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How Are We Still Unsure of What Makes a Data Breach?

How Are We Still Unsure of What Makes a Data Breach?

Since the first of July 2017, over 10 million records containing personal information have been stolen each day. Are you one of these people? If you’re not, you might know someone who has been affected by these data breaches. Considering how high this rate is, it’s natural that you would want to take steps to protect your personal information, as well as any data stored by your business.

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Illegal Marketplace On The Dark Web Shut Down

Illegal Marketplace On The Dark Web Shut Down

A Dark Web marketplace known as AlphaBay has been brought down by an international law enforcement effort between the United States, Canada, and Thailand.

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FBI Director Tapes His Webcam, Says You Should Too

FBI Director Tapes His Webcam, Says You Should Too

FBI Director James Comey freely admits that yes, he does tape over his webcam and that yes, he is aware that some people make fun of him for it--but he doesn’t care, and in light of events that have occurred in recent years, taping may be a very prudent course of action.

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A Law From 1986 Shouldn’t Govern Email Privacy in 2016

A Law From 1986 Shouldn’t Govern Email Privacy in 2016

Are you familiar with the protections in place that ensure that your digital communications remain private? What’s keeping an entity like the government from going through your emails? In the United States, the government uses a loophole in an outdated law to access the digital information they want from its citizens. If you’re concerned about privacy, you need to be informed about such laws and loopholes.

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