Never Miss Another Deal - Follow DansDeals on FacebookIt seems like a big company reports a data breach every other day. Last week I wrote about the Equifax data breach settlement. Capital One announced today that they experienced a breach that affected 100 million people in the US. 33 year old Paige Thompson has been arrested in connection with the breach. Capital One says that they believe it is unlikely that she disseminated the data or used it for fraud. No credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised Over 99 percent of Social Security numbers were not compromised. Compromised information included data that Capital One collects at the time it receives credit card applications: Names, addresses, zip codes/postal codes, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, and self-reported income. Credit scores, credit limits, balances, payment history, contact information Fragments of transaction data from a total of 23 days during 2016, 2017 and 2018 About … [Read more...] about Step Right Up: Capital One Is The Latest To Report A Data Breach
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Never Miss Another Deal - Follow DansDeals on FacebookCompanies just can’t seem to keep our data safe. As long as the penalties are nothing more than a slap on the wrist, that won’t change either. Doordash announced that users who joined on or before 4/5/18 have had their information stolen. The stolen information includes names, email addresses, delivery addresses, order history, phone numbers, as well as hashed passwords. Full credit card numbers were not part of the breach. The driver’s licenses of 100,000 delivery workers were also breached. Doordash doesn’t believe that the hackers can access the passwords, but they’re encouraging people to change their passwords. I first wrote about DoorDash before 4/5/18, so check when you signed up, change your password, and as always, stay vigilant about checking your credit cards and credit report for fraud. … [Read more...] about Step Right Up: Doordash Is The Latest To Report A Data Breach
There’s nothing quite like the smell of toast in the morning. Whether your particular poison is toast, crumpets or full-on bagels, having a good, high-quality toaster is second-to-none. To help you with your newfound desire to own the greatest toaster of them all, here are the best Black Friday 2017 toaster deals, all in one post. For the hardcore toast maker (£107 save 26%) – When two slices are laughable and four are simply inefficient, grab this industrious toaster from catering company Buffalo. It’ll heat up six of your finest slices simultaneously. Imagine what you could do with all that spare time spent not toasting. The possibilities are endless. The best value toaster (£24 save 30%) – Available in five colours and going fast at Currys, the Morphy Richards Accents 4-slice toaster has four extra-wide slots for comfort, defrosting, warming and variable browning. High lift eject prevents toast related injuries. The Golden God of … [Read more...] about Black Friday Toaster Deals 2017
Microsoft’s Xbox One has a plethora of accessories, gadgets and extras are all available to flesh out the gaming experience. This is, after all, the console that initially came with a Kinect in the box too. If you happen to be an Xbox One owner, you have a lot of options but which are the best accessories for Xbox One right now? Here’s our guide. This article will take a look at some of the absolute must-owns when it comes to hardware for Xbox One owners. If you like, we’ve also got a roundup of all the assorted Xbox One essentials, as well as a more specific look at the best Halo gifts, accessories and merchandise or even our favourite Gears of War gifts, t-shirts and merch available to fly your Xbox fandom free. The essential Xbox One accessories You might be an experienced Xbox owner, having owned each of the iterations since the very original model (the one we can’t call the Xbox One 1 anymore), or perhaps you jumped on board with the release … [Read more...] about The Best Accessories for Xbox One in 2017: Controllers, peripherals, and more
Never Miss Another Deal - Follow DansDeals on FacebookRelated post: Here’s How I Burned 2,446,000 Miles In 2016, How Did You Stack Up? Some guys are great at recording all of their trips and the value of each mile burned. I’m not that precise, but I went back several years, tracked down my flights taken, and posted them on DDF for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. In 2017 I burned through 1,375,570 miles and points. That’s 1.07 million less than I spent in 2016, though my 2016 numbers included the 1.06 million points that I spent to throw out the first pitch and get 2nd row seats to game 7 of the World Series. I also saved a boatload of miles when we had to cancel an August trip to Israel that I had booked 4 round-trip business saver awards on United’s Polaris 77W for 560,000 United miles along with 5 nights in the Waldorf Jerusalem and 3 nights in the Ritzaliya on points as well. In 2017 I flew some 52,306 miles in the air, about … [Read more...] about Here’s How I Burned 1,375,570 Miles In 2017, How Did You Stack Up?
With podcasts, streaming, and bedroom music studios becoming more and more commonplace these days, USB mics have become invaluable. Thankfully, there are some truly studio-quality USB-connected microphones out there. Here are our picks for the best USB microphones right now. Our top pick: Blue Yeti We’re starting the show with a showstopper here, for better or worse. The Yeti microphone from Blue has managed to establish itself as the industry gold-standard of USB microphones. Since it’s introduction only a handful of years ago, the Blue Yeti has climbed the ranks thanks to a huge amount of exposure on YouTube. This little microphone that could become the USB mic of choice for many YouTubers including, of course, PewDiePie and the rest, as they say, was history. But it’s not just a case of being in the right place at the right time for the Blue Yeti, the fact is that this is an absolutely stellar USB mic. If you put us on the spot right here, right now, which USB … [Read more...] about The Best USB Microphones in 2017