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Data-Stealing Disguised as a Helpful App

August 1, 2022 Stay Updated

What happened? A QR Code Scanner app was being used to infect phones with a TeaBot banking trojan malware. A QR Code Scanner can be helpful, but after...

LinkedIn and the Breach Timeline

What happened? In 2012, LinkedIn suffered a data breach of users’ encrypted passwords. At the time, they understood this to be about 6.5 million passwords. They forced a...

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Account Takeover & You – Social Media Edition

June 23, 2022 Stay Aware Stay Safe

For most people, social media accounts are either the highlight or the lowlight of the internet.  Regardless of how you feel about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, etc, if...

Profile Pics and How Trends Can Bite You

What happened? A new app generating eye-catching illustrated profile pics spiked in popularity at the beginning of May. The app, NewProfilePic, uses the user’s photo to create an...

Dropbox and How an Old Login Can Cost You

May 2, 2022 Stay Updated

What happened? In 2016, it was discovered that more than 68 million Dropbox usernames and passwords were for sale on the dark web. This data was originally breached...