Month: May 2018

In recent years, massive data breaches have become regular news items – and for a good reason. During these attacks, millions of credentials are leaked and made available to malicious actors. With them, hackers have free reign to attack other sites in the hope of gaining access to user accounts. But there is another, considerable…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. And his timing couldn’t be worse. As GDPR comes into full effect, the Facebook boss has been busy explaining how data firm Cambridge Analytica appropriated information on over 80 million potential voters in the U.S. But as big as this…

What would you do if a message like this appeared on your computer screen? “Your computer has been compromised. To unlock it, you must pay $1,000 within 24 hours. If you do not send the money within the allotted time, all of your files will be encrypted – permanently”. Every day, thousands of people receive…

This year, World Password Day falls on May 3. An initiative devised to make you think about how well you secure your accounts; this annual event started in 2013. It may not be the most alluring celebration, but the organizers of World Password Day are on a mission. So, there’s no time like the present…