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  • Google, Facebook combat tech support advertising scams

    16.05.2014

    TrustInAds.org, a new organization founded by AOL, Facebook, Google and Twitter aimed at protecting people from malicious online advertisements, has issued a report that shines light on how online advertising platforms are combating tech support advertising scams that attempt to infiltrate a personís computer.

  • Tech companies and privacy practices: Who has your back?

    16.05.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published its fourth annual "Who Has Your Back" report that aims to show which major technology companies are good at protecting your data from government requests.

  • Why Google prefers numeric CAPTCHAs

    12.05.2014

    Alphanumeric CAPTCHAs - those more or less difficult-to-read combinations that are used by many online services to discern whether a user is human or a bot - have been in use for over 15 years now, but I've yet to meet a person who likes "solving" them.

  • Google account passwords stolen in phishing attack

    12.05.2014

    Hackers have been stealing Google account passwords in a new and better crafted phishing attack that is hard to catch with traditional heuristic detection, according to Bitdefender.

  • Beware of Google+ "Fraudulent Verification Survey" phishing scam

    07.05.2014

    Phishers are again after Google account login details - this time they are trying pass themselves off as the nonexistent "Google+ All Domain Mail Team" and are urging users to participate in a "spam and fraudulent verification" survey: If they don't, the email threatens, they will be considered to be fraudulent users and their email account will be shut down.




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Nearly 70% of critical infrastructure providers suffered a breach

Posted on 10 July 2014.  |  Nearly 70% of companies that are responsible for the world's power, water and other critical functions have reported at least one security breach that led to the loss of confidential information or disruption of operations in the past 12 months.


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