NextAdvisor Blog - Data Breach Alerts

Equifax Misled Consumers on Size of Data Breach: Even More Information Compromised

New revelations show Equifax misled consumers by failing to report all of the facts of its 2017 data breach, leaving more personal information exposed.
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Unprotected Database Exposes 120 Million American Households: Are You at Risk?

An unprotected database with in-depth details on millions of American households was recently discovered. Was your household exposed?
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Uber Faces Legal Backlash Over Breach Cover-Up: Were You Exposed?

Uber has found itself in hot water over the cover-up of a 2016 data breach that exposed both riders and drivers. Learn what happened and who was involved.
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How to Handle Repeated Credit Card Theft

Keep suffering from credit card theft and you're not sure why? Discover the potential weaknesses in your payment card's security, and how to fix them.
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Equifax Breach Updates: Malicious URLs, 10.9 Million Stolen Driver’s Licenses and More

We bring you the latest in the Equifax breach, including details on malicious URLs on its own website and how many stolen driver's licenses there were.
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Scams to Look Out for After the Equifax Breach

Scammers are on the prowl after the Equifax breach, but is there a way to protect yourself? We describe four scams you should be on the lookout for.
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Where are They Now: Catching Up with 4 Past Data Breaches

What happens after the dust settles and a breach is no longer in the news? We follow up on four past data breaches to see where things stand today.
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What We Learned from the Congressional Equifax Hearings This Week

Learn what the credit bureau's former CEO revealed in a series of congressional Equifax hearings this past week on the massive data breach.
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All Yahoo Accounts Were Exposed in 2013: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you had a Yahoo account in August of 2013, your information was exposed, according to new information from the company. Find out how this impacts you.
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Data Breach Roundup: Deloitte, Sonic and Whole Foods

Wondering what recent breaches within Deloitte, Sonic Drive-In and Whole Foods mean for you? We break down these latest security incidents.
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