90% of U.S. Companies Have Been Hacked in Past 12 Months
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Several NBC sites, including the Saturday Night Live page, were hacked by a person or posse calling itself “pyknic” on November 4, but are thankfully back up and running. However, the “Remember, remember the fifth of November” message and onslaught is just one of many cyberattacks that take place daily.

In a survey that looked at 583 U.S. companies, 90% had been hacked in the last 12 months, according to findings from independent research firm Ponemon Institute. Mashable reports that of those companies, many admitted their networks had been compromised on more than one occasion.

The study also revealed that 65% of Internet users are cybercrime victims.

Read more at Mashable…

For tips on how to stay safe while shopping and banking online, click here.

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With a focus on news and the under 35 crowd, Martinez develops engaging, daily reports for BlackEnterprise.com. She also pens the blog, After School Daze: Life After Undergrad, where she delves into the day-to-day issues and concerns of recent graduates trying to adapt to life off campus. Prior to Black Enterprise, the Bronx, N.Y. native contributed to Latina, Latina.com, Honeymag.com, Syracuse Record and The Post-Standard. When she's not writing articles, the self-proclaimed travelista is on the prowl for her next excursion.   Martinez holds a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.


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