The Things Kids Hide Online

It is no wonder that children may have a ton of secrets that they would want to keep from their parents. It’s also obvious that, due to peculiarities of the Internet era, a portion of those secrets, to some extent, pertain to the Internet and computers. That’s absolutely fine, but not when those secrets start to pose a threat to the child’s well-being.

Continue Reading… Hacked, User Data And Crypto Keys May Be Stolen started notifying users of a data breach last night that their account information might have been compromised after hackers exploited a new vulnerability in third party software used to operate the website. Even though there is no evidence that the attacker has actually stolen or misused any of the exposed information, the organization warned their users to change their passwords.

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Cyber Criminals Using Rio Olympics as Bait to Target Users with Phishing Scams

Phishing attacks are definitely on a rise nowadays with email scams and spam messages doing the round across the World Wide Web incessantly. Usually, these campaigns increase in their gravity, scope and proportion when a big event of national or global nature is expected to be held in the near future. The same is the case this time when the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics are due to be held malicious actors are showing their antics with full vigor and fervor.

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117 Million 2012 LinkedIn Emails And Passwords Up For Sale

A hacker is trying to sell the account information, including emails and passwords, of 117 million LinkedIn users. The hacker, who goes by the name “Peace,” told Motherboard that the data was stolen during the LinkedIn breach of 2012. At the time, only around 6.5 million encrypted passwords were posted online, and LinkedIn never clarified how many users were affected by that breach.

Turns out it was much worse than anybody thought.

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