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Magecart have gotten smarter with their global card-skimming tactic
In the wake of Ticketmaster UK’s website hacking by the infamous Magecart threat group just weeks ago, researchers have discovered how they managed to pull this no-easy-feat off: by hacking their third-party suppliers first. Magecart have already attacked over 800 e-commerce sites to date, and a huge of them can be credited to their employment...
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social media accounts
A popular trend in the mobile app market that recently suffered a data breach is involving fitness apps. Nike Plus, Strava, adidas miCoach and a slew of other apps have been developed to better track the fitness regiments of people globally. Polar, another popular fitness app, tried to up the ante by adding a feature...
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Credit Card info
The data gathered by con artists incorporates clients’ names, email addresses, card numbers, expiry dates, CVC numbers and that’s just the beginning. Clients have been encouraged to screen their credit card reports for any uncommon action. Another McAfee technical support trick has been found focusing on clients’ close to home and Mastercard data. This program...
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New Way to Crack WiFi Passwords Revealed
Hashcat Developers have just discovered a new method to obtain a network’s Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) or Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) password. The Lead Developer of Hashcat, Jen “Atom” Steube revealed that the new attack method was discovered by accident during an analysis of the recently launched WPA3 security standard. According to Steube –...
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Cloud Security Services
Cloud Security Services: How Secure Are They? The steady rise on popularity of cloud security services among businesses show no signs of slowing down, and it is only natural at this point to ask this relevant question: which one carries the heavier blame during a security breach? To answer, most cloud security breaches resulted from...
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Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions
Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions Netflix phishing scams have been around for years, but researchers warn the public of a newer scam that sends its victims to malicious Netflix-looking sites with TLS certificates. Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate, a successor to SSL, is an Internet protocol that enables privacy, integrity and protection of data...
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Tech Support Scams
It is undeniably normal and, in most cases, smart that we seek help from tech support for any hardware/software issues we come across with, but with how scammers evolved lately, it is not surprising even tech support scams are on a dramatic rise over the last couple of years. Based on the records released by...
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Trojan-like Chrome Extension Steals Bank Account Data
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...
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Russian Antivirus Software Kaspersky Lab officially banned by US
Russian antivirus software Kaspersky Lab has now been officially banned by the US Government. The recent hacking of classified National Security Agency (NSA) materials was attributed to the Kaspersky Lab Antivirus system, leading to the ban. The software has been associated with the Russian Secret Service and claimed to be spyware. The ban will be...
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Net Neutrality Contributes Secured Internet
What is Net Neutrality? From the word itself which is neutrality; unbiased and an open freedom for all. This way people governed under the famous Net Neutrality act gets to enjoy the liberty of surfing the internet, view contents and post anything not libelous nor derogatory would have nothing to fear. It prohibits internet service...
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