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May 28th 2014, 16:13

Protecting yourself following EBay's Data Breach

Posted by Chris Schramm
Ebay, the online auction site, recently revealed that a hacker may have copied all 145 million users to the site. This information includes home address, encrypted passwords, e-mails and birth dates. No financial data, including Paypal, was comprised.
So, with the numbers affected, it’s likely you are on the list. So what can you do now to protect yourself?

Change your password. Go on eBay right now and update your password. As we always breach, use a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and a special character.
Change other passwords. This applies if you use your eBay password on other web site. E-mail, social media, utilities, banking, etc.  Remember to always use different passwords on different sites and

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Feb 10th 2012, 08:02

Data Breach Prevention / PCI Compliance Tip of the Week

Posted by Jorge Flores
Happy Friday everyone! It's been another week in the trenches talking to merchants and corporations about PCI compliance and data breach prevention. I'm doing a weekly blog summarizing some key observations. My objective with this blog is to bolster knowledge, dispel myths, and spread valuable information on various topics within the PCI compliance realm.
Data Breach Prevention/PCI compliance Tip of the Week: Change your default passwords!
A stifling amount of large data breaches involving sensitive information center around a common and highly preventable mistake; not changing default passwords! This is one of the top methods of attack that hackers use to penetrate a network.  In fact, password breach is consistently near the top of the list of data breach root

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