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Hiring Private Hackers Is a New Trend That Instagram Influencers Are Starting screenshot

Hiring Private Hackers Is a New Trend That Instagram Influencers Are Starting

For most of us, social media is a clever way of staying in touch with friends and relatives, seeing what everyone else is up to, and, last but by no means least, sharing videos of sneezing cats. For some people,...

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January 22, 2019
If You Have Used This WordPress Plugin, You Must Change Your Twitter Password ASAP! screenshot

If You Have Used This WordPress Plugin, You Must Change Your Twitter Password ASAP!

Software applications, websites, and online platforms should be living, breathing things. If they are to survive, they need to be updated and adapted to the different things the internet throws at them every day....

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January 18, 2019
Security Researchers Discover a Data Dump That Exposed 21M Passwords and 773M Email Addresses screenshot

Security Researchers Discover a Data Dump That Exposed 21M Passwords and 773M Email Addresses

Troy Hunt is an Australian security specialist who runs Have I Been Pwned – the largest, most comprehensive data breach notification service currently in existence. His job is, among other things, to collect emails...

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January 17, 2019
Are Netflix Password-Sharing Days Over? screenshot

Are Netflix Password-Sharing Days Over?

Most people would feel a bit apprehensive about sharing their Facebook password, even with their friends and family. They would certainly think twice before giving their online banking credentials as well. When it...

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January 16, 2019
Unprotected Database Leaks the Résumés of 200 Million People in China screenshot

Unprotected Database Leaks the Résumés of 200 Million People in China

Security experts can't stop urging users to start taking their online safety more seriously. For people, however, sticking to all that advice is too much hard work, and they continue the same old poor practices. This...

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January 15, 2019
Did You Get Locked out of Reddit? You Can Now Reset Your Password screenshot

Did You Get Locked out of Reddit? You Can Now Reset Your Password

If you run an online platform that has hundreds of millions of users, you can never sit back and relax. You need to be on alert constantly, and you need to act quickly if you see something you don't like. Then, when...

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January 11, 2019
Hackers Use Facebook to Target Non-Profit Organizations screenshot

Hackers Use Facebook to Target Non-Profit Organizations

If you have dedicated your time and personal resources to run a non-profit organization, the last thing you want is for someone with malicious intentions to taint your reputation and ruin your hard work. If you have...

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January 11, 2019
Schemers Found a New Way to Blackmail Facebook Users, and It Is Shocking screenshot

Schemers Found a New Way to Blackmail Facebook Users, and It Is Shocking

It looks like Facebook users are always on the hackers’ radar as there is no end to the scams targeted at them. From suspicious emails claiming there is something wrong with the account to sextortion scams,...

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January 11, 2019
Police Raid 26 Call Centers in India and Arrest Tech-Support Scammers screenshot

Police Raid 26 Call Centers in India and Arrest Tech-Support Scammers

It is fascinating what people are ready to do for money. And we're talking about the illegal activities here. In the light of the recent 63 arrests made by Indian police, today we would like to talk about tech-support...

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January 10, 2019
Beware of A New Apple Tech Support Scam screenshot

Beware of A New Apple Tech Support Scam

You can always get a good laugh out of scammers who are trying and failing spectacularly to trick cybersecurity specialists. Unfortunately, when you stop and think about how many other, less savvy users fall for the...

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January 10, 2019
What Does it Mean that Tools for Automated Phishing Attacks Have Emerged screenshot

What Does it Mean that Tools for Automated Phishing Attacks Have Emerged

Phishing has always been considered one of the simplest types of cybercrime. In recent years, phishing toolkits and templates have made the task of tricking victims into giving away their usernames and passwords even...

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January 9, 2019
Even the Leaders of the Free World Cannot Seem to Evade Hackers screenshot

Even the Leaders of the Free World Cannot Seem to Evade Hackers

A cyberattack can have serious effects on a single person. It can have severe consequences for thousands, sometimes millions of people as well. Unfortunately, it can also affect countries and even the whole civilized...

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January 7, 2019
A Data Breach Hits Marriott: Customers Must Change Passwords NOW screenshot

A Data Breach Hits Marriott: Customers Must Change Passwords NOW

Data breaches seem to have been all the rage recently. Such business giants as Amazon, Yahoo, Ticketmaster, Equifax, and others have all reported data breaches this year. And now we have the newest victim on the line:...

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December 27, 2018
Malicious Apps Were Found to Scan Fingerprints Illegally screenshot

Malicious Apps Were Found to Scan Fingerprints Illegally

IoT developers keep finding new ways for users to authenticate themselves while using their devices and virtual services. This comes out of necessity because cyber attackers keep finding new ways to exploit the...

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December 27, 2018
ShareFile Responds to Password-Guessing Attacks by Forcing Users to Reset Passwords screenshot

ShareFile Responds to Password-Guessing Attacks by Forcing Users to Reset Passwords

Users' credentials remain one of the most desirable assets, so it is not a surprise that password hacks are still common these days. In fact, these attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated. No doubt...

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December 27, 2018
Hackers Surprise and Spy on a Man via Hacked Security Camera screenshot

Hackers Surprise and Spy on a Man via Hacked Security Camera

It is already old news – no device is immune to cyberattacks, be it a smartphone, a personal computer (PC), a security camera, or an Internet-connected IoT (Internet of Things) device. Security specialists talk more...

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December 20, 2018
Passwords of 100 Million Quora Users Are Exposed During a Data Breach screenshot

Passwords of 100 Million Quora Users Are Exposed During a Data Breach

Quora.com is a popular question-and-answer website where users gather to share their knowledge or gain information and advice from more experienced members. Sadly, the site was unable to avoid a data breach as the...

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December 20, 2018
Hackers Have Brute-Forced Admin Usernames and Passwords of 20,000 WordPress Sites screenshot

Hackers Have Brute-Forced Admin Usernames and Passwords of 20,000 WordPress Sites

When security researchers say that adding '123' to the end of a weak password isn't doing a whole lot to improve its security, many people tend to think that the paranoia levels are running too high. Users reckon that...

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December 13, 2018