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Google Release Figures Revealing How Gmail Accounts Get Hacked

  Google release figures showing the method by which Gmail accounts get compromised. With hacking seemingly on the increase, internet security is becoming more relevant. ...

November 11, 2017 at 1:28 pm by
Lithuanian Conman Allegedly Tricked Google and Facebook Into Giving Him $100M

Lithuanian Man Allegedly Tricked Google and Facebook Into Giving Him $100M

Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48 of Lithuania was recently charged with wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft for impersonating Quanta Computer—A Taiwanese ...

April 29, 2017 at 3:18 pm by
Another Hacker Responsible for the Fappening Sentenced to 9-Months in Prison

Another Hacker Responsible for “The Fappening” Sentenced to 9-Months in Prison

After pleading to felony computer hacking charges last year, 29-year old Edward Majerczyk of Illinois was sentenced to nine-months in federal prison on Tuesday for his role in ...

January 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Data Breach Exposes Nearly 800,000 Kiddicare Account Details

When it comes to data leaks there have been two big ones in recent years that have caught people’s eyes. First came TalkTalk and the data breach that some accuse them of ...

May 10, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

LinkedIn Now Considered as Front Door For Phishing Attacks

A recent web seminar by Computing revealed that LinkedIn now is being considered a front door access for potential phishing attacks in order to encourage careless users to ...

March 21, 2016 at 4:15 pm by

Seagate Sends Employees’ Payroll Information After Phishing Scam

Seagate is known for many things, but most of all they are known for their hard drives. I would recommend you look elsewhere if you are looking for something a little more ...

March 7, 2016 at 8:22 pm by

eBay Vulnerability Exposes Users to Data Theft and Phishing Attacks

The eBay site is used by millions of people and as a result, has a level of trust with its users buying and selling countless items each day. Imagine then, how lucrative a ...

February 3, 2016 at 9:15 pm by

Gmail to Warn Users About Unencrypted Emails

In recent years, Google has been working hard to improve privacy and security on their services, with the majority of emails sent and received on Gmail now being encrypted. ...

November 14, 2015 at 9:12 pm by

Hackers Using New Phishing Technique to Exploit Router Flaws

There have been a number of unusual hacking techniques employed in Brazil recently. A group of hackers have used a “novel approach” to pull off a pharming attack ...

February 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Minecraft Players Hit by Phishing Scam

Over one thousand Minecraft players have been hit by a phishing scam, Mojang has revealed. Mojang reset 1,800 user passwords after log-in details were posted online. All ...

January 23, 2015 at 6:28 am by

5 Million Gmail Passwords and Usernames Leaked

First Apple had their iCloud fiasco, and now the business giant Google has seen 5 million of its users have their usernames and passwords published online. The evidence of ...

September 11, 2014 at 9:35 am by

JPMorgan Customers Target in Huge Phishing Campaign

JPMorgan, the No. 1 U.S. bank by assets, has confirmed that spammers have launched a phishing campaign targeting its customers. The spam-campaign is dubbed Smash and Grab and ...

August 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm by

Luis Suárez World Cup ‘Petition’ Phishing Scam Making The Rounds

A clever phishing website is using the popularity of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, compromising users with a website that mimics FIFA’s official website. Asking football fans to ...

July 10, 2014 at 5:35 am by

‘Copyright Infringement’ Notice With Trojan Software Hits 30,000 Users

Cybercriminals are targeting users with an email that looks like a copyright warning from popular music and movie studios, but instead has an attached Trojan designed to ...

July 9, 2014 at 6:10 am by

Irish Netflix Users Warned of Growing Phishing Security Issues

Netflix users in Ireland have been warned of a phishing scam that asks users to update their payment information or their accounts will be suspended.  There are around ...

June 15, 2014 at 7:22 pm by


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