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Breach Brief – Exactis

June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Who is Exactis and what do they know about me? That is the question you need to be asking.  No, you haven’t heard of Exactis but they may have exposed some of your most personal information...

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Breach Brief – Ticketfly, MyHeritage

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Concert ticketing service Ticketfly reported last week that it was hit by a major data breach involving the personal information of 26 million customers. According to Ticketfly “some customer information has been compromised including names,...

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Identity theft is big business. And if you have been paying attention you probably know that data theft is exploding globally, especially so in the U.S. According to the Identity Theft and Resource Center and CyberScout ...

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Experian Scans the Dark Web for Your Information

September 6, 2017 | 3 Comments

In case you haven’t heard there is such a thing as the dark web, This is the side of the Internet that is not where you want to go. Here is where the child molesters,...

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Back to School – Student Identity Theft

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is rampant. It it the fastest growing Internet crime and black college students should be aware of the vulnerability of their personal information. According to the Better Business Bureau college students are prime...

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Breach Brief – Arby’s

February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eaten at an Arby’s lately? Well now is a good time to check your bank and credit card statements. Arby’s Restaurant Group reported that some of the payments systems at 1,000 corporate owned stores have...

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Breach Brief – Acer Computer

June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Computer maker Acer announced that it has suffered a data breach of its U.S. commerce site. According to Acer anyone who has purchased a computer through the site in the past year may be at...

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IdentityTheft.gov Website Introduced

May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is a real bitch! Once its stolen you realize how fragile and vulnerable your life is. While black people do not suffer identity theft at the same rate as white Americans we suffer...

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App of The Week: Mint Financial Management App

December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paying bills is not the most exciting of chores. But it has to be done. And of course keeping track of your money and managing your budget is even less exciting. But as I always...

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Online Holiday Shopping Series #1

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s November and the holiday shopping season is upon us again. The African American Cyber Report is launching a weekly series focusing on online holiday shopping. Each week through New Year’s Day we will investigate a different facet...

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