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Get Safe Online: Watch out for banking scammers

Get Safe Online has issued a warning to consumers to be aware of banking scammers, as cybercriminals are finding more sophisticated ways to access their account details.

26,500 National Lottery accounts accessed by cybercriminals

National lottery operator Camelot tells players to change their passwords after thousands of accounts have been accessed by cybercriminals.

Organizations ‘not doing enough’ to prevent data breaches

Organizations need to do more to prevent themselves from experiencing data breaches, as many people are of the opinion that not enough is currently being done.

Get Safe Online warns of Amazon email scam

Amazon customers are the latest victims of an email scam, warns Get Safe Online.

Siemens-branded CCTV webcams require urgent firmware patch

Your business’s CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.

Michigan State University experiences data breach

Michigan State University has experienced a data breach, which it said took place on November 13th.

Three mobile network experiences data breach

UK mobile company Three has fallen victim to a major data breach, with up to six million customers reported to have been affected.

WhatsApp to offer encrypted video calling

WhatsApp is to add encrypted video calling to its service on Monday, as it continues to bolsters security on the app.

Teenager admits to TalkTalk cyberattack

A teenager has admitted being behind last year’s TalkTalk cyberattack, explaining he compromised the company’s website to “show off” to his friends.

Adobe fined $1 million for 2013 data breach

The financial repercussions of a data breach have been highlighted by the $1 million fine handed out to Adobe Systems for a 2013 security incident.

ICO concerned about privacy protection on WhatsApp/Facebook

Concerns over unprotected customer data sharing on WhatsApp and Facebook results in UK Information Commissioner threatening to enforce action.

Google fixes Safe Browsing security loophole

Google has announced new measures that resolve a security loophole that allows certain websites to circumnavigate its Safe Browsing service.

Targeted online guessing ‘a major threat to online security’

Targeted online guessing represents a major threat to online security, according to new research.

Colossal DDoS attack in Liberia wipes majority of country offline

Liberia has been hit with a harmful DDoS attack yet, with most of its residents unable to get online. The Mirai botnet is the cause.

William Hill website hit with DDoS attack

UK-based bookmaker William Hill has been hit with a DDoS attack, preventing many of its customers from being able to access its main website.

Cyberattacks ‘no longer the stuff of spy thrillers’

Cyberattacks are “no longer the stuff of spy thrillers” – they are now a very serious threat to individuals, organizations and economies.

550,000 Australian Red Cross blood donor details leaked

The personal details of 550,000 Australian Red Cross blood donors have been leaked in an event being described as Australia’s largest ever security breach.

Facebook privacy settings hoax resurfaces again

A Facebook hoax that has been around since at least 2012 has resurfaced, claiming that private photographs and messages are going to be made public.

Consumers still failing to protect themselves against cybercrime

Consumers are failing to appropriately protect themselves against the threat of cybercrime, according to a new survey from Get Safe Online.

Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

A culture of cybersecurity is essential in today’s organizations to help ensure that they are able to successfully fend off cyberattacks.

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