Hackers Are After Your Personal Data – Here’s How to Stop Them

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:05:36 +0000

Our lives are increasingly digital. We shop, socialize, communicate, watch TV and play games — all from the comfort of our desktop, laptop, or mobile device. But to access most of these services we need to hand over some of our personal data. Whether it’s just our name and email address or more sensitive information…

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Trolls abuse Twitter Lists to collate their targets

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:09:39 +0000

Twitter, like any social network, is faced with the challenge of addressing cyberbullying. And trolls have been abusing the platform’s Lists feature to home in on targets. But have no fear: There are ways to protect users from social attacks, and Twitter is moving to make itself a safer place.

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Beware! The padlock icon and HTTPS are no more indicators of safe website

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:06:40 +0000

The evolving cyber threat landscape has taken a new leap. The recent past shows a startling rise in the number of incidences of phishing attacks, where visitors have been lured into clicking fraudulent links, under the cover of security marks like padlock icon and ‘HTTPS’. Considering the rising number of…

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This Week in Security News: Spam Campaigns and Cryptocurrency Miners

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:25:23 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about advanced targeted attack tools being used to distribute cryptocurrency miners as well as a spam campaign targeting European users. Read on: Advanced Targeted Attack Tools…

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