10 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Phishing Attacks

We can’t overestimate the importance of education when it comes to improving our awareness of phishing and other digital security threats. That is why I discussed some tips to help users spot a phishing scam in a recent article. We also mention some of the best anti phishing solutions. Knowing…

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Hackers Stole 65 Million Tumblr Email Addresses and Passwords

Hackers made off with the email addresses and passwords belonging to 65 million users of the microblogging platform and social networking website Tumblr. Earlier in May, Tumblr revealed it had just discovered a data breach that occurred back in 2013. Per a statement released by Yahoo, which now owns the social media…

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Opera Becomes First Major Web Browser to Offer Free, Built-in VPN

Opera has become the first major browser vendor to incorporate a free, built-in virtual private network (VPN) into its desktop browser. Krystian Kolondra, SVP of Engineering and Head of Opera for computers, provides more information in a blog post. “We are the first major browser maker to integrate an unlimited and…

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Spikes in Spam Email JavaScript Attachments Leading to Locky Ransomware

Over the past month, researchers have spotted high volumes of spam email JavaScript attachments that, if opened by a user, leads to the download of Locky ransomware. Rodel Mendrez, a security researcher at Trustwave, explains in a blog post that he has observed “extraordinary huge volumes of JavaScript attachments” in punctuated bursts…

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Hacker to Be Punished for Targeted Attack Against Moonpig

A judge is scheduled to sentence a hacker for a targeted attack back in July of 2015 that forced Moonpig to suspend its website on three continents. The Whitehaven News reports that Anthony Luke Fulton, 22, of Mill Hill, Cleator Moor, recently appeared before Judge Barbara Forrester after having pleaded guilty to…

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