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  • Advice on Tor use in wake of Freedom Hosting compromise

    06.08.2013

    In the wake of the discovery that someone has compromised Tor hidden services hosted by Freedom Hosting and injected malicious JavaScript aimed at de-anonymizing specific users, the Tor Project has advised Tor users to keep their Tor Browser Bundle (TBB) updated, switch away from Windows, and disable JavaScript.

  • Tor users targeted with spyware following anonymous Web-host shutdown

    05.08.2013

    The news that the alleged owner of Freedom Hosting, the internet host for a great number of Tor hidden services, has been arrested and is accused of distributing and promoting child pornography has resounded across the Internet and has explained why in the last few days there were mass outages of Tor hidden services.

  • Chrome, Firefox users targeted with account-hijacking plugins

    31.07.2013

    Hijacked social networking accounts can be monetized in a number of ways, so cyber crooks are always thinking up new ways of doing so, preferably without the user noticing.

  • Internet Explorer best at malware and privacy protection

    24.07.2013

    Back in May, NSS Labs shared the results of their testing of how successful popular Web browsers are in detecting malware, showing that the latest versions of Internet Explorer (10) and Chrome (25/26) were considerably more effective that those of Safari (5), Firefox (19) and Opera (12): Their latest testing and reports concentrate on phishing protection and privacy settings.

  • Firefox 22 delivers 14 security updates

    26.06.2013

    Mozilla released Firefox 22, which includes 14 security updates: four are critical, six high, three moderate and one low.




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51% of consumers share passwords

Posted on 20 August 2014.  |  The research revealed that consumers are not only sharing passwords but also potentially putting their personal and sensitive information at risk by leaving themselves logged in to applications on their mobile devices, with over half of those using social media applications and email admitting that they leave themselves logged in on their mobile device.


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