The most severe password mistakes

So you’ve come up with a password that’s secure enough. You use it everywhere, and always make sure to change your password every few months. What could go wrong? You might be making one of the most common password mistakes: being lazy with your passwords! Find out in this article what you should avoid – if you’re looking to avoid becoming one of the unlucky ones! While everyone should be …

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Microsoft Teams on the radar of hackers

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that was introduced in 2016. Microsoft Teams offers teamwork and communication features such as chat, video conferencing, screen sharing, email, documents, and calendars. However, there have been reports of targeted spear-phishing attacks on Microsoft Teams users’ emails recently. This type of phishing attack is similar to instant message spam. The sender fools the recipient into thinking they are sending an important email or attachment …

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Which was the first cyber attack?

Recent years have seen a rise in cyberattacks carried out by governments and non-governmental organizations. These attacks are carried out to steal intellectual property or damage your computer’s operating system. While these attacks may seem like a futuristic concept, the first attack was likely in 2008 during the Russo-Georgian war. Let’s learn more about this first cyberattack and how it paved the way for future attacks! The first cyberattack carried …

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A new Android threat attacks two-factor identification

Websites and apps need to come with security measures for users. Two-factor authentication makes sure that an individual has a password to log into the app or website, but this is not enough because hackers are constantly coming up with new ways to hack it. The case The Escoba Trojan attacks the second leg of two-step authentication, considered almost perfectly secure until now: it tries to steal the Google Authenticator …

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Mobile phone pests are on the rise

It’s hard to believe the modern-day smartphone or tablet is considered a threat to our security. It is becoming increasingly clear that hackers are actively targeting these devices to exploit their weaknesses and easily steal valuable data. The days when a mobile phone or tablet was considered perfectly safe are slowly disappearing: it is becoming increasingly clear that hackers are now paying close attention to mobile devices. For example, the …

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Lapsus also stole data from Samsung

Lapsus proved to be quite active in April, stealing data from Samsung. 190 GB of information, no less! However, it was not primarily personal data that fell into the wrong hands, but source code for software used in product development. Who is Lapsus? Lapsus is a hacking group that has primarily focused on the Russian Federation for the last three years. Many of the attacks have been aimed at institutions …

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The Lapsus hacker group has blackmailed Nvidia

The Lapsus hacker group has hacked the Nvidia website and has leaked millions of people’s personal information. The hackers have threatened to release the information if Nvidia doesn’t pay them $3 million in bitcoins. There are still many unanswered questions about how this happened, but it is unclear if these hackers are part of a larger organization or individuals. The case Not many people probably knew the name of the …

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Conti may have a headache

Conti is a group that uses multiple cyber attacks to make money. They primarily use social engineering through email and information gathering. They also rely on spear-phishing emails that convince the target that they are receiving relevant information from their company. Conti tends to work with other hacker groups such as Anonymous because they share similar values and goals. The case Conti is a group that hopes to make a …

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Germany to ban Telegram?

You’ve probably heard of the popular messaging app Telegram, but there’s a chance you don’t know that it might soon be banned in Germany and Brazil. This blog post will explore why governments are clamping down on this app and its meaning for users. You may have heard that the popular encrypted messaging app, Telegram, has been banned in Russia. But while the Russian government is trying to make it …

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CryptBox – The secure safe for your data

There are many ways to protect your data in the digital era. Some are more secure than others. Today we’ll look into a new product that’s on Indiegogo called “CryptBox.” Why is it necessary? We’ve all got secrets. Whether it’s big, unspoken secrets like a member of your family’s illness or small things that you keep on your phone just in case – there’s a lot of important information that …

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