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Cyber Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally here, and you know what that means. No, not pollen. Spring cleaning! Spring is the perfect time of year to wipe away the old and start fresh. But, the cleaning doesn’t have to end ...

Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme

The U.S. Secret Service is warning financial institutions about a new scam involving the temporary theft of chip-based debit cards issued to large corporations. In this scheme, the fraudsters intercept new debit cards in the mail and replace the chips on the cards wi...

ThreatAdvice's Hunter Hudson Discusses The Facebook Breach With WBRC News

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

You could be one of 87 million Facebook users who've had their personal information shared with a voter targeting company without their permission.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confronts the data privacy drama b...

Son of a Breach

Last Thursday at 10:18 pm, I received an email from MyFitnessPal, an app I’ve used on and off over the years to help track my personal nutrition. I assumed the email was nothing more than my “weekly report” which typically breaks down my overall exercise and food intake of th...

ThreatAdvice Introduces NxtQ, A Cybersecurity-focused Trivia Application to Reward Cybersecurity Knowledge

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 2, 2018 –ThreatAdvice (threatadvice.com) a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence announced today that it is launching a trivia application NxtQ, to reward end users of ThreatAdvice’s cybersecurity education platform for th...

Spring Break or (cyber) Bust

When you check into your hotel on spring break vacation, one of the first things you may do is connect to the Wi-Fi that most resembles the hotel's name. You assume your data is safe — but now hackers are imitating the Wi-Fi at your hotel to steal your personal data. And they have ne...

Birmingham Business Journal Table of Experts: Cybersecurity

Recently Jennifer Skjellum, ThreatAdvice's Director of Blockchain and Crypto Innovation participated in a Table of Experts Series on Cybersecurity, hosted by the Birmingham Business Journal. Below are Jennifer's answers to the questions posed. View the full featur...

ThreatAdvice joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance

ThreatAdvice a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence announced today that it that it has been admitted into the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA was founded to engage thought leaders withi...

Privacy Patrol: 3rd-Party App Edition

According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, the research firm Cambridge Analytica procured personal data from as many as 50 million Facebook users and used that data as part of its work on President Trump’s 2016 campaign. Though Facebook claims C...

2018 NCAA Malware Madness

March Madness is upon us, and just as the shot clock starts, so do the phishing emails. The publicity and increased web traffic centered around March Madness is a perfect opportunity for hackers to impersonate popular bracket and betting websites, infect those watching game live-streams, and g...