Marriott Reveals Data Breach That Could Have Impacted 5.2 Million Customers

Marriott International on Tuesday announced a data breach incident that could have put the data of up to 5.2 million guests at risk. The company believed that the hack began in January this year. To notify some of its customers, Marriott sent an email containing a notice that explains about the scope of the issue. It also established a dedicated website and call centre resources to help impacted users. This is notably the second time in nearly the last 16 months when Marriott customers have faced a hack as the company previously reported an incident affecting up to 500 million

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Best weather apps of 2020

Weather apps provide one of the most basic but important tasks, giving you a forecast to plan your day and week. Depending on which one you choose to download, you may also get added information like monthly forecasts, precipitation totals and humidity levels. 

However, any third-party weather app — as in, those that don’t come built-in to your phone — poses a risk, since they operate using location data, and sometimes ask for permissions they don’t actually need. A number of weather apps, including those from AccuWeather, The Weather Channel and WeatherBug, have come under fire or faced lawsuits for

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6 Zoom tips to improve your video conferences while telecommuting

These Zoom tutorials can help employees working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic have more productive video conferences.

With millions of people telecommuting from home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, meetings that were previously held in person have now been moved online–and lots of workers are now using Zoom, in particular. Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced user of Zoom, these how-to tutorials will help you optimize your virtual meetings.

Working from home doesn’t mean you can’t meet with coworkers. Zoom is one of the ways you can stay in touch while apart. If you’re

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53 resume tips in these free career guides

Read resume do’s and don’ts in these free downloads to make sure a hiring manager’s first impression is that you’re perfect for the job.

When you think about preparing for a new job, it’s easy to get caught up in interview prep. What to wear, how to comb your hair, the proper handshake, being sure to sit upright–all of these things go into creating a great first impression. Your first impression to an employer doesn’t come in the form of the interview, though: It comes from your resume. That resume has to do a lot of work, especially considering it’s

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New Study Gives a Clue About How Long Coronavirus Can Live on a Smartphone

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see

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SIM swap fraud: What it is, why you should care and how to prevent it

SIM swapping is a serious trend you should know about. 


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Scams related to the coronavirus pandemic are on the rise. Phone calls and text messages claim to offer a cure or test kits, but what the scammers are really after is your personal information. With that information, hackers and scammers can do all sorts of things, like take control of your phone number and then access your online accounts. 

In January, a published study revealed how incredibly easy it to do, potentially leading to thousands of dollars in fraud — that’s your money on the line. The practice

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