Watch out for neglected privacy settings

We all have our privacy settings set to reflect how much we share on social media. After all, most of us would never post the phone number or address of our home or office building. But there are many things you may not think about when it comes to online security and privacy. For example, what about the data collected by your GPS app? We should regularly maintain our online …

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500 million records discovered on the dark web

During an investigation, the BKA has discovered a collection of 500 million user records on the dark side of the web. In addition to user names, the database also contained email addresses and associated passwords, which could be used to create a perfect opportunity for fraudsters to try to gain access to social networking services. The latest data in the database is from December 2016.