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Amazon Recommends Users Change Their Passwords

Who doesn’t have an Amazon account? If you do it may be worth changing your password as Amazon recommends users take the precaution after it discovered that some of their Amazon accounts could be found online.…

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Executives Feel Like Cyber-Security is Just an IT Problem

Cyber-security is a big issue, with people and companies finding out the hard way that their security is exposed when it turns up online for sale or they receive phone calls advertising features with details they…

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Suspect In The UK Told To Decrypt His Devices For The US

Apple vs the FBI may be over but that doesn’t mean the question about decryption and the law is over. In the most recent case to catch our ears a suspect from the UK being asked…

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Valve Found Guilty of Breaking Australian Consumer Law

Valve is known for creating the popular digital sales platform Steam, which does everything hardware to regular sales on video games. One thing they’ve been keen to improve on for a while has been their refund policy, something…

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Verizon Enterprise Breach Leads to 1.5 Million Customers Records Up For Sale

It’s not been a good year for Verizon. Earlier this month we reported on the fact that the company had been fined by the FCC for “supercookie” tracking, and now it would seem that Verizon Enterprise…

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Hackers Leave Advice for Breached Security Company

Security firm Staminus servers have been taken offline today, following a supposedly successful cyber-attack on their network. The Newport Beach, California-based hosting and distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection company went down at 8 am EST on…

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Hacker Who Leaked Bush’s Emails To Be Extradited

In this day and age, security and technology are constantly at odds. With the ability to chat with people all over the world with the press of a button, sometimes storing that information can be troublesome.…

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Apple’s Official Response To The FBI Is Here!

In the last few weeks, the news has been awash with a single topic when it comes to technology, Security. Brought to life by a judge ordering Apple to unlock an iPhone, a move which has…

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Hacker Releases 17.8GB of Data From Turkish Police Server

A hacker going by the online alias ROR[RG] has released a large amount of data that belonged to a Turkish National Police database and is thought to contain large amounts of sensitive private information. ROR[RG] is aligned with…

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Juniper Networks Finds ‘Unauthorised’ Code in Its Software

Cyber security and the integrity of applications are essential for consumers to have confidence their details will be kept safe and not intercepted by a third-party. Well known internet hardware company Juniper networks have issued a…

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Twitter Users Hit by State-Sponsored Attackers

On Friday, a number of Twitter users received a notification from the social networking platform, explaining that their accounts had been the target of state-sponsored actors. Unsurprisingly, the supposed targets of these attacks were mass surveillance…

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Nexus Mods May Have Been Victim of a Hack

Another day another hack. After the likes of VTech and TalkTalk, it was only a matter of time before hackers did the truly unthinkable, they started targeting your games (again)! While not strictly targeting your games they…

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EU Agree On Cybersecurity Rules

Security is a word that has appeared more and more online when it comes to the digital world in recent years. With more and more attention drawn by everyone from presidential candidates like Donald Trump to toy…

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Wetherspoons Reveals Extent Of Hack

From phone calls made to and from prisons, to the details of thousands of children and their parents, hacks seem to be everywhere and are affecting everyone these days. The latest one to reveal they’ve been…

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VTech Leak Contained Headshots of Kids and Chat Logs

Recently it came to light that VTech had been hacked, potentially revealing thousands of emails and usernames. The hacker has revealed more information though on what was contained and revealed within the hack, the information which…

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Amazon Passwords Could Have Been Leaked

It’s that time of the year again, when everyone goes crazy and starts buying ready for all the events and gift giving that is come over the next few months (some even preparing so much as…

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TalkTalk Warned of Possible Data Breach in 2013

The data breach of TalkTalk customer information raised a number of serious questions about the company’s security and encryption measures. Embarrassingly, it appears to be the work of a 15-year-old boy, and customers are livid as…

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TalkTalk Hackers Only Accessed a Small Percentage of Data

Since the cyber attack on Internet Service Provider (ISP) TalkTalk on October 21st, it has been revealed that the hacker(s) have only been able to access 4% of sensitive customer details. I say only loosely as even…

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Anonymous to Start OpKKK

The internet is a place where lots can happen. People can have their details exposed, like those that were taken in the latest breaches at TalkTalk or they could have them misused in SWAT’ings. Some people believe…

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Microsoft Outlook Web App Vulnerable to Password Hacking via “Backdoor”

Typical Microsoft, the tech giant has more backdoors than Disneyland and World put together; the latest vulnerability that has been unearthed by researchers is a pretty serious breach and allows an attacker the option to steal…

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Global Nuclear Facilities at Greater Risk of a Cyber Breach than Previously Thought

We all know various connected infrastructure defences are vulnerable; these include recent attacks on high-profile websites and also communication arms of governments and well-known individuals. Technically anything can be hacked and therefore robust implementations need to…

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Millions of T-Mobile Customer Records Stolen In Data Hack

If I had a £1/$1 every time a company was hacked and private details of consumers were leaked to a third-party, I would be now looking at a brochure for mansions. The latest victim is mobile…

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Ashley Madison Hackers Leaving Behind Footprints

Hacking has been big news in recent years, with everyone from Sony to Apple having breaches and personal information released. The latest in this long stream of hacks is a website titled Ashley Madison. In case…

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SSL Bug Lets People Impersonate Anyone

So you’re browsing online, through Facebook, Ebay and even your bank and you notice that padlock at the start of your address bar. You see that symbol and you think, that means I’m secure. I’m safe…

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White House Orders New Measures to Combat Breaches In Digital Security

Earlier we mentioned how OPM (Office of Personal Mangement) in the US found they had been hacked with thousands of records accessed, including those relating to background checks for security clearances, something which if true leaves…

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OPM Hack Believed To Be Worse Than First Revealed

publically exposed hacks are almost an everyday occurrences in modern times, with everything from cloud storage hacks revealing personal pictures to large time security software companies being hacked. These can be anywhere from personally and professionally devastating…

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Data Breach: The Sure Fast Way to Become a Retail Pariah

“18.5M Californians lose data to hackers”   Shocking weekly headlines such as this illustrate the growing problem of major data breaches at multinational enterprises and have both consumers and operators crying foul. In fact, these large…