Adult Sites Lack Privacy, Open the Door for Harassment and Tracking

Adult Sites Lack Privacy, Open the Door for Harassment and Tracking

Third-party tracking is rampant on sites like Pornhub, with users’ sexual preferences in full view. An analysis of 22,500 porn sites found that third-party tracking…

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said…

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'Silence' hackers hit banks in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Kyrgyzstan

‘Silence’ hackers hit banks in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Kyrgyzstan

A group of hackers specialized in attacking banks has hit again, and this time they’ve breached four targets in Asia, respectively in Bangladesh, India, Sri…

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Hacktivist Attacks Dropped By 95% Since 2015

Hacktivist Attacks Dropped By 95% Since 2015

Threat intelligence analysts have long said that hacktivism was dead but new data published by IBM X-Force today confirms the complete collapse of hacktivism scene,…

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Stolen NSA Hacking Tools Were Used In The Wild 14 Months Before Shadow Brokers Leak

Stolen NSA Hacking Tools Were Used In The Wild 14 Months Before Shadow Brokers Leak

One of the most significant events in computer security happened in April 2017, when a still-unidentified group calling itself the Shadow Brokers published a trove…

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These are the most commonly hacked passwords - is one of them yours?

These are the most commonly hacked passwords – is one of them yours?

Hundreds of millions of internet users continue to put themselves at risk of having their accounts hacked by using incredibly simple and commonly used passwords…

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Microsoft discloses security breach that impacted some Outlook accounts

Microsoft discloses security breach that impacted some Outlook accounts

On Friday, Microsoft sent out notification emails to some users informing Outlook account owners of a breach the company suffered and which might have also…

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The Risk of “Credential Stuffing” to the Smart Home

The Risk of “Credential Stuffing” to the Smart Home

As technology advances and the costs of connecting electronic components to the internet decreases, the cost of having a connected “smart home” also decreases. Sensors…

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Half Of Industrial Control System Networks Have Faced Cyber Attacks, Say Security Researchers

Half Of Industrial Control System Networks Have Faced Cyber Attacks, Say Security Researchers

Industrial control systems in manufacturing, energy, chemical and other environments are coming under an increasing number of cyber attacks, as hacking groups of all kinds…

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