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SCARS™ Commentary: Stop Local Government Data Incompetence

SCARS™ Commentary: Stop Local Government Data Incompetence HOW MUCH LONGER ARE WE GOING TO TOLERATE INCOMPETENCE AND NEGLECT? Local governments are allowed to get away with almost anything when it comes to our data! Some of their functions are covered under HIPAA and a few other regs, but most are as incompetently managed as the rest of local government functions. A recent post by a processional cybersecurity professional said: Just when we all though Cybercrime [...]

SCARS™ Breaking News: Capital One Announces Data Breach – 100 Million People Affected

SCARS™ Breaking News: Capital One Announces Data Breach - 100 Million People Affected Officials With Capital One Announced Monday The Company Has Suffered A Data Breach Involving About 100 Million People In The United States. In a statement, officials with the financial firm said the breach happened on March 22 and March 23, when a person managed to access customer information via a vulnerability. The vulnerability was reported to the company by a security researcher [...]

SCARS™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps

SCARS™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP address of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and [...]

Microsoft Email Hack Shows The Lurking Danger Of Customer Support – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Microsoft Email Hack Shows The Lurking Danger Of Customer Support Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS: Scams, Scammers, Scam News, SCARS, Stolen Credentials, Email Hack, Hacker, Data Breach, Microsoft, Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, END MORE INFORMATION - - - Tell us about your experiences with Romance Scammers in our Scams Discussion Forum [...]

SCARS™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update

SCARS™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer, released its annual report highlighting its privacy and data security work for 2018. [See Below] The FTC’s privacy and security enforcement actions in 2018 included shutting down revenge porn website MyEx.com, approving a settlement with peer-to-peer payment service Venmo over deceptive privacy settings, approving an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to resolve data security and privacy [...]