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The Equifax Breach and You

Sep 26, 2017 - Articles by

On September 7, 2017, credit-reporting agency Equifax announced that it experienced a data breach earlier in the summer.  The attack impacted the sensitive and personal information of around 143 million people.  The attack occurred due to software vulnerability in a web application framework that Equifax used – Apache Struts.  Although […]

Protecting Your Company from Ransomware

May 15, 2017 - Articles by

A ransomware attack occurs when a malicious program finds its way into a computer system and prevents a company from accessing its files until the perpetrator receives ransom payment.  Even if the ransom is paid, however, there is no guarantee that the target company will regain access to its data.  […]

Lien Stripping

Jun 2, 2015 - Articles by

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not allow Chapter 7 debtors to rid themselves of junior liens on home loans that are under water. This decision should benefit commercial lenders as debtors may not void a junior mortgage lien when the debt owed on […]