Tag: Data Breach

Facebook stored user passwords in plain text. What to do if yours was one of them.

While no evidence of abuse has currently been found, at least 2,000 Facebook employees searched through the files containing passwords, though it’s not clear as to why. 

Massive Marriott breach and Dell.com “cybersecurity incident”

Update those passwords! Marriott and dell.com report database breaches.

3 billion Yahoo accounts have been breached. What to do if yours is one of them.

Epic third-party breaches may be unavoidable, but by taking the proper password precautions, before and after, you can greatly mitigate potential damages. 

The Equifax Data Breach: How to Safeguard Your Information

While the there is no evidence of “unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases, if you have a credit file with Equifax, there’s a chance at least some of your data may have been involved in this breach.