CBOSS - Blog

Mike Lendvay

Mike Lendvay

Recent Posts

The Equifax Breach: What Happened, and What's Next?

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 11:54:42 AM / by Mike Lendvay

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

What happened?

Last week, credit reporting agency Equifax announced what is certain to be one of the worst security breaches in the history of cyber-security. During the period between mid-May and the end of July, an unidentified intruder siphoned off the personal information of 143 million Americans, as well as a smattering of individuals from the U.K. and Canada. The attacker(s) exploited a vulnerability in the company's website to gain access to names, addresses, and social security numbers, as well as some customer credit card numbers.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Safeguard Your Card: Best Practices to Avoid Fraud

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 7, 2017 12:19:45 PM / by Mike Lendvay

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Electronic payments are a vital part of doing business in almost every industry. They are central to how companies interact with each other, their customers, and their vendors. But the speed and convenience of ePayments brings with it risks: identity theft, credit card fraud, or bank account fraud. To combat these risks, we would like to share with you some helpful tips to keep your financial information safe:

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

WannaCry About Skipping Updates

[fa icon='calendar'] May 15, 2017 3:44:06 PM / by Mike Lendvay

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

WannaCry About Skipping Updates

Starting the end of last week, computer systems in over 70 countries across the globe were hit by virulent strain of malware going by the names Wanna Decryptor, Wcry, or Wanna Cry. Included in innumerable victims of this attack were many systems at the British National Health Service. The malware spread quickly through affected networks, encrypting all personal data and demanding a ransom in bitcoin equivalent to $300 per affected system.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Subscribe to Email Updates

Lists by Topic

Posts by Topic

Recent Posts