Month: December 2020

Massive data breach may have been discovered due to ‘unforced error’ by suspected Russian hackers – CNN


(CNN)US officials and private sector experts investigating the massive data breach that has rocked Washington increasingly believe the attackers were ultimately discovered because they took a more aggressive “calculated risk” that led to a possible “unforced error” as they tried to expand their access within the network they…

Money Launches New Data Breach Tool To Alert Users When An Email Address Has Been Compromised – PRNewswire


DORADO, Puerto Rico, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Digital destination Money announced the launch of a new tool centered around increasing cybersecurity awareness, along with best practices on protecting users from identity theft. As the world has become even more reliant on the internet in the past year, Money’s new Data…

How Worried Should I Be About My Password Being Compromised, Stolen In A Data Breach? Experts Say This – Forbes


Between the binary code on a laptop monitor you can see the text “Hacked”. (posed photo) Photo: Jens … [+] Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB (Photo by Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images) picture alliance via Getty Images After a major data breach, do criminals actually have your password even if it…