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Puma and the Risk of Third-Party Software

April 1, 2022 Stay Aware Stay Updated

What happened? The data of Puma employees was compromised in a ransomware attack. The targeted attack was part of a larger invasion of the third-party software, Kronos, used...

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Account Takeover & You – Work Credentials Edition

Phishing messages plague work emails as much as they flood our personal inboxes. For every Nigerian prince you turn down, a CEO is asking for an employee’s cell...

Hacker concept. Thiefs attack computer, steal personal data

The 411 on the Breach Timeline

March 24, 2022 Stay Aware Stay Safe

Breaches and cyber attacks are happening constantly. We are all vulnerable as we navigate the internet, for work or personal use. If you’ve experienced a breached password OR...

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Plaintext vs. Encrypted

March 24, 2022 Stay Safe

If you’ve found yourself here, it’s likely that one of your passwords was involved in a data breach and you want a little more information on what that...

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The 411 on Malware

March 24, 2022 Stay Safe

Malware has become an annoying and problematic part of internet-based living. Most of us only know the term from Norton and McAfee pop-up ads. But by learning what...