Cybercrime is the fastest growing criminal activity affecting most people every year in the U.S. Cybercrimes like credit card fraud, e-mail hacking, identity theft, ransomware, and account stealing are common these days. Every year, the U.S. spends billions of dollars to combat cybercrime, but still, the severity of U.S. cyber attacks is increasing day by (more…)
The Puerto Rico disaster continues on all these months later as the U.S. island territory still struggles with lack of power and water shortages, while the U.S. mainland efforts to help have either been insufficient or rife with ineptitude and corruption.
What Is ATM Jackpotting? U.S. cash machines are at risk due to an ATM hack known as “jackpotting,” which could see machines drained of all their cash by thieves. So what is ATM jackpotting? The term refers to a process by which a hacker is able to physically or remotely assume control of a bank (more…)
Within the United States, there is always the debate about whether or not there should be strict gun ownership rules. The country seems to be divided on this issue. If only the economic view is taken, then people would more likely be on the side of having more gun control and stricter rules. Why?
While the gun debate rages on in the U.S. following a number of high-profile mass shootings in 2017, another issue is often overlooked: gun theft. Across the nation, gun theft is fueling violent crime and leading to deadly shootings, according to a new report from The Trace and more than a dozen NBC TV stations. (more…)
California’s Marijuana Tax Hike Has Pot Enthusiasts Worried California is planning to raise taxes on both recreational and medical marijuana. But, while it may help the state in raising additional revenue, California’s marijuana tax hike plan has both industry analysts and pot-lovers worried for a good reason.
Getting hacked is a painful and often loss-inducing fiasco. To add fuel to the fire, if you do not even know that the data has been compromised, isn’t this a bigger risk than just being exposed to a cyber hack? The earlier the compromised data is put back again behind a safer and more secure data (more…)
American School Districts Losing Money to School Hacks Credit card and social security numbers are not the only private information targeted by hackers. It turns out that the personal data of thousands of American students is also vulnerable to cyber attacks. Cyber attacks on American school districts have significantly increased this year. More than three dozen schools (more…)
Americans in These States Are the Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud The recent Equifax hack has left millions of Americans vulnerable to identity theft and fraud. But the Equifax hack is only one of the identity breaches that have occurred this year. In fact, this year has been the worst year on record (more…)
Investor Confidence Shaken as America Faces Constant Cyber Attacks American investors are just finding out that they were left disadvantaged last year while criminals traded on corporate information before it was made public. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently revealed that its internal database of corporate filings was hacked last year.