Cybercrime

Data Leak Hits Unemployment Program in Florida

Some residents of Florida who made jobless claims may have had personal data stolen, officials said Thursday. Agency spokeswoman Paige Landrum said in an email that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has contacted 98 people who were part of a data breach connected with jobless claims. When the breach happened, officials didn’t know how…

Several Tips to Safeguard Your Windows 7 Devices

Microsoft has discontinued supporting Windows 7 systems with effect from January 2020. For many users, this decision was disheartening, as Windows 7 was one of the most common operating systems, and used by millions. Despite Microsoft releasing Windows 8 and Windows 10 after its release, Windows 7 ‘s popularity never diminished. After the Windows Vista…

Hacker Group Advertises Numerous Violations of Data

A community of hackers have started advertising on the dark web data allegedly stolen as a result of several recent infringements, including those affecting Tokopedia, Styleshare, Minted, ChatBooks, and others. Known as “Shiny Hunters,” the group recently claimed responsibility for hacking Tokopedia, the largest online store in Indonesia, and claimed to have breached Microsoft’s GitHub…