Posts Tagged 'Data Breach'

  Gamers are one of the largest communities on the internet. YouTube’s most subscribed channel caters to players, 100 million of them watch gameplay streaming on Twitch.tv every month, and Pokémon Go has just conquered the world. But this robust online presence has also sparked interest from another group: cybercriminals. Recently, the computer game Minecraft […]

Just as summer vacation season begins, Omni Hotels and Resorts reports that cybercriminals have attacked some of the chain’s point-of-sale systems. Like many similar attacks from last summer, cybercriminals used their skills to try and compromise payment card information. Omni reports that while payment card information was compromised, no additional customer information, such as contact […]

It’s a good sign when businesses take the initiative to protect consumers’ online safety. Not only does it allow customers to feel secure using their services, but it also facilitates positive change. When one business takes an extra step to protect users, industry security standards are advanced. The envelope is pushed for other organizations, who […]

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 […]

Trust and reputation, so the saying goes, take years to build but seconds to lose. When your customers trust you with their confidential and sensitive data and you lose it to a data breach, the costs can be substantial, and how you respond critical to restoring your reputation and reacquiring lost customers. The costs of […]