Today’s Cyberthreats: Email Data Breach, Child ID Theft
Each weekday, TechNewsDaily’s colleagues at SecurityNewsDaily give us a roundup on what’s worrying the guardians of cyberspace. Here’s what’s happening:
EPSILON DATA BREACH -- WHY YOU SHOULD WORRY: When Kroger, Capital One and 30 other companies said their customer email addresses had been stolen, they quickly added that no financial data was touched. But email breaches are in fact far from harmless. What you should know about the Epsilon email breach, and how to protect yourself.
CHILD ID THEFT: Online criminals are exploiting and stealing children’s identities for several types of fraud, a Carnegie Mellon report says.
TWITTER PRIVACY SPY: Cybercriminals are using an app called “Profile Spy” to scam Twitter users into sending spam messages.