Category Archives: Data Breaches

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts If you have a MyFitnessPal account, heads up. According to Under Armour 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were breached. According to a press release from Under Armour, user information compromised does not include credit card data, Social Security numbers or driver’s license numbers. On March… Read More »

2.4 Million More Americans Exposed in Data Breach Says Equifax

2.4 Million More Americans Exposed in Data Breach Says Equifax If you thought that ripples and dangers from the Equifax breach in September 2017 have passed, think again. Yesterday, Darcy noticed she was getting junk (snail) mail for people who no longer lived at her address. She told me she thought more data had been… Read More »

Strong Passwords Made Easy

Strong Passwords Made Easy We have preached and preached about using a good password manager like LastPass (or pick any good password manager) to create and manage passwords,. But we have finally realized that many of you are still not using a password manager and you’re never going to. But we can’t begin to tell… Read More »

IRS Scams and Tech Support Scams

IRS Scams & Tech Support Scams It’s tax season here in the USA and that means not only do you have to be careful about tech-support / your-computer-is-infected telephone scams, this time of year you have to worry about tax scams and folks impersonating IRS officials. An IRS agent is not going to call you… Read More »

If You Had a Yahoo Account in 2013, You Were Hacked

If You Had a Yahoo Account in 2013, You Were Hacked “Sitting down? An epic and historic data breach at Yahoo in August 2013 affected every single customer account that existed at the time, Yahoo parent company Verizon said on Tuesday… ” CNN Money A recent admission by Verizon (new owner of Yahoo and now known… Read More »

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach Equifax is one of the “big three” credit reporting agencies. So, even if you don’t do business with Equifax directly, they know your business. Equifax knows all about you: Your credit card numbers, your social security number, your home address, your phone number(s), the banks you… Read More »