The CapitalOne Cyber Security Incident

Capital One Financial Corporation just disclosed a cyber security incident that impacts about 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada.   The customer data was illegally accessed sometime between March 12 and July 17, according to federal prosecutors. According to CapitalOne’s site, the largest category of information that was accessed was from consumers and small businesses that applied …

Massive Equifax Data Breach Puts Consumers at Risk for Identity Theft and Compromised Accounts

With rapid rate of evolution within technology, why are we still using passwords? The answer lies in the simple, positive attributes of passwords that are not found in other authentication methods: affordable, easy to replace, universally compatibility, privacy safe and no false positive. This closer look highlights the gaps in other methods that will make it hard to get past the password.

Yahoo Confirms Largest Known Breach in History: 500M Accounts

Back in August, a hacker named peace_of_mind claimed to be selling a database containing credentials for 200 million Yahoo accounts.

At the time Yahoo indicated they were investigating the matter, but could not confirm.

Today, Yahoo confirmed that 500 million accounts were compromised in what we believe is the largest known data breach in history.