Consumer

Strong Password Ideas to Keep Your Information Safe

Strong Password Ideas to Keep Your Information Safe Password protection is one of the most common security protocols available. By creating a unique password, you are both proving your identity and keeping your personal information safer. However, when every account you have requires a separate password, it can be an ...

Family Safety

3 Things You [Probably] Do Online Every Day that Jeopardize Your Family’s Privacy

Even though most of us are aware of the potential risks, we continue to journal and archive our daily lives online publically. It’s as if we just can’t help it. Our kids are just so darn cute, right? And, everyone else is doing it, so why not join the fun? ...

Consumer Consumer Threat Notices

Ellen DeGeneres Instagram Hack: What You Can Do to Protect Your Account

Today was not an easy morning for Ellen DeGeneres. She woke to find that her Instagram account was briefly hacked according to the talk show host’s Twitter and Yahoo Entertainment. A series of giveaways offering free Tesla cars, MacBooks, and more, were posted to the talk show host’s account last ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Protect Your Digital Life: Why Strong Passwords Matter

Over the years, our lives have become more and more digital. Think about it: 20 years ago, no one was using banking apps and social media had just barely begun coming to fruition. Now, many of us are reliant on mobile banking to pay our bills and we check our ...

Family Safety

Summer Refresh: Take Time to Relax but Not on Password Security

With summer comes permission to relax a little more, sun a little more, and fun a little more. But, as Newton’s Third Law reminds us, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Apply that principle to online safety and it might read like this: Each time you relax ...

Family Safety

High-Tech & Hackable: How to Safeguard Your Smart Baby Devices

It’s just about as creepy as it gets: A hacker breaking into a smart device in your baby’s nursery. The Internet of Things (IoT) has wrapped our homes technology, which means any piece of technology you own — be it a smartphone, a thermostat, or even a baby toy or ...

Enterprise

Passwords, Revisited

Ahh, Passwords.  We have work passwords, personal passwords, super secret passwords, even throw away passwords.  Have you ever stopped to wonder how “secure” your passwords actually are?  Thanks to cybersecurity writer and researcher Troy Hunt, you can now check. Troy runs the website ‘;– Have I been pwned? and recently ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Ovidiy Stealer Malware Helps Cybercriminals Snatch Passwords for a Small Fee

You can buy almost anything online these days – clothes, books, food, the list goes on. That list also includes malware, as malicious viruses can be sold on the dark web at almost any price. Now, a new malware is for sale, and it’s available for purchase at an extremely ...

McAfee Labs

Misuse of DocuSign Email Addresses Leads to Phishing Campaign

DocuSign, which provides electronic signatures and digital transaction management, reported that email addresses were stolen by an unknown party on May 15. Although the company confirmed that no personal information was shared, DocuSign has reported that a malicious third party gained temporary access to a separate, non-core system that allows it ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Is Your Password a Priority? Top Takeaways From Our World Password Survey

Whether you’re signing up for a new video-streaming service, logging back into your email, or checking your online banking, passwords play a big part in our everyday lives. They help us buy what we want, stream our favorite entertainment, retrieve critical information, and most importantly, keep our personal information out ...

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