Monthly Archives: August 2021

T-Mobile’s Customers’ Private Information Compromised

T-Mobile discovered on August 17th that over 40 million current, former, and prospective customers’ private information had been compromised. They are still in the process of investigating the extent of the breach but confirmed that their clients’ personal information was accessed and stolen. This information includes names, driver’s license information, government identification numbers, and Social Security numbers. […]Read More

School District Paid Over Half Million Dollars to Hackers Due to Ransomware

A ransomware attack cost Judson Independent School District, a public school district based in Live Oak, Texas, over half a million dollars. The district issued a statement on August 4th that they decided to pay the $547,045.61 ransom fee to prevent sensitive and identifiable information from being published. It was first confirmed on June 17th that a ransomware attack […]Read More

How to Get Your Staff to Take Cybersecurity Safety Seriously and Avoid Data Breach

Negligent employees can cause businesses a lot of money. Your staff is a gateway for security threats to infiltrate your network. Cybercriminals know that your employees are easy targets because many companies do not invest in cybersecurity training. When it comes to protecting your business from a data breach, there are many components that you […]Read More