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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 [...]
Fake emails claiming you have overpaid for your TV License ask for your bank details Another new Phishing scheme has begun as we begin to see fraudsters try and fake TV licensing emails. Fraudsters have tried their luck at fooling people into believing they have overpaid for their TV license, and ask them to follow [...]
Should businesses be held responsible for their data breaches? I'm not sure about you, but I'm beginning to get bored of hearing businesses have had data breaches. To be honest, it's becoming ordinary news that we hear every week. It's a new business every week, from TalkTalk to Sage and now Seagate, but let's not [...]