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  • Facebook “flaw” discloses users’ private friends list

    26.11.2013

    A recently unearthed potential Facebook security vulnerability can turn out to be a boon for stalkers or social engineers trying to get their friendship request accepted by a target and use that access to wreak damage or gather crucial information.

  • 90% of workers in Britain cannot resist clicking on a web link

    20.11.2013

    90% of UK workers surveyed have clicked on a web link embedded in an email with two-thirds (66%) admitting they very rarely first check to ensure the link is genuine, according to Sourcefire.

  • Snowden social-engineered co-workers to share their passwords

    11.11.2013

    The revelations stemming from the documents exfiltrated by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have changed the way we look at many things, but the details that have been trickling out about the way he went about getting access to those documents have also shown us how serious the insider threat can be.

  • Cybercrime gangs seek victims in untapped markets

    07.11.2013

    A record number of brands were targeted by phishers in the second quarter of 2013, according to APWG.

  • What happens when a scammer tries to scam a security researcher?

    05.11.2013

    Senior Research Analyst Jeremy Scott received a phone call from “the service center for the Windows operating system computers” and they told him that he had something much worse than viruses," he had "malwares and spywares” and that they wanted to help remove it.




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How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals it’s our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


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