Every day we hear about new security breaches.  Why don't people take more precautions?

Every day we hear about new security breaches. Why don’t people take more precautions?

There are high profile Cyber Security breaches almost Daily Cybersecurity breaches seem to be a Continuous part of modern life, With a new high-profile leak or hack occurring almost daily. Regardless of this, however,  individuals still aren’t taking adequate measures to safeguard their data. In a poll of over 1,000 individuals living in the United Kingdom, nearly a quarter — 23 percent — admitted to regularly using either their name or date of birth as their password in online accounts.  This makes them easy targets for hackers.  People still 0nly use one or two passwords for all of their online … Read more

Your W2 Form is For Sale on the Dark Web

Your W2 Form is For Sale on the Dark Web

Tax Season is a Hacker’s Dream The “dark web” is where hackers turn to sell the valuable personal data that they have stolen from their unsuspecting victims.  They sell your personal information like social security numbers, bank account details, hacked passwords, credit card account information, and even your W2 tax forms. How do they get your W2 Form? In the past W2 forms that have been sold on the dark web have been traced to compromises from payroll providers.  Phishing emails have lead to compromises at these types of companies.  But the leaks are also suspected to be from employees … Read more

Your home wireless network is likely not very secure

Your home wireless network is likely not very secure

Most of us don’t think about hackers spying on our home internet activity and searching through our home computer files. In fact, most of us believe that our home lives are not interesting enough for hackers to waste their time trying to crack into our systems. But what if it does not take much time at all? What if you knew that your home wireless network could be easily compromised? What if you new that it was so easy to hack your home network that the teenager next door can do it in 5 minutes or less using software that … Read more