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.

Last week, cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs reported that as of late, we have seen an unusually high number of cybercriminal cases result in serious sentences. He’s right. The creator behind Blackshades, a remote spying tool, was sentenced, along with several high-scale hacker thieves. It was a good reminder that efforts against cybercrime, while they may […]

It should come as no surprise that your data is the most valuable commodity you have on the information superhighway. Your data is so valuable, in fact, that cybercriminals go to great lengths to steal it. But that doesn’t mean your data is always hard to get. Sometimes, when a company falls on hard times, […]

Last week brought some troublesome news, in which researchers discovered several flaws that compromise Apple security. While we don’t hear about it often, Apple devices can be hacked. But, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hacking Apple should soon be much more difficult. Here’s what’s going […]

Last week, Apple hosted its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, and announced new operating systems, iOS 9, Watch OS and OS X El Capitan, for their respective hardware platforms, the iPhone, the Apple Watch and Mac computers. Hidden in Apple’s new operating system, iOS 9, are several new security features, four […]

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a handful of data breaches at the nation’s leading retailers, restaurants, hobby shops and more. These breaches were typically due to cybercriminals’ hacking of companies’ point of sales systems. As the breaches grew in severity, companies’ internal cybersecurity efforts within these industries thankfully increased, leading to a decrease […]