Category Archives: Data Breaches

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 out of the… 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 as Oath), raises… 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 do business with,… Read More »