Le VPN Blog

Australia Introduce Data Retention Law

A new law passed in Australia has meant that internet service providers are required by law to store customer’s data for up to two years, in a move many deem to be controversial. Similar to the laws passed in the UK, these new measures are enforced to combat a growing threat in national security. This move
Submit to reddit

Hackers Steal $5million from Airline

Low cost airline Ryanair have confirmed that the company have lost over $5million after fraudsters access the funds via a Chinese bank. Hackers steal $5million from airline by withdrawing the money through an electronic transfer, but it is still not known who is behind the attack. The Irish Times have reported that Ryanair regularly purchases fuel with dollars
Submit to reddit

Wifi Hack Causes iOS Devices to Reboot and Crash

Security researchers Skycure have found a weakness in iOS code that allows hackers to cause a user’s iPhone or iPad to restart and crash repeatedly, all through a wifi network. The only fix for this at the moment is to immediately leave the wifi zone. Wifi hack causes iOS devices to reboot and crash continuously by
Submit to reddit

Russian Hackers Accessed Obama’s Emails

New York Times have revealed that President Obama’s personal emails were read by hackers last year. The White House confirmed that Russian hackers accessed Obama’s emails but no classified emails were obtained. The Times went on to say that Obama’s personal Blackberry email account was not breached but also went on to say that the
Submit to reddit

Why You Need to be Using a VPN

Anyone who uses the internet, whether its just casually for Facebook or someone who stays connected all the time, should be using a VPN when online. It is very important you stay protected online at all times. This means protecting your accounts from fraudulent access, as well as keeping your own private data safe. But a VPN can
Submit to reddit

iOS Apps Found to be Open to Data Theft

It has been revealed that a serious flaw in Apple’s iOS meant that 1000s of apps were left exposed to attacks as 1000s of iOS apps found to be open to data theft. Security firm SourceDNA released a report claiming that a security flaw in device’s mobile network meant that hackers are able to access sensitive
Submit to reddit

New Google Search Will Change Mobile Rankings

The search engine giants will be rolling out a change soon in how search results are calculated on mobile devices, with an emphasis on sites optimised for being mobile-friendly. New Google search will change mobile rankings so any site that hasn’t been made for mobile devices will fall lower on search results. This move will no
Submit to reddit

WikiLeaks to Publish Leaked Sony Files

When the Sony Pictures hack dominated the news at the end of last year, it sent shockwaves through the world warning the vulnerability of computer systems everywhere. If one of the largest entertainment companies were at risk from hackers, then surely anybody can be exposed to data theft. After the leaks went global, including unreleased
Submit to reddit

Voting Machines Found to be Easy to Hack

Electoral machines in the USA have come under scrutiny after it has been revealed that the touchscreen systems used in several states across America had very low security, as anyone could have easily and anonymously accessed them as voting machines found to be easy to hack. The Virginia Information Technology Agency published the report stating that the security
Submit to reddit

Game of Thrones Leaked Episodes

It has been revealed that Britain leads the world in downloading illegal episodes of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. Just a sample of IP addresses of those who shared the leaked episodes of George RR Martin’s fantasy epic series has shown that 1 in 10 addresses are based in the UK. Since season five
Submit to reddit