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‘Superfish’ Malware Found in Games and Software

The Superfish adware was discovered in software pre-bundled with Lenovo laptops back in the end of 2014, leaving users open to eavesdropping from third parties and other similar attacks. At first it was thought that this was all this malware had affected, but security experts have discovered the bug is actually present elsewhere as ‘Superfish’ malware found
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FCC Set To Vote on Net Neutrality

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is finally looking like it will pass the laws that will see a stricter hold on broadband internet, ensuring no company or organisation will have an advantage over another when it comes to internet traffic or attempting to control the flow of data and information. This includes controversial plans to introduce
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Why Firmware in Phones and Computers are so Vulnerable

Firmware appears in so many computer items and accessories, from keyboards to mice, webcams to graphics and sound cards, even the battery in your computer or phone has firmware. Experts have revealed that sophisticated hackers are targeting firmware in mobile phones and computers, as they are notoriously insecure and relatively unsafe. Kaspersky Labs revealed that they
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Use HybridVPN to Unlock Restricted Websites

When trying to access your favourite websites from outside your country, it can be very frustrating when you’re unable to view or access certain content. Even websites you wouldn’t expect to have restrictions can come up with an error when trying to watch a video or listen to audio from abroad. Bypass these restrictions with
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Hackers Steal Over $1billion in Online Bank Thefts

In one of the largest scale bank thefts recorded, hackers steal over $1Billion in online bank thefts from more than 100 banks throughout the world. Russian security firm Kaspersky reported the breach as it was learned that the hacking ring has been active since at least 2013. It is believed that more than 100 banks in
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YouTube Turns 10 Years Old

Its difficult to imagine a world, or at least the internet, without YouTube. The online video website YouTube turns 10 years old this week, and is one of the most popular websites on the internet, and has been for the majority of its life online. Back in 2005, as big as the internet was, there was
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Russia Planning to Block VPNs

Since 2012, Russia has employed watchdog Roskomnadzor to monitor all internet activity within the country and control what sites are accessible or blocked. Luckily for the citizens, VPNs have been useful to circumvent these restrictions, allowing unrestricted internet. But this might all change with Russia planning to block VPNs. A Russian MP is proposing a ban to any tools
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Big Security Changes After Anthem Breach

After the breach of security at many high-profile companies, including Sony Pictures and more recently Anthem, the health insurance company that had over 80 million customer details leaked in an attack last week. This attack is just the latest in a line of breaches that have cost companies millions as well as putting even more people’s
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