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600,000+ compromised account logins every day on Facebook, official figures reveal


If you've an unauthorised party has logged into your Facebook account, then you're far from alone. New official statistics revealed by the social networking giant reveal that 0.06% of the more than billion logins that they have each day are... Continue Reading →

Google publishes web safety advice for ‘Good to Know’ campaign


Google has launched a campaign promoting online safety, in association with the UK's Citizen's Advice Bureau. The campaign, which will include adverts in newspapers, on public transport and online, is being run with the hope of encouraging internet users to... Continue Reading →

Sony suffers another security scare – 93,000 user accounts broken into


Hackers successfully broke into 93,000 accounts at Sony over the last few days, once again impacting users of the Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network (PSN) and Sony Online Entertainment services. According to a blog post by Philip Reitinger, Sony's Chief Information Security... Continue Reading →

LulzSec, Anonymous and other hacks – should I change my password?


by Paul Ducklin on June 21, 2011 | Comments (6) FILED UNDER: Data loss, Featured, Privacy, Social networks With all the data breaches in the news lately, it's hard to know whether you've been affected. You could just change all your passwords after every reported breach -... Continue Reading →

26,000 sex website passwords exposed by LulzSec


The notorious LulzSec hacking group has published login passwords for almost 26,000 users of an x-rated porn website. The hackers compromised the database of the hardcore website (called "Pron"), exposing not only the email addresses and passwords of over 25,000... Continue Reading →

The top 50 passwords you should never use


Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess password? Maybe now's the time to fix that before it's too late. Twitter, LinkedIn, World of Warcraft and Yahoo are amongst the popular websites which are advising... Continue Reading →

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