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Credit card compromised? Maybe it was from a local establishment not Target…

Surely by now you’ve heard all about the Target breach, where credit cards were compromised… Maybe you were one of the bazillion who were affected, and you might have already replaced your card and moved on and put that out of your mind. But, here’s a story about what appears to be a local breach, though we do not know …

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ATTN: LinkedIn users – change your password. 6.5 million of you could be affected by a breach!

It’s all over the web today… Something like 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords “may be” in the hands of Russian attackers. Their advice is to change your password, and our’s is, if you are using the same login/password on multiple sites, then change all of those passwords too. Corey Nachreiner over at our firewall security partner, WatchGuard, suggests the following actions: …

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Security breach at University of Nebraska may have exposed financial records

Last week, a security breach at the University of Nebraska resulted in hackers having gained potential access to the (financial and personal) records of 650,000 students, alumni, parents and university employees. The security breach was discovered by a staff member and quickly remedied, however, at this point in time it is not known exactly what information, if any, was actually …

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Huge Sony PSN Data Breach: What Should I Do? (From the WatchGuard Security Blog)

I am reposting this from WatchGuard Security Center blog in its entirety below. ¬†I have kept fairly silent on this subject as everyone has said everything that needs to be covered. Corey did a fine job of outlining the situation though, so for your reading enjoyment:   Huge Sony PSN Data Breach; What Should I Do? Corey Nachreiner | April …

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What does the Epsilon security breach mean for you?

We’ve been hearing about Epsilon’s security breach for several days now. Some thought it was an April Fool’s joke due to how vague the initial¬†press release release was, but obviously it was no joke at all. Epsilon has since updated their press release to indicate that this breach affects only 2% of total clients, but what exactly does that mean? …

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