All That You Need To Know About Data Mining

How are the world’s economic trends decided upon? How are predictions made of the forthcoming trends in business or technology? By analyzing the data that is already available, of course. You see, if you study the data that is accumulating over the years, you’ll notice a clear pattern. There is always a link between events

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Your credit card can be hacked in six seconds

A bot can guess banking information on a credit card in a few seconds, as proved by researchers from  Newcastle University. Taking your bank card in your wallet and entering the different information to make an online purchase takes up to one minute, right. It may sound to be quite fast, but it’s still ten times

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Free Wi-Fi hotspots are dangerous

You can get more and more free Wi-Fi hotspots available in cafes, hotels and airports… what cybercriminals love as it makes it even easier for them to access to your data through them! For the last 10 years, cybercrime has become more professional and has indeed become a “real industry”, seeking profitability. The volume of

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Pokemon Go: who shall make the most of it?

After driving people nuts in the US, Australia or New Zealand, Pokemon Go the mobile augmented reality game is currently converting the world. Nintendo as well as Apple, Google among others see it as a jackpot. Pokemon Go, the already famous augmented reality mobile game, already present in over 40 countries, is actually a global

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The Privacy Shield, the new Personal Data act

The Privacy Shield, a new law framework concerning the transfer of personal data from EU to the USA has just been passed by the 28 states of the EU. Let us study its strengths and weaknesses compared to the current framework. The regulatory system to oversee the transfer of data between Europe and the US was

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Apple Declare Victory Against FBI But Fight Continues

With the long and drawn out battle between the FBI and Apple over encryption, an end to the case has been found but it isn’t quite as simple a victory. As Apple declare victory against FBI but fight continues as the war of privacy vs security carries on. After the case was bought before the

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Fisher-Price Smart Bear Open to Hacking

In a report that comes as no surprise to anyone anymore, but a toy that combines with technology has been found to include a glaring security loophole. It is found that the Fisher-Price Smart Bear open to hacking, compromising sensitive information about the child the toy is intended for. Security experts at a Boston-based company,

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Cyber Security Experts Charge Top Companies £10,000 a Day

In the wake of yet another cyber attack on customer details, this time with UK pub chain Wetherspoons, it has been revealed that cyber security experts are charging an ever soaring rate for companies to protect themselves and their customer’s data. In the past year, there has been more high profile hacks and cyber attacks than

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China Accused of Huge Breach of US Government Data

Only months after the US government suffered a data breach from hackers thought to be of Russian origin, President Obama is having to deal with another attack on home soil, this time with China accused of huge breach of US government data. This time, the attack came on OPM, the Office of Personnel Management, which holds

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In Europe, 6% of network disruptions are due to cybercrime

In 2012, cyberattacks have led to 6% of failures affecting both landline and mobile telephone networks in the European Union, according to a report recently published by the European Agency for Network and Information Security Information (ENISA). This ENISA figure is even more striking, that network disruptions due to cyberattacks have affected more people than

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