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Thunderbolt Ports Can Leave Your Data Vulnerable

Thunderbolt ports are commonplace on many laptops today. They allow for high-speed connections for data transfer, video display, charging phones, and even the computer itself. However, as useful as Thunderbolt ports are, they also leave one’s computer vulnerable to hackers. Theft and laptops go hand in hand. They are expensive, can hold sensitive information, and

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IRS Scam Alert!

When you get a bill in the mail, many of us think little of it and pay the amount due without reading too much into it. However, scammers do not only exist virtually, but they also claim victims in reality. Whenever you are asked to send money or pay something, you must read carefully, and

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Wawa Suffers Data Breach

On December 10th, 2019, Wawa’s information security team discovered malware on its payment processing server. By December 12, the data breach was contained, but they fear the damage has already been done. In the statement released by Wawa, the “malware has affected customer payment card information, potentially used at all Wawa locations, starting from March

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