A week in security (July 29 – August 4)

A roundup of security news from July 29 – August 4 including Capital One breach, Lord Exploit Kit, more Magecart skimming, ATM attacks, QR code scams, and Equifax payout.

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Capital One breach exposes over 100 million credit card applications

The Capital One data breach is an exceptional example, if only because of how much we already know. Not only that, but the breach happened to one of the technical front-runners in banking.

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How to get your Equifax money and stay safe doing it

Equifax has been ordered to pay at least $650 million in relation to its enormous 2017 data breach. Users who were affected might be eligible for a claim. But watch out for scams!

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A week in security (July 1 – 7)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 1-7, including stalkerware, Bitcoin generators, app permissions, Chinese spyware, some giant leaks, and a new malware attack method.

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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The data breach epidemic: no info is safe

By now it’s obvious that data security technology hasn’t kept pace with the needs of consumers. In 2017 alone, we learned about massive data breaches from major organizations like Equifax, Uber, and Verizon. In other words: We’re in the midst of a data breach epidemic.

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