How To Protect From Identity Theft In The Online World?

Every other day we come across news when sensitive data is stolen. There are a number of online scams which result in loss of personal data. Usernames, passwords, credit card information, bank details, etc. are taken fraudulently. This is also known as identity theft. An alarming number of individuals, businesses, organizations, government bodies are losing

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Stay Alert To Avoid Online Scams

The internet has made our life easy. With the lots of advantages, it also poses threats in the form of hackers and scams. There are prying eyes who are trying to get personal information about the internet users. Their only intention is to cheat innocent people. It is important to protect yourself from these online

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How To Protect Yourself From Data Theft?

In today’s world, every kind of business is at the risk of losing data security. It is essential to take care of your data. We keep coming across instances concerning data theft.  Recently, a huge data breach case came into light. This case concerns Equifax and approximately 143 million consumers. Apart from names, birth details, and

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Online identity theft: beware of finger photos

Identity theft is a real problem that Internet development only aggravates. If you don’t have a secured internet connection, you can easily have your personal data and photo hacked on the Internet besides your fingerprints on social media. Until now,  for identity theft, most common methods were using modeling clay or a picture of the user’s

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Cyber Attack in China Exposes 20 million Users

Alibaba, one of China’s biggest companies and owner of online auction site Taobao, have recently come under attack by hackers in which cyber attack in China exposes 20million users. The attack came from a group of hackers who have since been identified, and was caused by a breach of security in the Alibaba’s cloud computing

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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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Toy Company Exposes Private Data of Parents and Children

In yet another data breach connected to children’s toys, Hong Kong children’s technology and toy company VTech has revealed that they suffered a data breach. The hack saw almost five million customer’s data hacked and exposed. The toy company exposes private data of parents and children, information including names, addresses, download history, secret questions and

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Protect your online identity

Identity theft has always been a concern, but it becomes even a bigger risk today, as many details of our private lives are openly accessible on the Internet. This makes it easier for hackers to steal someone’s identity — which can be worth thousands of dollars and can give many nightmares to those who have

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A small city in Romania is the world capital for Internet scam

Several months ago, Ramnicu Valcea, a small town of 100,000 people in Romania became the world capital for cybercrime. Hackers specialized in scamming naive Internet customers do make a stand to the police, all over the world. Located in the center of Romania, at the foot of the Carpathians, Ramnicu Valcea took the nickname of

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