Category: Hack Alerts

US Cyberattack – What’s Been Happening and What You Need to Know

Recently, multiple US government agencies and thousands of individual federal and private companies have been hit by a large-scale cyberattack, resulting in one of the most serious data breaches in recent history. While sources allege that Russian state hackers were behind the attack, government officials are still wrapping their heads around the scope of the data breach as details continue to come forth daily.

This Netflix Scam Might Be More Convincing Than You Think

If you spend a lot of time on the internet, you’ve probably seen these Netflix phishing scams.

While Netflix scams have been circulating the internet for quite some time now, this scam is deceptive enough to not only bypass spam filters but even trick some more tech-savvy individuals into parting with their credit card details.

6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Donating to a Legitimate Charity Online – and Not Being Scammed

Charitable giving continues to grow year over year, and the majority is from individuals. In 2017, 70% of American donations came from individuals, up 5.2% from 2016. In Canada, donations continue to rise every year, with the baby boomer generation being responsible for more than 40% of total donations. But with everything nowadays you need to beware of scammers who will try to take advantage of these good intentions, and pocket your donations instead of distributing them to a greater need.

If There Was A Dislike Button On Facebook You’d Want It Today

Facebook just revealed that a new bug gave app developers too much access to the photos of up to 5.6 million users’ photos. These photos were not shared publicly yet third-party app developers were still able to access them. In what has been a rough year for Facebook security, keep reading for all the details about the latest slip up.

[HACK ALERT] Quora Hack Affects 100 Million Users

Have you ever queried about something on Quora? If so you might be in for a rude awakening. On November 30th Quora found a remote third party hacker was accessing one of the site’s systems, they released a statement about it on Monday, December 3rd. CEO Adam D’Angelo has assured that the breached system is no longer vulnerable and a digital investigation is underway. Keep reading to learn more.