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Consumers Beware: There’s No Such Thing As A Free App

Robert Capps, Pymt podcastPYMTS | June 1, 2021 – If you’re using a service and not paying for it, then you’re not the customer, you’re the product. Free isn’t really free and there is often a price to be paid for accepting the service – sometimes an incredibly high one. “When installing apps infected with software that makes your computer part of a botnet, the traffic from your machine will look like it’s originating from you, and there could be potential consequences,” says NuData’s

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SC Magazine: Hackers target private schools in U.K.

December 14, 2017 — Hackers target private schools in U.K. Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on the news that hackers are apparently taking advantage of poorly secured systems at private schools in the U.K. Hackers apparently are taking advantage of poorly secured systems at private schools in the U.K., nicking identifying data, typically through phishing attacks, that they could then use to target parents with fake invoices and other means of cybercrime. The Information Commissioner’s Office noted a case

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Reader’s Digest: 18 Everyday Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Hacked

November 9, 2017 — 18 Everyday Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Hacked From infiltrating your fridge to your fave television series, hackers could even be watching you right now. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments. Back in 2015, the Telegraph noted that hackers conned PlayStation and Xbox gamers out of their the private information. They made off with email addresses, passwords and IP addresses that could be used in other ways from 2.5 million accounts. Ironically some younger hackers

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Scary cyber security stat-facts for a super spooky halloween!

scary cyber hackerWhile the security industry is starting to realize the real problem lying in wait — it’s harder for some to realize how bad identity theft and online fraud really is. Do you know what the Dark Web is? You’d be surprised how many people don’t, and if not, it’s time to find out! What really scares me is watching the habits of some of the people close to me in my life. The risks they take, not thinking twice about clicking on

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