swift When your personal social media accounts are hacked and compromised, there’s little you can do but shake it off. And on Tuesday, […]

American football is a game of politics first, athleticism second. Hence the discussion over the alleged deflate-gate scandal—a debate over the pound-per-square-inch of footballs used in a recent game—and not the scoreboard. But football, like politics, naturally attracts scandals, and scammers. Major sporting events breed scams, thefts and other nefarious activities, and the Super Bowl […]

Every dog has its day, and for data privacy that day is January 28, 2015. What the average person may consider just another Wednesday is an important day for those of us in the cybersecurity community. Data Privacy Day is the perfect reminder of the need to educate and safeguard both businesses and consumers alike. And […]

The past week has been an exciting one for cyber security announcements. On Tuesday, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, in which he briefly mentioned his proposals for a more secure future. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced a bevy of new projects, including its new operating system, Windows 10. Windows 10 is the […]

Director Michael Mann’s cyber-thriller, Blackhat, opened in theaters this weekend, and promised to be the most realistic portrayal of cybersecurity to date. So, of course, I just had to get down to my local theater and see it for myself. For those of you unfamiliar with the terminology, blackhat is a name derived from hacker […]