Malwarebytes 06-04-2021

Research claims Google Pixel phones share 20 times more data than iPhones

If you’re an Android phone user, now might be a good time to invest in a good pair of ear plugs. Fans of iPhones aren’t known for being shy when it comes to telling Android users that Apple products are superior, and things may be about to get worse, thanks to a new research paper (pdf).  Researchers […]

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VPN3000 03-04-2021

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News 03-04-2021

What is zero day?

Most software has had a bug at some point. But what if that bug has the potential to open backdoors for hackers to exploit? Worse still, what if the developers of the software have no idea it exists? Criminals can abuse these so-called zero day vulnerabilities for months or even years before anyone patches them. […]

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VPN3000 31-03-2021

Government side steps fraud as it moves to tackle online harm

The UK Online Harms Bill is a landmark moment amid a wider move to greater online safety. The bill was revealed last year but is yet to make it onto the statute books because of parliamentary delays caused by Covid-19. If not this year it is expected to become legislation next year. However, critics are […]

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News 30-03-2021

What is the best VPN for China?

The Great Firewall of China restricts users from accessing the free and open internet. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be used to browse freely, but few actually work in China, making the best VPN for China hard to find. However, if you plan to travel there, then NordVPN is a great choice. Why you […]

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Malwarebytes 29-03-2021

Steam users: Don’t fall for the “I accidentally reported you” scam

Suppose that, out of the blue, a Steam user tells you they’ve accidentally reported you for something you didn’t do, like making an illegal purchase, and that your Steam account is going to be suspended. They ask you to message a Steam admin, whose profile they kindly provide, to help you sort out this dilemma. […]

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VPN3000 29-03-2021

Simple steps to prevent your Facebook account from being hijacked

With well over two billion users worldwide, Facebook is a big juicy target for scammers who want to work their way to ill-gotten gains or just to wreak havoc. Unfortunately it can be easy to become a victim given that scams are widespread and in many cases appear to be authentic. That said, a little […]

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Bullguard VPN 25-03-2021

Fight for online privacy gathers pace

Every time we go online our movement are tracked, data collected and collated and typically sold on to anonymous third parties. This can include personally identifiable information. Today, it’s normal, expected and the foundation for business models which generate huge profit. This has happened almost quietly, without much of an outcry, largely because big tech […]

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News 24-03-2021

The human impact of a Royal Mail phishing scam

Last week, we looked at a Royal Mail themed scam which has very quickly become the weapon of choice for phishers. It’s pretty much everywhere at this point. Even one of my relatives with a semi-mystical ability to never experience a scam ever, received a fake SMS at the weekend. The problem with common attacks […]

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VPN3000 23-03-2021

Protecting gamers and enabling lightning fast game play

Cyber threats against gamers have grown enormously over the past few years yet many gamers think their data is of little value and as such they won’t be hacked. But gaming accounts hold valuable nuggets of data for hackers who can sell it on the dark web, and identity thieves who can exploit it for […]

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