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How to secure your social media accounts

Social media platforms are increasingly being targeted, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg found out earlier this month. Here, we look at how to keep your accounts secure.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas experiences data breach

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has experienced a data breach. Its investigation found unauthorized access to its payment card environment.

Stay cyber safe on the road: 10 tips for this summer season

If you are traveling this summer and taking your gadgets with you, this guide will ensure that you keep cyber safe when on the road.

Digital patch kit: How to protect yourself from data leaks

Knowing where your weak spots are as organization is important, as is ensuring that you actively do everything you can to stay secure from data leaks.

Please stop spreading the Facebook privacy notice hoax

A widespread hoax is being circulated between Facebook users, in the mistaken belief that posting the message will will give them more control over their privacy.

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai’s online accounts hijacked

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai is the latest public figure to have his online accounts hijacked by OurMine.

Malicious scripts in compromised websites and how to protect yourself

Some of the most dangerous vectors used by cybercriminals are those that involve scripts, since they are difficult for users to detect, says Josep Albors.

Cash machines turn 49 today: Are ATMs really that secure?

Forty-nine years after the first ATM was installed in London, we ask how secure our cash machines are today?

The security review: The 5 most common reasons for corporate data loss

Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes an in-depth discussion of the most common reasons for corporate data loss.

Cyberattacks should be included in international humanitarian law

The seriousness of cyberattacks is such that it should be included in international humanitarian law, a new report from the Global Commission on Internet Governance has said.

Google makes two-step verification easier

Google has just introduced a new feature for users to make its two-step verification (2SV) process easier.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg ‘tapes over webcam’

A Facebook post from Mark Zuckerberg ‘reveals’ that he is serious about security, as it seems to show that his webcam is covered up with tape.

Acer experiences major data breach

Acer has experienced a major data breach, with up to 34,500 of its customers thought to be affected. It has already submitted a “breach notification sample” to the Office of the Attorney General in California.

The 5 most common reasons for corporate data loss

ESET’s Josep Albors takes a look at the main reasons for corporate data loss, which include undetected drives and devices being dropped from height.

UK MPs call for tougher sanctions against cybercriminals

Individuals convicted of unlawfully obtaining or selling personal data should serve up to two years in prison, according to a new report from the UK’s culture, media and sports committee.

Scammers claim there is a virus in Apple’s iTunes database

Scammers are once again targeting Apple customers in their attempt to hijack accounts and steal payment information.

The security review: Nemucod, cyberbullying and Windows 10 one year on

Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes detail on the evolution of Nemucod and thoughts on Windows 10 one year on from its launch.

T-Mobile Czech Republic ‘suffers data leak’

T-Mobile Czech Republic has experienced a data leak, affecting 1.5 million of its customers, it has been claimed by local media.

Nato: Cyberspace is an operational domain of warfare

Nato has acknowledged that cyberspace is now an operational domain of warfare, along with air, sea and land.

Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? These are the red flags

As June 17th is Stop Cyberbullying Day, we have prepared a list of indicators that can help parents recognize whether their offspring is being cyberbullied.

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