Office 365 users: Beware of new phishing attack to steal your identity

Hundreds of millions of people around the globe use Microsoft Office 365, which includes Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote,  OneDrive, Publisher and more. Unfortunately, criminals are always in cyberspace trying to steal your information and their latest schemes are very sophisticated. Microsoft has warned that one common method of avoiding clicking on a phish — […]

Popular app’s recent data breach and steps to keep your information safe

Data breaches and identity theft have unfortunately become an all too regular occurrence in our super-connected society. If you park at places like Madison Square Garden in New York City, Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, or just street parking in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., or many more cities, you’ve probably downloaded and used the ParkMobile […]

Bitcoin prices drop after hackers steal $30B

A South Korean Bitcoin exchange known as CoinRail, was the victim of a cyber attack that wiped out at least $30B in cryptocurrency. The theft was a prolonged assault that occurred over a 7-hour period of trading. After the theft was discovered and announced by officials at CoinRail, it caused the price of Bitcoin to […]

US banks on alert as ATMs spit out cash because of ATMJackpot virus

Banks across the country are on high alert as a new cybersecurity threat has been identified. Hackers are using a piece of malware on ATMs to make the machines spit out cash in what is called jackpotting. The software virus was identified by a company called NetSkope. Netskope posted on its company blog: “Netskope Threat […]

‘Rolling out’ and Amplify 4 Good host RIDECon17 hackathon

Rolling out and Amplify 4 Good teamed up for the inaugural RIDE Conference hack, a fun and intensive 48-hour-hackathon where teams built applications with the goal of enabling more people to become citizen entertainment journalists by leveraging rolling out‘s assets. Held at the Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, designers and developers formed teams of […]

Racist hackers post nude pictures of Leslie Jones and gorilla on her website

Leslie Jones continues to face abuse by racist cyber bullies. The comedian’s website was apparently hacked in an attempt to bring humiliation. The hackers posted nude photos of Jones, her driver’s license and passport, and also a picture of the gorilla Harambe. The racist cyber attack comes after Jones faced cyber bullying after appearing in […]

Scaled-back release of ‘The Interview’ makes how much?!

Despite several attempts made by hackers to terminate the release of Sony Pictures The Interview, starring funnymen Seth Rogen and James Franco, the controversial political comedy was released in select theaters on Christmas Day. In just one day, the film which mocks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and depicts his assassination, made more than […]

Hacker group Anonymous threatens Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea has been under a tremendous amount of blazing fire these past few weeks as rival rapper Azealia Banks has, once again, accused her of being a racist and for misappropriating Black culture and music. Now, Azalea is taking heat from another major threat and that is the famous hacker group Anonymous, who recently […]

Sony fires back at hackers! ‘The Interview’ will release

Sony cancelled the The Interview’s December 25 release date last week after AMC, Regal Cinemas, Carmike, et al. caved to terroristic threats. Today, the Daily Beast reports the film will be released but no one is saying exactly how. There are rumors it could be made available on Crackle, the Sony-owned streaming service. “Sony only […]

Hackers win: ‘The Interview’ Dec. 25 release date canceled

The controversial movie, The Interview, was scheduled to premiere in theaters on Dec. 25, 2014. The release has been canceled in light of the recent breach. Terrorists threatened 9/11 attacks on theaters the showed the film which depicted a plot by two journalists to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Regal, AMC, Cinemark, Cineplex and Carmike, who between operate more than […]

Companies hacked in 2014

It seems like everyday another corporation reveals that it has been outsmarted by vicious hackers. Starting back in December when Target revealed that over 40 million debit and credit card accounts were stolen over the Thanksgiving holiday, the security breaches have been rolling in. Shortly after the Target credit card breach, Neiman Marcus also revealed […]

5 ways to avoid being hacked

Hackers steal millions of dollars each year from unsuspecting victims through various methods. Taking some simple steps can prevent your accounts and computer from being attacked by cyber criminals. Following some of the recent hacking incidents of the largest websites, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, experts found that many were using simple passwords such as, 123456, […]

Better Business Bureau warns cellphone users of new scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone users about a new scam that can result in unauthorized charges on your next monthly wireless statement. Consumers in several states have reported getting calls on their mobile phones in which the caller hangs up once they answer the phone. When cell phone owners call back, they […]

2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen by hackers

Now may be a good time to change your passwords on social media. Hackers have stolen two million usernames and passwords from at least 93,000 websites, including some of the largest social media sites including Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and ADP, a payroll website dealing with the salaries of thousands of people worldwide. The account […]

Tax fraud: How to stop hackers from stealing your money

So you’ve found yourself in the very unfortunate position of having your personal information tapped into by some computer hacker from a distant land (or some dumpster diving bum from around the block). Using your information, they are now filing false tax returns, so they can steal your money; they are applying for bogus credit cards […]

PBS Hacked, Claims Tupac Shakur ‘Still Alive in New Zealand’

Recently a  report spread like a wildfire on Facebook and Twitter that famed rapper Tupac Shakur was  shockingly “alive and well” in New Zealand, 15 years after he has been dead. Of course Tupac Shakur is no longer alive, however if you had of seen the very legitimate web story, you may have though otherwise. […]