Author Archives: Heidi Daitch

About Heidi Daitch

Heidi is a busy working mom who juggles many of the same responsibilities and challenges at home and at work - a long list of things to do and not enough time to do everything. With so little time, Heidi tries hard to find simple, but effective strategies to save time for what’s really important – spending time with her family.

Dropbox Breach from 2012 Comes Back to Haunt Users

If you’ve been a Dropbox user for a while now, you may remember an incident four years ago in which the company reported that “a small number” of usernames were stolen. At the time, Dropbox said they contacted the users …Read More […]

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3.3 Million Affected by Newkirk Products Data Breach, Issuer of Healthcare ID Cards

An Albany-based service provider, Newkirk Products, recently revealed they were the victims of a security breach that compromised member information. Newkirk issues healthcare ID cards for health insurance plans, and on July 6, 2016, they discovered a server containing member …Read More […]

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Oracle Data Breach: MICROS System Compromised by Hackers

You’ve probably been hearing about several different data breaches in recent months at a wide range of stores, hotels, and retail locations — but a breach uncovered this week may just hold the key to all of them. Oracle Corp., …Read More […]

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Recent Data Breach Roundup: July 2016

Summer’s in full swing, and so are data breaches and security threats. As is the norm these days, cyber attacks are affecting companies of every size, in nearly every industry. The fallout can involve disrupted operations, exposed customer data and …Read More […]

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Scam Alert: Online Petition Scams & Other Threats

When debate gets especially heated, as it is right now about many hot-button issues, people can be passionate about their opinions. And that’s fine — as long as voicing them doesn’t lead to security risks. Identity thieves and other criminals are …Read More […]

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