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Large sports leagues are no strangers to the spotlight, and basketball is no different. The latest scandal? Last week, a major security incident put the NBA on center stage. The Milwaukee Bucks basketball team had their financial information stolen by cybercriminals, thanks to a very convincing email scam. Here’s what happened: The Bucks fell for […]

Did you feel the seismic shift this week as most families went from a school to a summer schedule? The excitement is palpable. A sense of levity has permeated every nook and cranny of my teenager’s world while a sense of panic is slowly rolling into mine. Summer signals sand, surf, and—let’s be honest—far more […]

Do you remember the first time you posted on social media? Maybe it was a blog on LiveJournal or an album of prom pictures on Facebook (bet that’s private now). If you’re like me, pressing that ‘share’ button probably felt a little scary. Who can actually see this stuff? Where does it go? As our […]

If you were asked to picture an adolescent on a holiday, a common image that would come to your mind would be of a teen in a tee and shorts, with headphones on, while playing games on the tab. Devices have almost become an integral accessory of youngsters today, haven’t they? Summer vacation is here, […]

This week, a cybercriminal group going by the moniker “Peace” made headlines across the Internet. Peace didn’t do anything special. They didn’t release classified information. They didn’t break a bank. Instead, Peace did something so common it’s worrying: they offered to sell account information belonging to some 117 million users on the Dark Web. In […]