Data Breach Hits Microsoft Customer Service Database

Data Breach Hits Microsoft Customer Service Database

Over the last twelve months, we’ve heard reports from companies of all shapes and sizes that have suffered from data breaches. Many of them were caused by an act of carelessness on the part of an employee that accidentally left an important database exposed to...
New IRS Tax Scammers Use Personal Data For Big Returns

New IRS Tax Scammers Use Personal Data For Big Returns

Recently, the Department of Justice brought charges against Babatunde Olusegun Taiwo for using personal information acquired on the Dark Web. He used the information from data breaches to file fraudulent tax returns with the IRS. He was able to gain enough information...
New Ransomware Leaks Confidential Data To Public

New Ransomware Leaks Confidential Data To Public

There’s a disturbing emerging trend in the world of hackers who make use of ransomware to extort payment from companies. Increasingly, if a company won’t pay, their data that was stolen and encrypted is being published for all to see. KrebsOnSecurity...