Author: canarytrap

Ring Doorbell Makes Two-Factor Authentication Mandatory After Complaints

Ring, an Amazon-owned video doorbell, recently implemented two-factor authentication as its default security setting. This new authentication occurred after the company received multiple complaints from its users. Previously, all a hacker would need to access a customer’s doorbell footage was their username and password.  Ring Doorbell received security complaints from customers. Many people use the […]

read more

How to Protect Your Data With Ransomware on the Rise

Ransomware incidents aren’t slowing down anytime soon; attackers are just getting smarter and bolder. Any organization, big or small, can be a target. Last year, hackers launched ransomware attacks on Baltimore, Atlanta, and 80 other cities, costing the municipalities millions of dollars. A single attack strategically launched on a managed service provider in Texas infected […]

read more

The Capital One Hack That Had Credit Card Users Asking Who’s in Their Wallet

In the summer of 2019, a hacker by the name of Paige A. Thompson gained access to Capital One’s customer data. This data included names, addresses, phone numbers, and other sensitive data Capital One collected when its customers applied for credit cards. This gigantic breach included sensitive data of approximately 100 million people.   The hacker […]

read more
1 2