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Phone Numbers and Associated Profile Info of 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked Online

Published on: 8 Apr 2021

Fact: The personal information associated with over 533 million Facebook users was made public on a hacking forum this Saturday. User data appears to have been scraped in 2019 by malicious actors exploiting a vulnerability in the platform. Check...


Have You Backed Up Your Data Lately? Don’t Be an April’s Fool — Back Up Your Data on World Backup Day

Published on: 31 Mar 2021

As individuals become more digitally active than ever due to lockdown restrictions, the probability of data loss has increased. March 31 is World Backup Day, the day every netizen is reminded of the importance of backing up data. Why should you...


Online Tracking: Why Private Browsing Doesn’t Warrant Bulletproof Digital Privacy

Published on: 29 Mar 2021

Advances in technology have dramatically influenced our online experiences throughout the digital age. In a couple of clicks, we connect with others, shop and bank. Few would disagree that the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. Maintaining...


Celebrity Twitter hacker agrees to three-year prison sentence

Published on: 18 Mar 2021

A teenager who hacked into the Twitter accounts of the rich and famous in an attempt to trick millions of their followers into a cryptocurrency scam will spend three years in prison as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors. Graham Ivan Clark...


The Microsoft Exchange Server mega-hack – what you need to know

Published on: 10 Mar 2021

What's going on? In case you've missed the news - hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Exchange Server systems worldwide are thought to have been compromised by hackers, who exploited zero-day vulnerabilities to steal emails. Victims have included...


Scams 101: All you need to know to protect against online fraud and identity theft

Published on: 3 Mar 2021

Internet scams are everywhere, inflicting billions of dollars in reported losses from victims each year. Anyone can fall for online scams, as tactics are tailored to the interests of all age groups. Although email phishing and fraudulent websites are not a new threat to the digital community, the attack vectors deployed by scammers have become more diverse and sophisticated.


UK Daycare Webcam Service Shuts Down After 12,000 User Email Addresses Are Leaked Online

Published on: 25 Feb 2021

A threat actor dumped 12,000 email addresses of NuseryCam users online last Friday, prompting the service to suspend operations. NurseryCam is a remote webcam service used by around 40 daycare centers across the UK, allowing parents to watch and monitor their children’s activities.


Telegram Vulnerabilities Could Let Attackers Send Malicious Animated Stickers, Research Finds

Published on: 18 Feb 2021

A security researcher has discovered a series of vulnerabilities within Telegram that could let attackers send modified animated stickers, which could have...


Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Hit with Ransomware; Hackers Stole Data but Company Won’t Budge

Published on: 11 Feb 2021

CD Projekt Red, a game developer and publisher based in Poland, has announced that hackers used ransomware to compromise a few of its systems and stole some data in the process. The company says it won't comply with the demands. CD Projekt Red...


Cyberpunk 2077 Exploit Allows Malicious Actors to Gain Control of Gamers PCs

Published on: 4 Feb 2021

CD Projekt Red (CDPR), the developers of Cyberpunk 2077, is warning PC gamers against downloading mods and custom saves due to a vulnerability that may let threat actors deploy arbitrary code on their computers. PC gamers should avoid mods until...