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A Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Information of 30,000 Department of Defense Personnel screenshot

A Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Information of 30,000 Department of Defense Personnel

The Pentagon is one of the world's most important buildings, and the US Defense Department has done a lot to ensure that you can't just walk through the front door and roam around freely. In fact, simply getting in is...

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October 18, 2018
The Latest Tumblr Bug Is a Reminder of How Important It Is to Have Strong Passwords screenshot

The Latest Tumblr Bug Is a Reminder of How Important It Is to Have Strong Passwords

Although it rarely attracts as much media attention as Facebook or Twitter, Tumblr has always been one of the world's major microblogging/social network platforms. It gives hundreds of millions of users the...

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October 18, 2018
You Must Teach Your Employees About These Cybersecurity Issues screenshot

You Must Teach Your Employees About These Cybersecurity Issues

Every employer will agree – the backbone of a successful business is a great group of employees. Whether you are managing a smaller group of professionals or multiple divisions across the country or even the world,...

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October 16, 2018
Privacy Breach Leaks Confidential Student Files to a Pupil's iPad screenshot

Privacy Breach Leaks Confidential Student Files to a Pupil's iPad

Imagine that you head an organization that makes a mistake and incidentally exposes personal details of quite a few innocent individuals. It is undoubtedly an unpleasant and embarrassing experience, but people can...

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October 12, 2018
It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Perfect Time to Take Full Control of Your Security screenshot

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Perfect Time to Take Full Control of Your Security

You know that you can no longer ignore cybersecurity when the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) make it a point to have an annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month...

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October 12, 2018
Google+ Is Shutting Down, but Your Virtual Security Could Still Be at Risk screenshot

Google+ Is Shutting Down, but Your Virtual Security Could Still Be at Risk

On Monday, Ben Smith, Google's Vice President of Engineering, announced that what has to be one of the biggest flops in the company's history is about to meet its maker. Google+, once touted as Google's way of...

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October 10, 2018
What Are the Differences Between Cyber Security and Information Security? screenshot

What Are the Differences Between Cyber Security and Information Security?

Any user who encounters information technologies every single day will have dealt with information and cyber security in one way or the other. It basically means that every one of us is exposed to these security...

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October 8, 2018
WhatsApp Accounts Can Be Hacked Using Voicemail. Change Your Password to Protect Yourself screenshot

WhatsApp Accounts Can Be Hacked Using Voicemail. Change Your Password to Protect Yourself

In the 1990's and the 2000's, voicemail, the technology that replaced the answering machine, was very popular. As with so many things from that period, it isn't anymore, and it's not difficult to see what contributed...

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October 5, 2018
Welcome to the Future! Passwords Are Stolen Using the Heat of Your Fingertips screenshot

Welcome to the Future! Passwords Are Stolen Using the Heat of Your Fingertips

Password problems affect thousands of users worldwide every day. Some users simply lose their passwords and thus can no longer log in to their accounts, whereas others cannot recall them when needed or, even worse,...

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October 4, 2018
Massive Facebook Data Breach: What You Need to Know and Do ASAP screenshot

Massive Facebook Data Breach: What You Need to Know and Do ASAP

On Friday, tens of millions of Facebook users tried to see what their friends had shared only to find out that they had been mysteriously logged out of their accounts. After logging back in, they learned what the...

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October 1, 2018
NewsNow Urges All Users to Change Passwords NOW After Data Breach screenshot

NewsNow Urges All Users to Change Passwords NOW After Data Breach

Without using any official channels to announce the news to the world, NewsNow, a British news aggregator agency, sent out email notifications to their users saying that changing some passwords might be in order. The...

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September 28, 2018
Are Weak Passwords to Blame for the Attack on Feedify? screenshot

Are Weak Passwords to Blame for the Attack on Feedify?

The Magecart cybercrime gang appeared in 2015, and at first, it didn't seem like the most sophisticated group of hackers to have ever walked the Earth. Their specialty is infecting e-commerce websites with malware and...

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September 21, 2018
There's a File in Windows That Might Store Your Sensitive Passwords. What to Do About It? screenshot

There's a File in Windows That Might Store Your Sensitive Passwords. What to Do About It?

Most of you probably remember the arrival of Windows 8 and the numerous discussions spurred by what many agreed was a pretty poor interface overhaul. Quite a few might have forgotten about the reasons behind the new...

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September 20, 2018
British Airways Customers Are Advised to Change Passwords in the Face of Data Breach screenshot

British Airways Customers Are Advised to Change Passwords in the Face of Data Breach

Data breaches are on the rise and affect thousands of customers. A study conducted by Radware proved once again that the problem is serious: 45% of companies surveyed experienced a data breach in the last year. At...

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September 19, 2018
Veeam Didn't Use a Password, and Now Millions of Email Addresses Are Leaked screenshot

Veeam Didn't Use a Password, and Now Millions of Email Addresses Are Leaked

All organizations, from your bank to the hot dog stand near your office, need to handle their customers' data with care, and we've come to expect that some will do it better than others. We know that usually, the...

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September 14, 2018
Vodafone Blames Successful Hacking Attack on Customers Who Use Weak Passwords screenshot

Vodafone Blames Successful Hacking Attack on Customers Who Use Weak Passwords

Failure to set up strong passwords has yet again been proven to affect users in an extremely negative way, and this time these are the Vodafone customers. According to idnes.cz, two hackers (Petr Bužo and Nikola...

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September 11, 2018
20,000 Air Canada Customers Learn That Their Passport Numbers Were Leaked. Change Your Password ASAP! screenshot

20,000 Air Canada Customers Learn That Their Passport Numbers Were Leaked. Change Your Password ASAP!

Flying is, without a doubt, one of the best ways to travel. Airline ticket prices are relatively low, it is the fastest way to reach the desired location, it is the only way to get to some places, and, finally, it is...

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September 11, 2018
At Least 145 Google Play Apps Could Install Keyloggers to Steal Passwords screenshot

At Least 145 Google Play Apps Could Install Keyloggers to Steal Passwords

Sometimes a malicious program could hide in plain sight for a very long time before it gets taken care of. Having that in mind, we would like to talk about how Google had to remove 145 apps from Google Play because...

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September 6, 2018