Unbelievable. First Equifax, a company to help protect your credit through monitoring, is hacked and has opened a Pandora's Box of unsecured data practices throughout their company. Now Avast, who owns Piriform, finds that malware was added to the August updated release of CCleaner. CCleaner is a VERY popular computer junk file removal tool. Like, billions... Continue Reading →
Equifax is the poster child this week for bad data security decisions. I know this may not seem interesting or is something to worry about, but you absolutely should be worried. Experts and others are recommending that anyone with a credit history assume they were affected by the hack. Here's what can happen to your personal information on websites and what to do if your data is compromised.