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Apple warns people of mercenary attacks via threat notification system

Apple has sent alerts to individuals in 92 nations to say it's detected that they may have been a victim of a mercenary attack.

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Cyber Security

April 15, 2024

IRS warns tax pros to beware of spearphishing attacks

The Internal Revenue Service urged tax professionals to steer clear of so-called "spearphishing" scams from cyber criminals, including identity thieves posing as new clients.

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Cyber Security

April 11, 2024

Head Of U.S.’ Largest Bank — Warns Of 8% Interest Rates And Recession

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warned of the potential for interest rates to climb as high as 8% as the effects of the unprecedented monetary policy to combat inflation take hold.

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Economy

April 9, 2024

AT&T confirms 73 million people affected by data breach

Telecommunications giant AT&T has finally confirmed that 73 million current and former customers are caught up in a massive dark web data leak.

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Cyber Security

April 8, 2024

YouTube ordered to reveal the identities of video viewers

Federal authorities have told Google to reveal the identities of people that watched certain videos on YouTube.

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Cyber Security

April 1, 2024

Vans warns customers of data breach

Vans has warned its customers about phishing and other scams after a ransomware attack led to a data breach.

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Cyber Security

April 1, 2024

Capital gains hikes at center of Biden's tax agenda

President Joe Biden’s budget proposal — which calls for sweeping tax increases on corporations and the wealthy — is the opening round of a looming tax fight set to consume Washington next year.

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Economy

March 25, 2024

Unemployment Rate Spikes To 2-Year High

Unemployment rate spikes to 2-year high - The labor market showed some rare signs of weakness in February, as the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to its highest level since 2022.

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Economy

March 25, 2024

Data brokers admit they’re selling information on precise location, kids, and reproductive healthcare

Information newly made available under California law has shed light on data broker practices, including exactly which categories of information they trade in.

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Cyber Security

March 18, 2024

New Facebook photo rule hoax spreads

A hoax telling people to copy and paste a copyright notice on Facebook has been making the rounds since 2012. Now, it’s back again.

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Cyber Security

March 18, 2024

No “Apple magic” as 11% of macOS detections last year came from malware

Here's a little cybersecurity secret… There’s malware on Mac computers. There pretty much always has been.

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Cyber Security

March 12, 2024

Airbnb scam sends you to a fake Tripadvisor site, takes your money

One of our researchers was targeted by a scammer advertising on Airbnb and hosting a fake Tripadvisor website.

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Cyber Security

March 4, 2024

Malvertising: This cyberthreat isn’t on the dark web, it’s on Google

Malvertising made a resurgence last year, with cybercriminals creating malicious ads and websites imitating big brands like Amazon.

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Cyber Security

February 26, 2024

Facebook Marketplace Users’ Stolen Data OfferedFor Sale

Personal data belonging to Facebook Marketplace users has been published online, according to BleepingComputer.

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Cyber Security

February 20, 2024

Tax season is here, so are scammers

The 2024 tax filing season has officially begun, but watch out for malicious ads trying to trick you as you prepare to file your taxes.

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Cyber Security

February 12, 2024

Facebook introduces another way to track you - Link history

In what seems like yet another attempt to adapt its platform to prepare for new regulations, Facebook has started rolling out a new feature called Link History.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Mr. Cooper leaks personal data of 14 million loan and mortgage customers

A major mortgage and loan company based in Dallas, working under the name Mr. Cooper Group Inc. has released more information on a recent breach.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

"Amazon got Hacked" messages are FALSE ALARM

Amazon customers have been seeing a message on social media that has caused some alarm.Most of the posts look like one of these (depending on the social media platform):

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

US Government is snooping on people via phone push notifications, says Senator

Many people don’t realize that the instant alert push notifications you get on your phone are routed through Google or Apple’s servers, depending on which device you use.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

23andME: Data Breach was a Credential-stuffing attack

On Oct. 1, a threat actor made a post on the Dark Web claiming to possess profile information of 23andMe users.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Watch Out For This Holiday Shopping Scam

Scammers never miss an opportunity to make a quick buck, and love to piggy back on the latest trends. So what better way to kick off the scamming season than by offering Black Friday sales on one of the most popular products around: a Stanley cup.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Small Business Marketing Checklist

As a small business owner, it's important to have a solid marketing strategy in place to help your business stand out and grow. However, with limited resources and budgets, it can be overwhelming to know where to focus your efforts. That's why we've put together this checklist of essential marketing areas for small businesses.

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Business

January 10, 2024

Red Flags That Turn Hiring Staff Off

Let me just share what they are as I had wanted to post a video, but I sounded too bitchy when I tried to express how important it is to NOT make these all too common job-seeking mistakes :) My goal is to help, and so I shall!

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Business

January 10, 2024

Beware Malware Posing As Beta Versions of Legitimate Apps, Warns FBI

The FBI has issued a warning that cybercriminals are embedding malicious code in mobile beta-testing apps in attempts to defraud potential victims.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Tik Tok Facing Fines For Violating Children's Privacy

‍The European Data Protection Board is expected to fine TikTok for violating the privacy of young children within the next four weeks.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Here Are Some Important Tips To Identify Scams and Keep Your Account And Information Safe

1. Trust Amazon-owned channels. 2. Be wary of false urgency.

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Cyber Security

January 10, 2024

Why is Blog SEO Important?

If you want your blog to rank higher, deliver information in the content format searchers are interested in.

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Business

January 10, 2024

The Cost of Onboarding Software Shouldn't Surprise You

Software onboarding costs can come from multiple sources, even from within your own company. There's nothing more terrifying than hidden costs. And when it comes to software, people often miss the cost of onboarding. It's worth it to employ a comprehensive process.

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Business

January 10, 2024

MINIMIZE CHATBOT RISK WITH THESE BEST PRACTICES

The AI chatbot, ChatGPT, has taken the world by storm. Employees love the much-hyped chatbot for its productivity shortcuts, but are they too trusting of its responses?

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Business

January 10, 2024

STRIPE FINANCIAL CONNECTIONS

Stripe has come up with their very own instant bank verification process through Financial Connections.

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Technology

January 10, 2024