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FNB Decided to Disable Autofill for Passwords, but Then Immediately Changed Its Mind screenshot

FNB Decided to Disable Autofill for Passwords, but Then Immediately Changed Its Mind

Picking the bank that will take care of our personal finances is not a choice we make lightly. After all, we often give this organization our life savings, and we want to make sure that they are in safe hands. It's...

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August 22, 2019
WhatsApp Spyware Update: It Can Now Steal Your Data from Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Apple screenshot

WhatsApp Spyware Update: It Can Now Steal Your Data from Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Apple

Our mobile phones and computers store lots of personal and sensitive information, and it is not a secret that nowadays cybercriminals are incredibly interested in stealing such data. Thus, the need to secure data...

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August 22, 2019
Surprise, Surprise: In Addition to an Unreliable Service, MoviePass Also Offers Poor Security for Its Customers' Data screenshot

Surprise, Surprise: In Addition to an Unreliable Service, MoviePass Also Offers Poor Security for Its Customers' Data

MoviePass could very well act as proof that not every good idea leads to success. The company was founded about eight years ago, and its business plan is based on what sounds like a brilliant concept. Subscribers pay...

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August 21, 2019
Equifax Is Finally Paying for the Massive Data Breach, and You Can Claim Your Share Too screenshot

Equifax Is Finally Paying for the Massive Data Breach, and You Can Claim Your Share Too

Do you remember the massive Equifax data breach that shook the cybersecurity world back in 2017? There’s a follow-up story to this incident, now that Equifax seemingly is paying back its customers who were affected by...

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August 21, 2019
The Oyster Site Was Shut down Due to Password Recycling screenshot

The Oyster Site Was Shut down Due to Password Recycling

So you wanted to get an Oyster card, top it up, or buy a season ticket, but when you tried to do so via the official website, you were not able to do it. Although the services are fully restored now, just a few days...

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August 21, 2019
Beware of an Amazon Phishing Scam That Attempts to Steal Login Credentials screenshot

Beware of an Amazon Phishing Scam That Attempts to Steal Login Credentials

Cybersecurity has taken major steps in recent months, with the systematic disassembly of multiple hacker collectives, take-downs of botnets and the development of anti-malware solutions that are currently stronger...

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August 20, 2019
Warning! Password-stealing Malware Attacks are Still on the Rise in 2019 screenshot

Warning! Password-stealing Malware Attacks are Still on the Rise in 2019

Things are heating up again in the IT security sector. 2018 saw some notable changes done in that sector, with a few botnets neutralized, quite a few threats studied and countered by experts and quite a few hacker...

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August 16, 2019
A Breach at the Bio Star 2 Security Platform Exposed Millions of Fingerprint Records, Passwords, and Facial Recognition Data screenshot

A Breach at the Bio Star 2 Security Platform Exposed Millions of Fingerprint Records, Passwords, and Facial Recognition Data

Biometrics is now used for securing both physical and digital assets, and there is a very good reason for this. Authenticating users with the help of fingerprint readers or facial recognition systems is not only...

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August 15, 2019
Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, and Vodafone Deutschland Drop Passwords. What Does That Mean? screenshot

Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, and Vodafone Deutschland Drop Passwords. What Does That Mean?

The more the time goes by, the smaller the number of people willing to say that the traditional authentication mechanism that involves a username and a password is robust enough to protect our data in the twenty-first...

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August 14, 2019
Air New Zealand Falls Victim to a Phishing Attack screenshot

Air New Zealand Falls Victim to a Phishing Attack

How difficult is it to steal data from an airline company that has more than 10 thousand employees, carries close to 16 million passengers every year, and operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft? As it turns out, it...

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August 13, 2019
A Security Vulnerability in Steam's Windows Client Puts Gamers at Risk screenshot

A Security Vulnerability in Steam's Windows Client Puts Gamers at Risk

Many people who aren't entirely aware of how software works would be ready to start pulling their hair out if they hear that a major online gaming platform with millions of users suffers from a severe security...

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August 12, 2019
Thousands of Patients' Data Has Been Breached Thanks to Misconfigured Amazon S3 Buckets screenshot

Thousands of Patients' Data Has Been Breached Thanks to Misconfigured Amazon S3 Buckets

Unfortunately, incidents where large and small companies leave vast amounts of personal data exposed to the internet because of poorly configured databases and servers are an everyday occurrence. Last month, for...

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August 9, 2019
23 Million Accounts Have Been Compromised in a CafePress Data Breach screenshot

23 Million Accounts Have Been Compromised in a CafePress Data Breach

CafePress is an online retailer that sells everything from stationery, through bedding, to hoodies with all sorts of exciting designs. It's been in the business for close to twenty years now, but at the moment it's in...

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August 6, 2019
A Mysterious Data Breach Exposed over 1 Million Payment Cards in South Korea in Just Two Months screenshot

A Mysterious Data Breach Exposed over 1 Million Payment Cards in South Korea in Just Two Months

Stolen personal data gets bought and sold on the dark web every single day. Monitoring these illegal markets and the trends that emerge on them is high on security companies' priority lists. This way, they can see...

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August 5, 2019
Dangerous Malware Came Pre-Installed on Android Phones, and No One Did Anything for Years screenshot

Dangerous Malware Came Pre-Installed on Android Phones, and No One Did Anything for Years

When you purchase a new smartphone, it always comes with plenty of apps pre-installed. These are meant to make your experience easy and fun from the get-go. Depending on the phone and the operating system running on...

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July 31, 2019
Capital One Was Hit by a Massive Data Breach - Here's What You Need to Know screenshot

Capital One Was Hit by a Massive Data Breach - Here's What You Need to Know

If you've applied for a credit card at Capital One between 2005 and 2019, you are very likely to be affected by the data breach the US bank announced yesterday. Capital One admitted that a hacker has accessed copious...

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July 30, 2019
Private Data of 13,000 National Australia Bank Customers Was Exposed, but Passwords Were Spared screenshot

Private Data of 13,000 National Australia Bank Customers Was Exposed, but Passwords Were Spared

We keep saying that money isn't everything, but at the same time, there's little point in denying the fact that without money, our lives will be difficult. What's more, most of us work long and hard to earn our money,...

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July 30, 2019
What Does Nation-Sponsored Hacking Entail and Should You Be Worried About It? screenshot

What Does Nation-Sponsored Hacking Entail and Should You Be Worried About It?

In theory, probably everyone can imagine what a hacking process looks like. We might not know all the details, but we know that it is a malicious deed that can render the victims penniless and file-less. Worse, cyber...

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July 30, 2019