Category: News

6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Donating to a Legitimate Charity Online – and Not Being Scammed

Charitable giving continues to grow year over year, and the majority is from individuals. In 2017, 70% of American donations came from individuals, up 5.2% from 2016. In Canada, donations continue to rise every year, with the baby boomer generation being responsible for more than 40% of total donations. But with everything nowadays you need to beware of scammers who will try to take advantage of these good intentions, and pocket your donations instead of distributing them to a greater need.

[HACK ALERT] Quora Hack Affects 100 Million Users

Have you ever queried about something on Quora? If so you might be in for a rude awakening. On November 30th Quora found a remote third party hacker was accessing one of the site’s systems, they released a statement about it on Monday, December 3rd. CEO Adam D’Angelo has assured that the breached system is no longer vulnerable and a digital investigation is underway. Keep reading to learn more. 

[BREACH ALERT] Massive Marriott Data Breach Affects 500 Million Customers

If you’re planning a sunny getaway or a white Christmas make sure you haven’t booked anything at a Marriott hotel… in the past five years. Today, security experts announced a data breach affected 500 million guests at Marriott hotels. Since 2014 there has been unauthorized access to data at Starwoods hotels chain which Marriott acquired two years ago. This is one of the largest breaches in the past decade, read on to learn everything you need to know.