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A young woman from the US was tricked into giving out the password to her email account which led to her losing access other online accounts such as her Email, Facebook and iCloud. 6 weeks ago a young woman was asked by a distant ‘friend’ on Facebook Messenger to help her win an online modelling [...]
What do the new annual crime figures tell us? If you are a member of Cyber Wise you will know already that we aim to teach our users of the importance of cyber security, and acknowledge the truly devastating effects that cybercrime and fraud is causing throughout the country. This is the first time, however, [...]
Hackers have been using household smart devices to attack popular sites such as Twitter, Spotify and Reddit. For social media addicts like myself, you may be aware that Twitter, Spotify and Reddit were among a list of popular websites that were taken offline on Friday. Security analysts have found that all these sites use a [...]
Huge security improvements to Facebook Messenger and Spotify are apart of their latest updates This week both the popular messaging app Facebook Messenger and the music streaming app Spotify have released large updates that improve security. With cyber security becoming more of the norm in the media, especially after Yahoo's massive data breach, we expect [...]
Yahoo announced yesterday that over 500 million of their users had their account details stolen 2 years ago Yahoo, known for it's search engine, news and mail services, announced yesterday that 500 million account details had been stolen. The data stolen includes the usernames and passwords for email accounts, including postal addresses and dates of [...]