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  • 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked


    It has been a tough 24 hours for LinkedIn. First they were accused of storing users' potentially confidential private and business information on the company servers without their knowledge, and then it has been discovered that a batch of what are allegedly the LinkedIn passwords of some 6.5 million users was published on a Russian forum.

  • LinkedIn privacy fail


    The LinkedIn mobile app for iOS devices has been discovered sending potentially confidential private and business information to the company servers without the users' knowledge.

  • Users worry about data security, but still trust social networks


    Although the majority of people (71 percent) are worried about the amount of personal information held online, a significant proportion would still share confidential information with people they didnít know, with almost a third (32 percent) stating they would send a password, bank account number or their motherís maiden name via email or a social networking website, say the result of a recent Faronics survey exploring UK web usersí attitudes to online security.

  • Cybercriminals target Google, LinkedIn and Mass Effect 3 users


    During March 2012, GFI Labs documented several spam attacks and malware-laden email campaigns infiltrating usersí systems under the guise of communications purporting to be from well-known companies and promotions for popular products and services.

  • Apple, Facebook and others named in privacy lawsuit


    Thirteen individuals have filed a lawsuit against a number of app makers including Path, Facebook, Instagram, Yelp and Rovio, accusing them of uploading the information stored in their mobile phones' address book to their servers and using the appropriated data for their own ends, Venture Beat reports.


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 itís 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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