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Cyber Extortionist Target Baby Boomers

April 27, 2016

Over the past twelve months McCann Investigations has documented a notable increase of cases involving cyber extortion with victims over 50 years of age. Criminals target individuals after finding them on social networking sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Criminals pose as possible love interests and exercise patience while carrying out their scheme.  In m.....

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Spear Fishing Attacks are More Common than you Think

April 14, 2016

Spear fishing attacks are becoming much more common and very targeted to the exact nature and flow of your business. This case reported in San Antonio is classic: City Send.....

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Oilpro v. Rigzone – Hacking and Economic Espionage

April 5, 2016

Another high profile computer hacking and economic espionage case hit the Houston area.  In this particular instance, a local man has been charged with hacking into the network of his former company to obtain customer informat.....

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Privacy V. National Security

March 14, 2016

Most of you have likely heard about the ongoing fight between Apple and the F.B.I. regarding access to an iPhone utilized by one of the shooters in the recent San Bernardino terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 14 Americans. As with most high profile issues, media reporting and social network commentary more closely resembles hysteria than a fact-based presentation of issues. In this inst.....

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Collision Ahead : Insight on the Clinton Email Scandal From A Former US Attorney

March 7, 2016

Another storyline with the potential for impact on the presidential election is the ongoing investigation by the F.B.I. into Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server to transact government business including the transmission of information classified as Top Secret while she was Secretary of State. Cases involving the misuse and mishandling of classified information regularly make thei.....

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Password Privacy? Nope…

February 23, 2016

Now that your New Year’s resolution has begun its gentle slide into nostalgia along with your CrossFit membership and new diet, it’s time for another meaningful endeavor.  An annual source of enjoyment comes from reading the most popular account passwords from the previous year. 

Much to the delight of hackers, 2015 proved that .....

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Cyber-Security Claim Denied by Insurer

February 9, 2016

Cyber-security incidents no longer surprise those tasked with safeguarding company assets. However, the aftermath of how the incidents are viewed by insurers may come as a shock.  A lawsuit (click here for full petition) filed in Jan.....

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Cardinal to be caged?

January 15, 2016

New developments have transpired in the computer hacking case involving former St. Louis Cardinals executive Chris Correa who was accused of gaining unauthorized access to the computer systems of the Houston Astros containing player evaluations, trade information, medical records and statistics. As with the overwhelming majority of federal criminal cases, Mr. Correa pled guilty late last week t.....

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You’re In the AshleyMadison Database: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

September 10, 2015

As we continue covering the high-profile hacking incident involving the theft of the AshleyMadison user database by hackers, we’ve entered a new phase now that the database of user names has been released. This phase involves individual users defending themselves against allegations of their involvement and use of the service. Marriages, careers, relationships and reputations hang in the bala.....

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So You’re Worried About the Ashley Madison Hack?

July 27, 2015

This past week another high-profile computer intrusion became public, but this hacking incident has some consumers worrying more than normal. Why is that you ask? Well, the website that was hacked is AshleyMadison.com which markets itself as a dating website for married people. Yes, you read that correctly, the site specifically targets married cu.....

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Cyber Extortionist Target Baby Boomers

Over the past twelve months McCann Investigations has documented a notable increase of cases involving cyber extortion with victims over 50 years of age. Criminals target individuals after finding them on social networking sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Criminals pose as possible love interests and exercise patience while carrying out their scheme.  In m.....

READ MORE

Spear Fishing Attacks are More Common than you Think

Spear fishing attacks are becoming much more common and very targeted to the exact nature and flow of your business. This case reported in San Antonio is classic: City Send.....

READ MORE

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