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Yahoo’s New Privacy Policy Leaves No Doubt: Privacy is Dead

If you thought that Facebook was abusing your privacy by using your personal information for its own financial benefit, just wait to you hear what Yahoo now plans to do. To understand the full extent of this policy, it is … Continue reading

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The Impending DDoS Attack on the Financial Sector

Last October, a new kind of botnet was discovered. It was named, IoTroop. The name implies that it was composed of ‘things’ connected to the internet (IoT), such as routers and web cameras. The novel characteristic of this botnet was … Continue reading

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The Malware That Targets Android Phones on Corporate Networks

No one has ever solved the BYOD dilemma. If you don’t yet know, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. It refers to a policy which allows employees to use their own smartphones, or other devices, to connect to a … Continue reading

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How Facebook Helps Nearly Every Democratic Candidate

I don’t know anyone working in cybersecurity who was surprised to learn that Facebook allowed access to its user database. I wrote a post on this over a year ago and, at that time, no one much cared. Suddenly, people … Continue reading

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The Most Profitable Scam on the Internet: The Upgraded Romance Scam

They met on Facebook and, instantly, she knew that Charlie was the love of her life. They shared so many things. They were both religious and would often pray together during their online encounters. They both could not wait until … Continue reading

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Here’s What Hackers will Pay for Your Personal Information on the Deep Web

Hackers are common thieves. They will either steal your money or your personal data, and, most of the time, if they get your personal data, they will monetize it in one way or another. Some hackers will try to trick … Continue reading

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Many Apple/iOS Users Falling Victim to Dangerous Phishing Scams

I remember when my Apple-fanatic friends would laugh every time I fought off some new malware trying to invade my Windows operating system. Those were the days when Apple devices were relatively malware free and relatively unknown. But how things … Continue reading

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