How You’ll Know If Your TurboTax Account Was Hacked

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What Happened With TurboTax “Data Breach” In the midst of tax season, you can imagine the worry that would happen when users are notified that TurboTax by Intuit was hacked. Was TurboTax hacked? Sort of, kind of, but not really. Instead of a data breach, it was a credential stuffing attack. This might be due to the billions of leaked … Read More

How to Check if Your Dubsmash Account Is Compromised

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What Happened with the Dubsmash Databreach Dubsmash is a video messaging app for iOS and Android that is headquartered in New York. The company reported Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, that 162 million accounts of users around the world were breached in Dec. 2018. Information in the data breach contains personally identifiable information like the location of users, usernames, passwords, phone … Read More

Internet Connected Refrigerators Can Be Remote Defrosted

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Industrial Internet Connected Refrigerators Can Be Remote Defrosted The ability to remotely control a variety of devices and tools like refrigerators has a plethora of benefits. First, industrial refrigerators are used in a variety of ways from restaurants, to grocery stores, hospitals, and more. However, imagine what could happen if these devices were breached and hackers were able to control … Read More

17 Months Later, The Equifax Breach Still Baffles Security Experts

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The Mystery of Equifax Data Breach Continues The 2017 Equifax breach continues to stump security professionals. It’s been nearly two years since the consumer reporting credit agency company was breached, but the information from the breach has still not shown up anywhere. Unlike other data breaches, hackers will sell the databases of information on the dark web. This information is … Read More

Millions Impacted in 500px Security Breach

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Photosharing Site 500px Suffers Major Security Breach 500px is a photo sharing website that shares a similar layout to Instagram but is a paid format. The site has three different membership options, a creator studio and more offering slightly more than competitor Instagram. However, they suffered a security breach of 14.8 million users. The leak happened on July 5, 2018, … Read More