Breach Brief – Chili’s

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Popular restaurant chain Chili’s has issued a statement reporting a data breach of its payments system. According to the statement Chili’s became aware of the breach on May 11th of this year and admitted that some customer’s payment information was compromised. The data breach is believed to impact patrons who ate at the chain between...

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It seems Tidal music streaming service continues to have problems. The company has been called out for suspect financials and false claims about the number of subscribers, among other issues. Now it seems that Tidal may be falsifying the number of downloads for two of its biggest stars. According to the Swedish newspaper Dagens Næringsliv...

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Your computer is probably running the Windows 10 operating system. And you’re probably reading this website using Internet Explorer . So you need to pay attention. Hackers are currently taking advantage of a zero-day flaw known as  “Double Kill”  in Internet Explorer to infect PCs across the globe. A “zero day” flaw is a software...

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Tech Diversity Still a Struggle

May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) payed another visit to Silicon Valley last week with the intent of holding tech companies feet to the fire for more diversity. Apple, PayPal, Twitter, Square, and Airbnb were on the schedule. The CBC has made this trip twice before but this time they expanded the number of members...

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E-Commerce Delivers

May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

E-commerce war is raging! E-commerce players are going all out to get your money doing whatever it takes to get you shopping on their website. The war has changed they we shop, probably forever. Electronic or e-commerce, the act of shopping online and having the goods delivered directly to your home, is exploding. More and...

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Breach Brief – SunTrust Bank

April 24, 2018 | 1 Comments

SunTrust Bank has reported a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of up to 1.5 million customers. According to reports the bank believes a former employee may have stolen customer information to give to a criminal third party. SunTrust first became aware of improper access to customer records in February. An internal...

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Mignon Clyburn Resigning from FCC Post

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

After eight years Mignon Clyburn, the only African-American on the FCC board of commissioners is stepping down. Clyburn, the daughter of James Clyburn, member of the U.S. House of Representatives  for South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District was appointed by President Barack Obama. Recently Clyburn fought valiantly against the repeal of net neutrality put in place during...

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In the movie Malcom X, starring Denzel Washington, Washington’s character is preaching about how black people have been fooled. He say’s “We been hoodwinked, bam-boozled, flim-flammed, led astray…”  It seems that is exactly what has happen to African-Americans and the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM). The official Black Lives Matter Facebook page claims more than...

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Delta Airlines, Sears, Kmart and Best Buy and others have all been hit with a data breach that is connected with  Indian Company [24]7.ai. According to a statement from the company, it “discovered and contained an incident potentially affecting the online customer payment information of a small number of our client companies, and affected clients...

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Panera, a popular bakery-cafe has admitted its website was leaking a data. According to Brian Krebs of KrebsOnSecurity.com Panera allegedly failed to fix issues with its website it knew about for nearly eight months. Panera Bread has  has over 2,100 outlets nationwide.  Cyber security researcher Dylan Houlihan notified the company of a data leak in...

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