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.

The best way to protect yourself from the malicious programs (often called malware) hidden across the Internet, is to have the latest and greatest tools at your disposal. That includes your Web browser, the very software application you’re using right now to read this blog. Now not all web browsers are created equally. Some are […]

When a company goes out of business, its assets—including stores, trademarks, furniture and signs—are sold off. The term for this is called liquidation—the business equivalent of an estate sale. Regardless of terminology, everything is sold. And in the case of RadioShack, a once shimmering empire of electronic memorabilia, ‘everything’ includes your data. Yes, if you […]

If 2014 set the tone of cyberattacks on larger institutions, 2015 is setting the cadence. And man, is it a sour song. The latest data breach comes courtesy of cybercriminals who targeted patient information at Premera Blue Cross, a major healthcare provider. Premera Blue Cross announced its cybersecurity breach on Sunday, saying that attackers may […]

As a guiding frame for laws, and as a concept, the First Amendment is a uniquely American one. The freedom of speech and the press, the right to assembly and the free exercise of religion have all played significant parts in how the United States has formed and matured. It has also formed the basis […]

The adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” has, according to The Washington Post, been around since the 1860s. Its simple, rhythmic cadence is a useful reminder to eat healthy and be well. And since its first introduction, we have vastly improved on our cognizance of both health and medical devices. For these […]