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Digital Identity: The Reality of Online Privacy

“Do you want to log in with your Facebook account?” This ever-present question looms around every corner and on almost every platform, offering a convenient way to log into various services with ...
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Companies Can Build Accurate User Profiles from Online History, Mozilla Research Finds

Companies Can Build Accurate User Profiles from Online History, Mozilla Research Finds

Users are sometimes tracked online despite no-track options Online profiles are accurate most of the time Large companies can build online profiles with little available data Advertisers can quickly identify users from ...
Almost 235 Million YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Profiles Exposed Online by Unsecured Database

Almost 235 Million YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Profiles Exposed Online by Unsecured Database

A security researcher has found a database with almost 235 social media profiles scraped from the Internet, likely belonging to Social Data. Public user data is precious, and many companies want to ...
CISA Warns of Phishing Campaign Used to Deploy KONNI Malware

CISA Warns of Phishing Campaign Used to Deploy KONNI Malware

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) advised users to be wary of an email attachment containing a malicious Microsoft Word document that’s used to deploy KONNI malware. Phishing is one of ...
74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

New research conducted by the Ponemon Institute reveals a substantial lack of empowerment felt by consumers when it comes to their data privacy. There is also a gap between the data protection ...
Cybercriminals Take Over Famous Twitter Accounts, Start Bitcoin Scam

Cybercriminals Take Over Famous Twitter Accounts, Start Bitcoin Scam

Several high-profile Twitter accounts, including those belonging to Apple, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, started to tweet in support of a Bitcoin scam, promising to double the money that people would send ...
Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Security researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan found numerous security issues and vulnerabilities within Democracy Live’s OmniBallot platform. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing more states ...
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The Linux Foundation Takes on Digital Trust With ToIP Foundation

The Linux Foundation announced it will host the Trust over IP (ToIP) Foundation, an independent project to enable trustworthy exchange and verification of data between any two parties on the internet in ...
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A Single Phishing Email Can Cost a Small Business $100K – Here’s How to Protect Your Office Against Fraud

A Single Phishing Email Can Cost a Small Business $100K – Here’s How to Protect Your Office Against Fraud

Phishing and business-email-compromise (BEC) schemes are on the rise, causing losses in the $50,000 to $100,000 range to small businesses across the United States. More than a third of organizations said they ...
New Research Shows 20% Spike in Fraud as Digital Behavior Shifts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New Research Shows 20% Spike in Fraud as Digital Behavior Shifts Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New data showing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on online fraud in the first quarter of 2020 shows that 26.5% of all transactions were fraud and abuse attempts, which is a ...