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TheDarkOverlord is Attempting to Sell Information on 655,000 Patients

June 30, 2016

It’s likely about to be a very bad day for three medical facilities and 655,000 patients whose information has been put up for sale on the TheRealDeal market, a marketplace, located on TOR, that specializes in selling numerous illegal items. In an interview from 2015 with the market’s admin, “…basically we consist of 4 partners who […]

More Records Exposed – Database Found on Google Cloud Server

June 27, 2016

This case is particularly unfortunate as it represents both the intense desires entities have for our personal information and likely the more concerning problem of lax security protocols. This instance revolves around a Voter database of approximately 154 million records.  As anyone who does genealogy knows, voter databases are considered public records and offer a great […]

Think Before You Post

November 30, 2015

Recently we brought you a story about the possible consequences of what you say / post on the Internet.  It’s a tale we’ve actually discussed time and again; a series of cautionary tales and a mantra I’m sure many parents become broken records telling their kids.  Even Disney’s Phineas and Ferb made a really good […]

Trouble Pursues Ashley Madison Users

November 12, 2015

Trouble is continuing to follow Ashley Madison users.  When the self described cheating website was hacked early this year, by the Impact Team, roughly 37 million potential adulterers personal information was exposed. Ashley Madison’s parent company, Avid Life Media, was originally given the opportunity, by the Impact Team, to pay what amounted to a ransom […]

Having a Backup of Company Data Does Not Mean You Have a Disaster Recovery Plan

October 22, 2015

You’ve heard over and over again that you must have a secure backup of your company data, but have you stopped to consider what you’d do in the event of a disaster?  How would that data be restored to a fully functioning office environment? The answer to those questions hinges on two variables – first […]

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