Category Archives: Data Breaches

VPN: The Myth and the Facts

VPN: The Myth and the Facts VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. You can learn more about what a VPN is from this article. VPNs are becoming more and more mainstream especially now that a VPN service has spending millions of dollars to reach the masses via television advertising. The company is NordVPN. NordVPN is… Read More »

How to use Chrome’s Built-in Password Manager and Password Generator

Chrome’s Built-in Password Manager and Password Generator As you know, we are adamant about using strong passwords and a good password manager like LastPass. However, we know that no matter how much we harp on something some people are not going to use LastPass or RoboForm or any password manager. So we offer this as… Read More »

If You Use 7-Zip You Need to Update it Right Away

If You Use 7-Zip You Need to Update it Right Away If you use 7-Zip, be advised that security vulnerability has just been discovered that may allow hackers to install software on you PC or view, edit, and delete data on your PC. The vulnerability as just recently discovered and no reports of an exploits… Read More »

Yahoo Users Must Waive Class-action Rights—or Stop Using Yahoo

Yahoo Users Must Waive Class-action Rights—or Stop Using Yahoo Attn: Yahoo User (especially Yahoo Mail users): If you want to continue using Yahoo Mail or any Yahoo service you’re going to have to give up all class-action legal rights.  And, if you want to continue to use Yahoo Mail and other Yahoo services, you must… Read More »

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 »