Digital Forensics & Cyber Security Blog

Digital Forensics & Cyber Security Blog

Can You Spot A Phishing Scam?

Get Savvy During Cybersecurity Awareness Month Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. Online scams aren’t so scary when you know [...]

Shopify – Data Breach – Inside Job

Canadian e-ecommerce company Shopify disclosed an insider threat incident Tuesday, but questions remain about the attack and how it was discovered. According to a Shopify forum post announcing the incident, "less than 200" of its merchants were impacted by a data breach scheme conducted by two insider threats employed at [...]

The Uber data breach cover-up: A timeline of events

When former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan was charged earlier this month for his alleged role in the Uber data breach cover-up, it was the latest in a series of events for the ride-sharing company that date back to 2014. Sullivan, who is currently CSO of Cloudflare, was charged with one [...]

Five Windows 10 tips to help safeguard your privacy

Here are some simple tips and resources to help you protect your privacy while you're on, or off your PC. Unlock your computer using your face, fingerprint or secure PIN. Control which apps get to use your camera and microphone. Create and use strong passwords. Manage privacy options in Windows [...]

Beware of Potential Unemployment Insurance Fraud

The U.S. Secret Service reports that impostors using stolen identities have received hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent unemployment benefits in states across the country. These sophisticated criminals, often based overseas, file unemployment claims using Social Security numbers and other personally identifiable information belonging to identity theft victims. Because [...]

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