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Was Dell Hacked? – Daily Security Byte EP. 196

Dell customers have been suffering from phone-based phishing scams, and some suggest the attackers are using stolen Dell information to support their social engineering. Whether or not that’s true, watch today’s video to learn a bit more about “vishing,” and how to identify and avoid it. (Episode Runtime: 3:30 ) Direct YouTube Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VouLQ4ki0ww EPISODE REFERENCES: Blog post suggesting Dell phone scammers using stolen data – 10zenmonkeys Was Dell hacked by vishers

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The Doxing Trend

If the director of the CIA can’t keep his e-mail secure, what hope do the rest of us have — for our e-mail or any of our digital information? None, and that’s why the companies that we entrust with our digital lives need to be required to secure it for us, and held accountable when they fail. It’s not just a personal or business issue; it’s a matter of public safety.

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Stealing Fingerprints

The news from the Office of Personnel Management hack keeps getting worse. In addition to the personal records of over 20 million US government employees, we’ve now learned that the hackers stole fingerprint files for 5.6 million of them